Further Personal Information
||Calgary, AB, CAN
||Business, Communications - University of Calgary: Calgary, AB, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started in 1998 aged nine in Calgary.
|Why this sport?
||"I swam with a recreational club because my parents wanted me involved in some kind of sport and I liked to swim. They then moved me to a competitive club afterwards."
|Club / Team
||University of Calgary Swim Club: Calgary, AB, CAN
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||Rica. (canadianathletesnow.ca, 30 Sep 2011)
||Reading, shopping, watching movies, baking, hanging out with friends. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Placing seventh in the 4x100 medley relay at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||Family, friends and coaches. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Canadian freestyle skier Jennifer Heil. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
||She had tendonitis in her rotator cuff in 2002 which kept her out for three months. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||She does not cut her nails before a competition. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"If it was easy everyone would do it." (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
|Awards and honours
||She was a member of the women's 4x100m freestyle team that was named the Aquatic Federation of Canada's 2006 Team of the Year. (calgarypatriots.com, 19 Oct 2006)
||To be the best in the world. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
She was an ambassador for Fitnesspalooza in 2011. An event organised to encourage physical activity for residents of Calgary. (swimming.ca, 09 Jun 2011)