Anna Burns is anything but JUST an athlete. She is a passionate content creator and dedicated videographer. On top of competing with UNH Diving, she studies psychology and journalism. 
Q: What does inclusion of NCAA student-athletes mean to you?
AB: "Inclusion means to me that the NCAA supports all athletes in everything that they are doing in and outside of sports, and who they are as a whole individual, not just an athlete."
Q: Why did you choose this word to represent another part of you?​​​​​​​
AB: "I chose this word because I have found my passion in filmmaking and visual storytelling and did so through my involvement of sports. Because of athletics I discovered my passion for creative pursuits and want to share athlete’s stories with a wider audience."
Q: What stereotypes do you experience and want broken down, as a student-athlete?​​​​​​​
AB: "I experience the stereotype that all athletes are just that - athletes. Every athlete is so much more, and we need to support them in finding passions outside of sports as well so that when we are eventually done competing, we continue to leave our mark on the world."
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Q: Outside of the goals in your sport, what do you hope to achieve during your time at UNH?
AB: "I hope to share as many stories of students at UNH as possible through film and find passionate collaborators to help me along the way."
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