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Janne Friederike MEYER is a German athlete and competes in Jumping.

Name Janne Friederike MEYER-ZIMMERMANN
FEI ID 10001705
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12/01/1981
Competing for Germany - GER
Registration Jumping 2024
Last update 24/05/2023
FEI Database

Jumping 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first sat on a horse with her father at age two. She got her first pony at age six.
Why this sport? Her parents bred horses. Her father was a rider and she followed him into the sport.
Club / Team Norddeutsche und Flottbeker Reiterverein: Germany
General Interest
Hobbies Scuba diving, flying. (Facebook page, 09 Jul 2020)
Hero / Idol German riders Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Ludger Beerbaum. (, 25 Sep 2016;, 11 Jul 2014)
Injuries In 2005 she sustained a concussion after falling during a competition in Hamburg, Germany. (, 31 May 2014)
Awards and honours In 2015 she was named DKB Germany Riders Tour Rider of the Year and Northern Germany Athlete of the Year. (, 01 May 2016) She has twice been named Female Athlete of the Year in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. (, 17 Feb 2011)
Other information STABLES She and her husband Christoph run Hof Waterkant, a training, competition, and breeding stable in Pinneberg, Germany. (Instagram profile, 20 Mar 2023;, 03 Aug 2022) CHARITY WORK She has served as a board member of the Rainbow Foundation in Hamburg, Germany, and worked as an ambassador for the breast cancer charity Pink Ribbon Germany. (Facebook page, 25 Jul 2018;, 01 May 2016) OTHER ACTIVITIES She is a qualified pilot, having gained her private licence in 2010. "I love the feeling of freedom and watching the world go by." (, 01 May 2016;, 20 May 2014)
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Christoph Zimmermann, son Friedrich [2022]
Residence Pinneberg, GER
Occupation Athlete, Breeder, Business Owner, Horse Trainer
Languages English, German