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Keep Challenging Yourself

During my high school I started swimming professionally and I have been doing that until the end of 2016. Every top athlete is choosing his or her own path, and I chose not to do a study during my career as swimmer. Since I retired from swimming, it was time to challenge myself in a new way, at the Johan Cruyff Institute. (more…)

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I retired one year ago

This week marks the first year anniversary of my retirement from professional sports. On Monday, I was given the honour to pass on the Amsterdam Athlete of the Year award to European Champion Mirco Pruyser, a Dutch hockey player. A nice moment to reflect on what has happened in the last year. (more…)