Date of Birth: 16 March 1978
In: Groningen, The Netherlands
Legs sailed in this edition: 1
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon
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 – the Volvo Ocean Race.