Eleven years after her beginnings in synchronized swimming, Rebecca qualified for the Centre of Excellence in the Senior National B Synchronized Swimming Team, a sport that she still considers today as the ultimate aquatic sport. In between, she qualified on Synchro Canada’s 2009 and 2010 Junior National Team. In 2010, she was part of the Canadian team who won a bronze medal in the team event at the FINA World Junior Championships, one of the highlights of her career. Rebecca took part of the 2011 and 2012 FINA World Trophy as well as the Spain Open in 2012. In 2013, she was a member of the team that competed at the Summer Universiades. For the 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto, Maule was part of both the free and technical teams as the alternate. Moreover, “competing and having one of our best performances at the 2016 Olympic Qualifier tournament ” is definitely a highlight of Rebecca’s career.
GETTING TO KNOW THE ATHLETE
Family: Mom and dad, Libby and Steve, and brother Nick are her biggest supporters. They always inspire her and help her stay focused and motivated! “When we are together we enjoy running, golfing, playing tennis, shooting baskets in the driveway and cheering on the Blue Jays and Raptors!”
Getting into the Sport: Was already a fish as a kid, started at 7 years old after she saw some competition suits and action videos of the Guelph Synchro team at a registration table in a mall. She signed up for a season in the recreational program and loved it so much!
Outside Interests: Studies part-time in Geography – Human Environment and French at Concordia University.
Future aspirations: Would love to become a teacher.
Odds and Ends: Nickname is Becky.
Why she loves synchro: “I love training, working hard and having fun with my teammates to achieve new goals everyday.”