Athlete Year of Birth: 1981
Athlete Place of Birth: Soest (NED)
Athlete Lives: Soest Netherlands
WTS Ranking: No Ranking
ITU Points List:: No Ranking
She lost her vision at age 12 following complications during surgery to remove a tumor. She always loved sports as a child, especially endurance sports. She became world champion in the tandem bike time trial at the 2010 World Championships in Quebec, Canada. She has also competed in para-cross country skiing, para-rowing and para-cycling at international level.
Athlete Sponsors: Vereniging Bartimeus Sonneheerdt
Athlete Language: Dutch, German, English
Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2009 (international)
Athlete Other Sports: She has competed in para-triathlon, para-cross country skiing, para-rowing and para-cycling at international level.
Athlete Proudest Moment: Rio!
Athlete Coach: Bas de Bruin (Dutch paratriathlon coach)