Olivia is a member of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class squad based in Loughborough and coached by Adam Elliott. She was added to the squad for the 2018 season having achieved some impressive junior results in 2017, including sixth at the ITU World Championships in Rotterdam.
Olivia did her A levels in June 2017 at The Girls Grammar School in Grantham and then started at Loughborough University in October. She is studying Industrial Design.
Olivia got involved with Newark Athletics Club having grown up watching her mum run, and she is still a member now. Her parents took her to a learn to swim group before joining Newark Swimming Club.
Her first triathlon was completed on a mountain bike in Nottingham and she then joined 4Life Tri Club. She credits a 4Life training camp in the Alps with having established her cycling skills. She joined the East Midlands Academy at the age of 12, and was invited to be part of the England Talent Squad in 2012.