Carmel learned to swim when she was a toddler, started playing water polo in 5th grade and competes nationally as part of the Asphalt Green Water Polo team. She has also competed at the 2021 Junior Olympics in Dallas and the 2022 Maccabiah Games in Israel. Carmel is also an avid surfer. She loves sharing her joy of swimming with other teenagers and helping them develop skills that boost their confidence, safety and fun in the water. For her it’s an amazing feeling to see her peers go from being fearful in the water to becoming comfortable and confident swimmers.