Epke Zonderland Named Keynote Speaker At The Game In The CIty 2012 Event
"The Flying Dutchman" Epke Zonderland, the first Dutch male gymnast ever to win an Olympic gold medal, which he picked up for his performance on the horizontal bar at the 2012 London Olympics, is starting to see the perks of Olympic fame, as he was asked to be one of the keynote speakers at the annual Game in the City event, the largest Dutch game event, which also offers presentations, workshops and, of course, an awards ceremony.
Zonderland will address how the advancement of technology is helping sports today, as motion capture abilities have helped him advance his expertise as a gymnast, reports Dutch Cowboys. Zonderland will be joined by race car driver Tim Coronel, who will challenge visitors to virtual races.
The event, which is largely geared toward young people, will take place in the city of Amersfoort on November 22 and 23. Part of the festivities will revolve aroundthe awards show, also called the Oscars of the Dutch game industry.
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