Annabelle Frappier was first exposed to international competition at the 2009 Junior Pan American Championships where she won gold in the duet and team events. The next year, she helped Canada to a bronze medal in the team event at the FINA World Junior Championships and also made her senior international debut at the FINA World Trophy, a competition that celebrates the beauty and artistry of synchronized swimming. In 2013 Frappier was named to the FINA World Championship squad, where she competed in the team technical event. She was also part of the FINA World Cup team in 2014.
Family: Parents Benoit Frappier and Marie-Claude Bilodeau… Older sisters Mélanie and Catherine… Getting into the Sport: Started synchro at age 7… Was drawn to the artistic side of the sport and loved playing in the water… Outside Interests: Studying human sciences at Collège de Maisonneuve (Cégep), focused on psychology… Odds and Ends: Favourite mottos: “Behind every success is effort, behind every effort is passion, behind every passion is someone with the courage to try and enough perspective to believe” and “Just smile”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
FINA WCh: 2013 – 5th (team technical)
FINA WCup: 2014 – 4th (team technical), 4th (team free)
FINA WCh (junior): 2010 – BRONZE (team)