Athlete Stories
Around & About #10: University of North Carolina

Have you always wanted to learn more about the University of North Florida? Thanks to our Slamstox track & field star Lydia, you won’t need a ticket to Florida! 

In the video, Lydia tells everything about her life as a student-athlete and shows us unique footage of the campus in Jacksonville, one of the beach cities in Florida.

Lydia started running track at the age of 12 and has greatly improved herself over the last few years! In 2017, she won a silver medal during the national Dutch junior championships at the 1500m event. Lydia has been a student-athlete for the University of North Carolina since the Fall of 2018.


Would you like to learn more about Lydia and her adventures in Florida? Follow Lydia’s Instagram, @lydiavandijk_!
Interested in learning more about other universities in the US? Check the
Around & About videos created by other Slamstox student-athletes.

Would you, just like Lydia, want to play a college sport and study in America? Just shoot us a message and we’ll tell you all about your opportunities!