By Tyler on April 15, 2014
Hoog was born and raised in Bloemendaal, which is the wealthiest municipality in Netherlands.
Hoog began playing field hockey at the age of seven with the SCHC field hockey club.
Hoog made her debut with the Dutch National Field Hockey Team in 2004, despite being only 17 years old at the time.
Hoog won her first major international tournament in 2005, when the Netherlands picked up the European Championship in Dublin, Ireland.
Hoog was nominated as the best field hockey player in the world in 2005, 2008 and 2013, although she never won.
Hoog picked up a Gold Medal at both the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games, proving to be an integral player for Netherlands along the way.
When not playing with the Netherlands, Hoog competes for the prestigious club field hockey team Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club.
Hoog has previously chronicled stages of her career by writing for the Netherlands-based newspaper Metro in 2012.
In hopes of eventually fulfilling a career as a journalist, Hoog did an internship with Sports Glossy “Helden” Magazine in 2012.
Hoog currently runs a blog that focuses on fashion titled Style Discount.
Hoog saw her stunning looks get recognized stateside in 2013, when she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Hoog has appeared in such European-based publications as JFK, Esta, Flair and Metro.
Hoog holds the distinction of being the only woman to ever decide a major field hockey match in a shootout.
Hoog gives motivational speeches to businesses and other large groups all around Netherlands in her free time.
Ellen Hoog is absolutely gorgeous, and it is only a matter of time before she becomes a household name in the U.S.
Hoog has won three career European Championships during her career with the Dutch National Team.
Hoog has also won the Hockey Champions Trophy twice with Netherlands, in addition to winning the Bronze medal twice and Silver medal once.
Hoog is only 5'4.5", and 125 lbs.
Hoog won the 2014 World Cup of Field Hockey with the Dutch National Team.
Hoog was named the Player of the Tournament at the 2014 World Cup of Field Hockey, only padding her resume even further.
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