Biography:

• First competed for Canada at age 15 at the 2014 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships

• Placed first in the 1500m freestyle at the 2015 Canadian Trials

• Two-time All-American for the University of Tennessee in the NCAA

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT TESS

Getting into the Sport: Started swimming to be like her older sister, who also swam at a collegiate level… Outside Interests: Enjoys hiking and spending time outside… wants to pursue a career in sustainability and green living … Odds and Ends: Takes photos to remember her travels rather than collecting keepsakes… Favourite quote “If you have a lane, you have a chance”