As Anke Woehrer says, the idea of making a career in sports has been with her ever since kindergarten, yet that was just the beginning. The trouble was choosing which sports, but fortunately, her older brother gave her a little bit of help!
WHEN DID YOU DECIDE TO PURSUE A SPORTS CAREER?
Some people take their time to choose a career for their future, and rightly so as there is a distinct possibility to be miserable for the next 30-40 years doing something you do not enjoy. An athlete does not have too much time to decide whether they want to become a professional athlete or not. Anke’s choice of career was determined by various factors.
THE BROTHER' SISTER
It’s not unusual for a child to copy the habits of the family members, especially if they have siblings. Anke Woehrer is no exception to that rule either. Having an older brother, she tried whatever her brother did. Find out more about what made her stop searching for a different athletic career once snowboarding came into her life.
HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED SNOWBOARDING?
Ok, I will make this easy for you, it’s all about math! Anke is now 32 and she has been a professional athlete for 20 years, give or take. Too early to start snowboarding?
And yet, what about other sports ...
Author: Delia Dobritoiu
MORE STORIES WITH ANKE & JAWS, HER SIBERIAN HUSKY
Please allow Anke and Jaws to tell you their secrets and stories as Champion and Pet through a series of clips, articles, GIFs and memes we prepared for you here at Discovery’s Pets of Champions! And, if you want to learn even more about them follow Anke’s social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.