Bloemen achieved his first international success at the Junior World Championship in 2006 in Erfurt . There he won gold in the team pursuit. In the World Cup he made his debut in December 2007 in Kolomna and finished seventh over 10,000 m in Division B. Also in the season he achieved his first World Cup podium with second place in the team pursuit. At the all-around European championship in Kolomna in 2008 he was eighth in the four-way fight. In the 2008/09 season he was among the top ten in all five World Cup appearances and thus achieved sixth place in the overall World Cup over 5000 / 10,000 m. In the following years he only appeared in a few World Cups. In March 2010 he won fourth place in the four-way fight at the all- around world championship in Heerenveen . In February 2012 he became Dutch four-way champion. At the all- around European championships in Budapest in 2012 he came ninth and at the all- around European championships in 2013 in Heerenveen, he came 15th in the four-way fight. In the 2012/13 season he reached eighth place in the overall World Cup over 5000 / 10,000 m. The fourth place over 10,000 m at the World Cup in Erfurt was his best result of the season.
Bloemen has been working for the Canadian association since the 2014/15 season. In January 2015 he was Canadian champion over 5000 m in Calgary . At the 2015 World Single Distance Championships in Heerenveen, he won the silver medal in the team pursuit. He was also sixth over 5000 m and over 10,000 m. At the beginning of the 2015/16 season he won his first World Cup victory in the team pursuit in Calgary and achieved his first podium finish in an individual World Cup race with third place over 5000 m. At the following World Cup in Salt Lake City , he won over 10,000 m. He undercut with a time of 12: 36.30 minutes. the more than eight year old world record set by Sven Kramer by 5.39 seconds. After a fall in Inzell in December 2015 , he did not start at the World Cup in Stavanger until the end of January 2016 , where he finished third over 5,000 m. The following month he won bronze in the team pursuit and silver in the 10,000 m at the 2016 World Individual Distance Championships in Kolomna. He was also fifth over 5000 m. At the all-around world championship in Berlin , he achieved fifth place and at the end of the season he finished fourth in the overall world cup over 5000 / 10,000 m. After third place over 5000 m and second place in the team pursuit at the beginning of the 2016/17 season in Astana , he finished third over 10,000 m in Heerenveen , second in Stavanger and in Berlin over 5000 m and thus achieved second place in the overall World Cup 5000 / 10,000 m. At the 2017 Individual Distance World Championships in Gangwon , he ran in fifth place over 5000 m and fourth place in the team pursuit and over 10,000 m. In the following season he came three times in second and once in third place over the long distances. He also won the team pursuit and over 5000 m in Salt Lake City and won the World Cup over 5000 / 10,000 m at the end of the season. At the highlight of the season, the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , Bloemen won the silver medal in the 5000 m and became Olympic champion in the 10,000 m. In March 2018 he came 16th at the all- around world championship in Amsterdam .