Mariska Beijer

"No Pain, No Gain"

Year in School: Junior

Major/Minor:  Marketing

Hometown: Den Helder, Netherlands

Birthdate: June 29, 1991

Family: Mother: Louise, Father: Jacq, Sister: Linda, Brother: Arnold

Where you played Juniors at: ProBuild Lions, Amsterdam

International Experience:
2008 - Present Member of the Dutch national team
2013 & 2014 - Gold Medal at the U25 European Championships
2013 - Gold Medal at the European Championships
2012 - Bronze at the Paralympics in London
2011 - Silver at the European Championships
2010 - 5th Place at the Women's World Championships, National Champions of Netherlands with ProBuild Lions
2009 - Silver at the European Championships

Favorite Sports Team: Any Dutch National team

Favorite Holiday: Summer!

Favorite Basketball Memory:
It's a tie...Winning the Bronze medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and winning the European title in 2013.

Greatest Athlete of All time: Michael Jordan

What you will be doing in 20 years from now: Still be playing basketball, and working as a Marketeer for a sports agency.