Olivia Thornbury

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Name: Olivia Thornbury

 

Hometown: Invercargill (based in Dunedin for study)

 

 

Coach: Tim Brazier

 

 

Hobbies: Anything outdoors, relaxing at the lake/beach, cooking & baking

 

 

Best Achievement: 4th U23 at Oceania championships

 

 

Reason for getting into Triathlon: Gave it a go whilst I was a competitive swimmer and loved it so have stuck with it ever since!

 

 

Describe yourself in three words: Driven, patient, persistent

 

 

Do you work/study: Completed a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Anatomy and Physiology in 2020. Currently studying to become a physiotherapist.

 

 

What motivates you to become an elite triathlete: I have always had the dedication and passion to succeed in everything that I do. Becoming an elite triathlete is just another challenge that I have set myself. It is a part of my journey as I continue to demand more from myself and work towards being the best that I can be. Triathlon is my passion and it’s so awesome to be a part of it!