Duffy recognized as athlete of the week

A swimmer with Sylvan Lake Nauticals, Ann Duffy, has been recognized

A swimmer with Sylvan Lake Nauticals, Ann Duffy, has been recognized as Alberta Sport Development Centre-Central’s (ASDC) athlete of the week.

She’s one of the athletes selected to the centre’s Athlete Enhancement Program. Those chosen are supported in their growth and development through sport science programs, according to information on the centre’s website (www.asdccentral.ca/).

“Athletes participate in strength and conditioning, fitness testing as well as attend the Winning Edge seminars on mental skills, nutrition and other complimentary sessions.”

Duffy has been swimming for six years and has been in the Athlete Enhancement Program for one year.

Among her great moments as a swimmer have been as a summer games participate in 2010, qualifying for Alberta Trials for three years with MQT (Meet Qualifying Time) and B times. She also enjoys mentoring younger peers and being an ambassador for the Nauticals.

The organization’s website lists her greatest accomplishment outside of her sport as “Being born … seriously though … being on the honour roll at school.

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