Play Atlantic Recruit of the Week - Kane Follows

Kane is 18 years old and lives in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a nationally ranked age group swimmer in New Zealand that will graduate in November 2015 and is looking to participate in collegiate swimming in the United States.

Kane started club swimming when he was 8 years old and started to compete in competitions when he was 10. He believes that, as swimming is an individual sport, it is up to him how hard he has to work to achieve the goals he has set for himself. In working hard to reach these goals, he has achieved outstanding athletic success. Swimming has taken him to different parts of New Zealand and Australia to compete. He has competed in state championships as well. His most notable competition was in the NZ Short Course Swimming Championships in August 2015, where he placed 3rd in the 200m Backstroke and 4th in the 100m Backstroke for his age group. Additionally, Kane placed 2nd in the 200m Backstroke and 3rd in the 100m Backstroke in the 2015 NZ Age Group Championships.