Monique Angermueller, the speed skater from Germany specializes in the 1000m and was part of the German team in the winter Olympics of 2010. Born January 27th 1984 in East Berlin, her skating started at the early age of seven. The economics engineering student had preferred studying chemistry but could not do so due to skating. An avid scuba diver, she follows a strict training routine of two hours rigorous skating every day combined with cycling and jogging. She has managed a top ten ranking in the world cup and is one of the youngest in the German squad.