St. Anne-Belfield’s Ava Schetlick representing USA at Women’s Rowing World Championships,

One rising senior at St. Anne-Belfield’s is representing the USA in the Women’s Rowing World Championships.

Working out seven hours a day, six days a week is the new normal for women at the USA Rowing Selection Camp.

Ava Schetlick says it’s worth it. “It’s honestly a surreal experience,”she said.Seventeen-year-old Ava joined girls

From across the country competing at the under-19 selection camp in June.

“For a solid, I think, six or seven weeks we were training out in California,

And it was just it was hot, and it’s physically draining,” Ava said.

Only 27 out of the almost 80 girls make the world’s team.