Sharon Hambrook competed at International Synchro swimming in solo, duet, figures, and team competitions. Between her team silver medal performance at the 1979 Pan American Games and the 1984 Olympics Games, she earned a total of 15 gold and silver medals. When her partner Helen Vanderburg retired in 1980, Kelly Kryczka became Sharon Hambrook's swimming partner. They went on to win gold medals in the duet and team events at the 1982 World Aquatic Championships. She also won gold or silver in many other performances including the Canadian Championships, America Cup, Pan American Games, Pan Pacifics, and at the 1984 Olympic Games. A myriad of awards have been presented to Sharon Hambrook for her achievements in sport including distinction as the 1982 Aquatic Federation of Canada Swimmer of the Year.