Netherlands | Crew

Date of Birth: 16 March 1978

In: Groningen, The Netherlands

Nationality: Dutch

Something about her that you don't know: As well as sailing, Annemieke is also responsible for managing the crew’s nutrition regime during the race. Annemieke has a Bachelor in Sport and Health and is a NASM personal trainer.

Who she is: After a spell racing in the one-person Europe dinghy Olympic class, she switched to the three-woman Yngling class to represent the Netherlands at the 2004 Olympics in Greece – and four years later she won an Olympic silver medal in the women’s match racing at the 2008 Beijing Games. After a third Olympic appearance at London 2012, Annemieke turned her attention to another long-time goal, and completed a Volvo Ocean Race (2017-18 edition).