Read the latest Rosie Huck blog on AquaZone magazineJanuary 22, 2016
Commonwealth gold medallist and Great Britain centre forward Rosie Huck is the latest athlete to write a blog for AquaZone magazine’s Big Half feature.
Currently studying and training at Arizona State University on a water polo scholarship, City of Manchester’s Huck reflects on the Sun Devils’ gruelling pre-season pool and gym schedule, and her experience of life in the USA so far.
Huck will be hoping to compete for GB at the U19 European Championships in Gouda, Holland in September, where the team, coached by Theo Nousios, will be aiming for a top six finish.
Rosie Huck Blog
I have just recently returned to Arizona State University (ASU) to continue playing water polo and studying here.
The university is one of the top in the States for water polo, attracting some of the best athletes from across the world. There are players on my team from Australia, Spain, Serbia, Netherlands and China as well as a number of Americans, so competition is fierce for places, and training’s a great level.
Being on the ‘Sun Devils’ elite water polo programme here meant returning to uni a week and a half before the semester started, to participate in the legendary annual ‘hell week’, to get the team in top shape before our season starts later in the month…
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