Incredible Friend, Client and Athelete, Lone Jørgensen began her professional career in 1982 when she moved from Denmark to Germany to work at her husband Ulli Eggers’ yard. Her first international successes were achieved on Wempe Jewel (sold to Van der Vorm for Leida Strijk, also competed by Christoph Koschel) and then FBW Kennedy with whom she competed at the 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 European Championships and 2000 Sydney Olympics.
What is your earliest memory?
I got bitten by a dog when I was 5 or 6 year old.
Which person alive do you admire the most and why?
The Danish Queen. She’s an amazing down to earth woman
When were you the happiest?
When my daughter was born and at her wedding a few months ago.
What is your biggest fear?
To lose any family members .
What was your first thought today?
My dog is taking too much space in the bed.
What is your most annoying character trait?
Stubborn at times … quite often actually
Which trait do you dislike the most in other people?
What is your dearest possession?
My family and my dogs
If you look into the future, what do you see?
A corona free world hopefully
What makes you unhappy?
What is the love of your life?
My family and my dogs
What was the best choice you ever took in life?
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Becoming a bit lazy during lockdown
What do you owe to your parents?
Spending more time with them when it was possible.
Who can sit next to you at your dream dinner table?
What was the worst job you ever did?
Working in a nursery green house at 40 degrees .
What was your biggest disappointment in life?
When a friend cheated on me .
What would you change if you can go back into the past?
Name one thing that would improve your quality of life?
Having more time
What is your biggest achievement?
Having brought up a caring and honest minded daughter
What is the most important life lesson you have learnt?
Where would you like to be right now?
in warm Queensland (it’s winter and raining here)
What’s your favourite scent?
The murraya flower
Which character would you dress up in for Halloween?
I don’t like dressing up
To whom would you like to say sorry?
I say it when it’s has to be said
What does love feel like for you?
When are you most relaxed?
What super power would you like to have?
To be able to fly
When did you last cry, and why?
At my mum’s funeral
When were you closest to death?
haven’t been close yet, I think
How do you want to be remembered?
As a quirky but nice person.