South African marathon swimmer and Olympian most known for winning the silver at the 2008 games in Beijing.
She started swimming when she was only 4 years old and quickly rose to the attention of prominent swim coach, Bill Sweetenham, a few years later.
She won two gold medals at the World Championships in 2009 and 2011.
She married her husband, David Carry.
She and fellow Olympian, Rebecca Adlington, dominated at the games in 2008.