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Life after the slopes; Anna Jochemsen’s story

Elite athletes strive to be the best, facing the next challenge in their lives after they retire. This is no different for a Paralympic athlete. Elite Alpine Skier for team Netherlands, 33-year-old Anna Jochemsen, has achieved an impressive scope of medals throughout her career, but now it’s time to hang up her skis, and transition into the business world.

Anna was born with only part of her leg, but this didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams as a strong, independent sportswoman with a determination to compete at the highest level. It was Anna’s father who encouraged her to ski when she was just 7 years old, skiing made her happy, and therefore decided to learn how to ski with a professional coach and competed in her first competition at 23.