Anne-Marie Flammersfeld is a record holding extreme athlete who discovered the joy of running quite late in her life at the age of 31. It was a chance encounter whilst she was on vacation in South America that she discovered the 'Racing The Planet 4 Desert Series'. So after training and running some marathons, she decided to enter the 2012 series and ended up being the first woman to win all 4 desert races in the same year. She loves trail racing and sees it as a way to enjoy nature and discover the world.
Why you should book Anne-Marie Flammersfeld for your next event
- Anne-Marie shares her own experiences to help others learn the strategies to motivate themselves whilst sticking to their goals. She will explain the importance of giving 100% to achieve goals, and how to ride crises whilst consolidating personal strengths.
- Anne-Marie will give your staff mental training to enable them to adopt the right mental attitudes that will inspire them to never give up.
- Learn the mindset that is required to succeed. Learn how to focus mentally to be able to push through the pain barrier to keep going.
Anne-Marie Flammersfeld was born in Germany in 1978. She was very interested in sports and participated in swimming, gymnastics, tennis and handball. It was later in life that she became a fan of running and mountain sports. After leaving school, she studied Sport Science at the German Sport University and became a qualified heart therapist when she relocated to Switzerland. She has also received her BSc in Psychology in 2022.
Her interest in marathons and ultra trail races came after finding out about the 1,000 km 4 Deserts races from a man she met whilst on vacation in South America. So after researching the race, training and running marathons, she took part and became the first woman in the world to win all 4 desert races. The next year in 2013, she started her ‘Bottom Up Climbs’ project. Whilst doing a ‘Bottom Up Climbs’ in Kenya she smashed the world record for the fastest female ascent and descent of Kilimanjaro. She holds a number of records and is also a member of the German national ultra trail running team.
In 2009, Anne-Marie set up her own business, ‘all mountain fitness’ where she is a personal coach both physical and mental. She gives speeches on motivational topics, sport, health and nutrition etc. She is also a freelance writer, blogger and supporter of the foundation ‘Paulchen Esperanza’.
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