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Getting to Know Marijke
- Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I was awarded the 21st Century Scholarship which allows me to get 50,000 dollars off of my tuition.
- What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I like that everyone feels comfortable to be themselves and the family atmosphere that my swim team fosters.
- Favorite Sports Movie - Remember the Titans
- Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Ajax
- Favorite Pro Sports Team - Dutch National Soccer team/ Ajax
- Favorite TV Show - How I Met Your Mother
- Favorite Athlete(s) - Jesse Owens, Sven Kramer, Edwin van der Sar
- Childhood Idol - Nigella Lawson
- Hobbies - Cooking, reading, eating
- Best Concert You Ever Attended - Kings of Leon at Rockwerchter
- Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Forbes
- Biggest Fear - Clowns, children and dolls
- Most Famous Person Ever Met - Richard Kind
- Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - My parents
- Most Prized Possession - My pink kitchenaid
- Place You'd Like to Visit - Australia/New Zealand
- First Memory of Your Sport - Arguing that doggy paddle was a stroke in kindergarten swimming
- Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Beating all of my personal records by at least 4 seconds in the first meet
- Pre-Game Rituals - Bananas
- Best Advice From a Coach - Breathe
- If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Start a college fund for students who cannot afford it.
- Career Aspirations - Not sure yet