Het WK team dat Nederland zal vertegenwoordigen tijdens de SkyGames 2012 bestaat uit vier power ladies die hun sporen hebben verdiend in de loopsport. We stellen ze graag aan je voor. Omwille van de internationale aandacht voor de SkyGames presenteren we hun sport CV's in het Engels.
(born March 22, 1979) is a long-distance runner and duathlete. She is the current Catalan Champion and the winner of the Duathlon Núria-Queralbs 2011 (mountain running and mountain biking). She won Bronze in the Spanish Cup 2011 and a 10th place in the International Marathon Zegama-Aizkorri (Skyrunning World Series 2011). Also, she was awarded the title Best Sportsperson of the county Baix Ebre. More info on her personal site.
(born October 7th, 1971) is a long distance runner and trailrunner. She is the two times winner of the only Dutch mountain marathon (Mergelland Marathon, 2008 and 2010). She obtained a 4th place in the Tour the Tirol, 2009 (3 day event) and she won the 43 km race of the Transgrancanaria in 2010. In 2011 she has focused on ultrarunning, finishing the Transvulcania (84km) and running multiday tours. She has a long history of mountain running: in 2005 she also competed in the world mountain running championships (Marathon du Vignemale, French Pyrenees) and finished 9th.
(born October 26, 1985) is a long-distance runner and triathlete. She started long-distance racing in 2010 and competed in many races during 2011 achieving good results: She finished 3rd overall at the Brussels Marathon, 2nd at the 60km on Texel, 3rd (Vsen/F4) at the Embrunman (full triathlon) in the French Alps and finished 5th overall at the Eco-trail in Paris (50km). Although only 26 years old, this talented girl has already demonstrated her promising ability.
Chantal van der Geest
(born February 19th, 1977) started long distance running and trailrunning in 2010. The result of her first long distance run, the Ardennes Mega Trail 2010 (80 km) landed her a sixth-place finish. She is the winner of the Dutch 60 km of Texel 2010 (Zestig van Texel) and was third in the Veluwezoomtrail 2010 (50 km). The highlights of 2011 were her 6th place in the Salomon4trails 2011 (4 day event) and finishing the Transalpinerun.
Het Dutch Skygames Team vormt een prachtig uithangbord voor sportmerken met een specifiek aanbod voor trailrunning / skyrunning. We zijn dan ook met meerdere partijen in gesprek om de Nederlandse power ladies te ondersteunen in hun avontuur deze zomer.
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