Mia Heide has been in the top of Danish artistic swimming for more than 15 years. In August 2022 Mia represented Denmark at the European championship for the first time in 27 years. After the European championship Mia retired from the national team to focus on finishing her Ph.d. about sustainability. Mia has more than 15 years of teaching experience and she is the head coach in Gladsaxe swimming club (Copenhagen area). Besides swimming Mia has had a career as a fitness pole dancer. She competed in the national championship and was teaching both women and men the elegance at the pole for 3 years.