Ann Ross toured South Africa and Rhodesia, before returning as a lecturer at Stellenbosch university in 1952-1954. Her name does not appear in newspaper articles related to SA Diving Championships for those years.
Anne began diving at an early age at the St. George Dragon Club in Brooklyn, and was U.S. National Springboard Champion from 1940-1944. She moved women's diving into the gymnastics realm of men and still had the grace that always went with women's diving. She has conducted workshops and clinics in 116 different cities in synchronized swimming as well as in her first love springboard diving.
Ann Ross in Umtali, Rhodesia in 1954