Olivia Thornbury

First Name Olivia Thornbury

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!