Anna Maria Ifarraguerri
Primary events: Slalom Kayak
Birth date: 09/29/94
Hometown: McLean, VA
Current residence: Charlotte, NC
College/school: UNC Charlotte
Club/team: Potomac Whitewater Racing Club
2014 U.S. World Championships Team Member
- 3rd at 2011 US National Championships 2011
- 1st boat on 2012 Junior Team
- Semifinals (26th) at 2012 Junior World Championships
- 1st boat on 2013 U23 Team 2013
- 40th at 2013 U23 World Championships 2013
- 4th at US National Team Trials 2012 and 2013
- 3rd Boat at 2014 US National Team Trials
- 3rd place at 2014 US Open 2014
- 4th place at 2013 US National Championships
: Singing, cooking
How’d you get started with the sport?
My Uncle who was a paddler back in the day and who raced at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic trials.
Who’s your hero and why?
Maialen Chourraut because of her perseverance and winning an Olympic medal at 30 years old.
: I had ACL reconstructive surgery my freshman year of high school due to tearing my ACL playing field hockey.