About me

I have tried to sum up the highlights of my archery life. All the way back to when I started exploring this beautiful sport.

2015

First time I entered the top10 of the world!
Completed Outdoor nationals hattrick!
Started meditating!

2nd place individual in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) at the test event for the Olympics!
3rd place with the team in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) at the test event for the Olympics!

Won the Erwin Verstegen Memorial competition in Boekel (Netherlands) with a new European record for the junior WA1440 round (90-70-50-30m) of 1349 points.

1st place at the second edition of the Lowlands Shootout Final on Papendal, Arnhem.

9th place at the biggest World Championships ever in Copenhagen (Denmark) and secured a team ticket for the Olympic Games!

Dutch National Outdoor champion to complete the hattrick! (2013-2014-2015)

2nd place individual at the first European Games in Baku (Azerbaijan)
3rd place with team at the first European Games in Baku (Azerbaijan)

Started Meditating on daily basis.

2nd place with team in Marathon (Greece) and secured team tickets for the European Games!

European Champion Indoor with team in Koper (Slovenia)!

2nd place at the National Indoor Championships.


 

2014

Started to pick up mental training more intensely!
Second senior outdoor title!

Gave my first lecture (about stabilizers).

Shot a World Record for juniors on 18m of 596/600 points in Eerde (Netherlands)!

Won the first ever Lowlands Shootout Final at Papendal (Netherlands)!

Became Dutch National Outdoor Champion for the second time in a row!

2nd place with Mixed team (together with Esther Deden) at the European Junior Championships in Ljubljana (Slovenia).

3rd place with team at the World Cup in Shanghai (China)!

Won the spring cup in Antalya (Turkey)!

3rd place with Team at the World Indoor Championships in Nimes (France)!

3rd place individual at the indoor World Cup in Telford (Great-Britain)

3rd place at the Dutch Indoor Nationals.


 

2013

First senior outdoor title!
3rd place with team at the Junior World Championships in Wuxi (China)!

2nd place with team at the outdoor World Championships in Belek (Turkey)!

Won my first National Senior Outdoor title!

Shot a junior European Record of 1347 points on a WA1440 round in Hoensbroek (Netherlands)!

Made my first World Cup final with the team in Shanghai (China) and got 4th!

3rd place individual at the Senior European Indoor Championships in Rzeszow (Poland)!
European team champion Indoor in Rzeszow (Poland)!

3rd place at the indoor National Championships.


 

2012

Joined Senior National team!
First international senior competitions!
First senior national championship!
Broke the 1350 border at 70m (cadets)!

Won the Kings of Archery shoot in Weert (Netherlands) and became the first recurve shooter with 900/900 in the qualification!

3rd place at the Face2Face tournament in Amsterdam (Netherlands)!

Won the Junior Face2Face in Diessen (Netherlands)!

Shot a cadet World Record of 686/720 on 60m in Boekel (Netherlands)!

European Champion Individual Cadets Outdoor in Nyköbing (Denmark)!
3rd place with teams at the European junior Championships in Nyköbing (Denmark)!

European Champion Outdoor teams in Amsterdam (Netherlands)!

Dutch National Champion seniors indoor!

2nd place at the junior World indoor Championships in Las Vegas (United states of America)!


 

2011

First World Championships!
Switched to a sport-friendly school.

Shot several world cadet records indoor!

Won the Junior Face2Face in Diessen (Netherlands)!

National Cadet Champion outdoor!

Qualified for the junior World Championships in Legnica (Poland)!

Shot a european record at the Cadet WA1440 round!


 

2010

Entered the Junior National Team
First time representing the Netherlands on international competition.
Crossed 1300 at 70m (cadet WA1440 round)!

3rd place at the Junior Face2Face in Diessen (Netherlands)!

Qualified for the junior European Championships in Winnenden (Germany)!

2nd place with team at the Junior Cup in Reggio Calabria (Italy)!


 

2009

First National record!
Started shooting for Archery Service Center!

 

2007

Got into the regional talent selection!
Made the decision I wanted to get into archery seriously.

 

2002

Registered for the Dutch Archery Federation
And received the first bow that was actually mine!

 

1999

When my archery life began
Started shooting a bow, together with my father! He was already member of an archery club and took me with him when I was 4 years old! Since we had to shoot through windows, I had to stand on a barstool!