Callum open to the task

Callum open to the task

The 14-year-old is heading to Geelong for the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships.

Ranked the fastest WA open water swimmer for his age over 5km, Duffy will contest his favoured event at Eastern Beach during the event, which from February 14 to 16.

Success could land the West Coast Swim Club teenager a place on the national team, which travels to Hawaii in August for the Junior Pan Pacific titles.

Also WA ironman champion for his age, he credits local swim coach Deb Jones as the driving influence behind his success in open water swimming.