18 Jan 2024

Young Otago curler ready for Youth Winter Olympic Games

From Summer Times, 11:30 am on 18 January 2024

New Zealand Olympic curling star Olivia Russell is in Gangwon Province, South Korea, ahead of the Winter Youth Olympics which start this weekend.

Olivia, part of a four-person team taking to the ice in Asia, talks about her upbringing including the many hours spent training at the Naseby Indoor Curling Rink in Central Otago.

Some of the NZ Youth Olympic Curling team: Jed Nevill, Olivia Russell and coach Bridget Becker.

Photo: New Zealand Curling