Anna began her athletic career as a swimmer. She represented New Zealand for several years at the international level, holding many NZ records, and national and international titles. She then moved to racing for NZ in Olympic distance triathlons. After an eight year hiatus to focus on a career in corporate finance, Anna re-entered the sport, achieving success at the professional level immediately. Anna will focus on 70.3 and 5150 distance races in 2012 including the Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 US Professional Championships, St Croix 70.3, Eagleman 70.3, Vineman and Ironman 70.3 World Championships.