Inside the Japanese design lab revolutionizing and democratizing prosthetics CNBC visits Tokyo-based running prosthetics company, Xiborg, and meets Dutch Paralympic medalist, Kimberly Alkemade, who credits the organization with supporting her success. Bekijk "On The...
Get ready, set!
In this post I reflect on what brought me to Tokyo, the challenges and choices that helped me become the fastest version of myself. I still have quite a bit to improve. But first the Paralympics
The journey to the top, is the journey to myself
When I look back on my journey to Paralympic top sprintster, the title should actually be; 'The journey to myself'. In elite sports you are dependent on yourself, so if you drop the ball physically or mentally, you will immediately feel that during the race. May 8, I...
Meeting in real life
Joep and I have produced a good winter training period, even though the current method was nothing like I’ve been used to these last few years. Because of this change in approach, I did not have a great feeling about my progress so far, until the training-camp in...