Athlete Biography

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)

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