1.   Name            

Maike Op het Veld


2.    Nationality   



3.    Date of birth



4.    Education/Occupation

Junior Consultant at CQM (Consultants in Quantitative Methods)


5.    Palmares/ Top Race Results

Rescue 2010: 1st 200m Superlifesaver, 2nd 100m Manikin Tow with Fins, 9th
Surf ski, 11th Ocean Woman European Championships 2011: 3rd
100m Lifesaver, 4th Surf ski


6.    Personal Motto:

Have fun and train hard


7.    Favorite competition

World Rescue Championships


8.    Favorite discipline

Superlifesaver and Surf Ski


9.    Goals for 2012

Improve my results from Rescue 2010 at Rescue 2012. I’d like to swim personal best times in the pool and reach finals at the surf events.


10. Most impressive lifesaving experience?

Winning gold at Rescue 2012.


11. Other than lifesaving, what else is important for
you/do you like doing?

My job is quite important as well. I like to spend the
time that is left over next to working and lifesaving with friends


12. How do you relate to your Wetiz gear, what does it
make stand out for you?

I have been racing on Wetiz gear since the start of my career, it has never let me down. I enjoy paddling on it and the service from Wetiz is good.