Board

President – Giel Meesen

Age: 25
Study: Previously Health Education & Promotion, now Lifestylecoaching
Comes from: Susteren
Started triathlon: 1 year ago when I joined FM
Triathlon specialty: Biking of course! ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‹
Last race: Ironman Slovenia 70.3 (2nd place!!๐Ÿฅˆ)
You can wake me up for:ย  Chocolate milk
Beer capacity: Still needs some finetuning for upcoming CoBoโ€™s๐Ÿป
Most embarrassing moment in triathlon: Practising transitions and running off with my bike helmet still on!

Vice-president & secretary – Marco Kroener

Age: 20
Study: Liberal Arts & Sciences
Comes from: Shanghai
Started triathlon: 2 years ago
Triathlon specialty: Eating to prepare for trainings
Last race: Ironman 4:18:4, Maastricht
You can wake me up for: A nap
Beer capacity: Jรคgermeister all the way๐ŸฆŒ
Most embarrassing moment in triathlon: one time I fell at a traffic light because I couldnโ€™t clip out in time๐Ÿšฆ

Secretary – Lea Dietzfelbinger

Age: 21
Comes from: Germany
Study: European Public Health
Started triathlon: when I was 16 (5 years ago)
Triathlon speciality: swimming like a dolphin ๐Ÿฌ
Last race: Ironman 5150 Maastricht
You can wake me up for: porridge and a coffe/ matcha latte โ˜•
Beer capacity: I prefer wine ๐Ÿท
Most embarrassing moment in triathlon: tried my cycling shoes for the first time and fell from my bike

Treasurers

Simon Hilt

Age: 26
Study: Data Science for Decision Making๐Ÿค“
Comes from: Emsdetten, Germany
Started triathlon: 2017
Triathlon specialty: transition zone (apparently)
Last race: OD in Eupen (BEL)
You can wake me up for: sports๐ŸŠ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
Beer capacity: enough for a beermile
Most embarrassing moment in triathlon: missed the start and therefore started late

Robin Pieper

Age: 26
Study: International Business – Strategy & Innovation
Comes from: Emsdetten, Germany
Started triathlon: This year, september 2021
Triathlon speciality: If there is one, then running ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ
Last race: There is no last race, but a big goal in 2022 – IRONMAN 70.3 in Maastricht
You can wake me up for: A nice training session
Beer capacity: lower than often expected ๐Ÿ˜ตโ€๐Ÿ’ซ

PR commissioner – Veerle van Gils

Age: 26
Comes from: Breda, Netherlands
Study: Neuropsychology, currently PhD student at the Alzheimer Center Limburg / UM
Started triathlon: last year
Triathlon speciality: none but definitely not swimming ๐Ÿ™ˆ
You can wake me up for: chocolate “pepernoten” at this time of the year (or a trip to Patagonia)
Beer capacity: Until somebody feeds me a shot tequila
Most embarrassing moment in triathlon: Not having done a triathlon (yet!) ๐Ÿ˜ณ