"Storstjärnorna on the Grip: ”Oh, is it true?”"
"Rikard Grip announced today that he ends up as landslagschef."
"Now react in a number of Swedish skaters, and believes that the news came as a shock. "
"– Wow, is it true? It was a novelty for me, " says Ebba Andersson to Expressen. "
"It was during the morning that the news came to landslagschefen Rikard Grip ends. He has been with for ten years and was a important factor to the many Swedish medals and podiums. "
"– I thought that the time was right to take on new challenges now. To get to work with driven people in new environments, new organizations and develop myself and my leadership, " says Grip to Sportbladet."
"the Reactions were not long in coming. "
"Several national team skaters express its surprise over the decision and feel that they do not know anything. "
"– Wow, is it true? It was a novelty for me. He has been in the business a long time so it will be special. I have only been with when he had been responsible, so will be a conversion, " says Ebba Andersson to Expressen. "
"Called Stina Nilsson"
"Sprinttalangen Moa Lundgren says that the decision came as a shock to her. "
"I am not inside the next circuit, so for me it's shocking," says Lundgren. It is very sad to hear. I can imagine that he wants to do something else, " she says. "
"Rikard Grip says that he rang up Stina Nilsson, as he was both a coach and mentor for, to tell you of its decision. According to him, " said Nilsson, not so much and respected his decision. "
"Directly after the announcement that the Grip would stop began speculation circulate around if there is concrete interest for him to take over as the landslagschef for Norway. But it was denied by the person in question. "
"I have not sought any services in Norway, and they have not contacted me about the service," said Rikard Grip to Sportbladet earlier in the day. "