Angela Maurer is
back again and seemingly gets better year by year despite being twice as old as
some of her elite competitors.
The 36-year-old mother of one child, she
has a perspective on life that is cool-headed, calm and composed – which all
serve her very well in the chaotic cacophony of competition.
She not only
qualified for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics as one
of the top ten 10K swimmers in the world, and just barely lost the 25K world
championships in 32°C waters in a heroic silver-medal performance in Shanghai,
but she also won the 2011 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup series for the
fifth time overall after traveling from continent to continent.
Angela remains among the fastest and most fit endurance swimmers on the
planet while working as an Associate Commissioner of Police.
continues to train hard – having swum over 60,000 kilometers during her career
or greater than the circumference of the Earth. For her continued success
at the highest echelon and her longevity in the sport, Angela Maurer