Questions and Answers with Annabel v. Westerop

In her youth, Annabel van Westerop won a silver medal in dressage riding at the world cup in Columbia, today, she is one of the best freestyler in the world and we are happy, that she answered our questions.

So turn on Catch and Release from Matt Simmons and enjoy the interview     

With whom do you want to change a day?

Anyone with an office job. I’d love to see how it feels to go to the office every day and then probably find out that it’s not for me 🙂

How does (in your opinion) a perfect day looks like?

An amazing kite session, hang out with some friends on the beach, and spend time with the family.

Your biggest challenge in life?

To think about the future 😉

Book or TV?


Germany or Spain?

Spain (sorry!)

Which song do you prefer these days?

Catch & Release

Which three things would you take on a lonely island?

Books, candy and my dog

Single or in a relationship?


Charmander, Bulbasaur or Squirtle?

Charmander haha

What do you do in your training that is key to your success?

Commitment. Commitment to push myself to my limits each time, as I train alone mostly.

Meat or Vegetables?


Sweet popcorn or salty popcorn?


What would you be today, if you were not an athlete?

Professional horseback rider…but I suppose that’s an athlete too.

What makes you different from other athletes?

I am a perfectionist. Everything I do I do to the very best of my abilities.

Beer or Wine?


Campervan or Hotel?


Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat?

Instagram and Facebook

Get up early or sleep late?


Comedy- or horror film?


Your hero and why?

Richard Branson, for being such an inspiration as a business man and a person.

Your highlight at the German World Cup?

The amazing setup, with lots to do and a proper riders area.

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