Olivia Joy


Age: 20

Surfer, Competitive Open Water Swimmer, Photographer, Traveller

Q: Where do you call home?

JOY: I’d have to say New Zealand because I was born there, although I spent the majority of my childhood in Australia and moved back to N.Z last year.

Q: How long have you been surfing?

JOY: I’ve been surfing for about 2 years now after transitioning from competitive swimming and then open water swimming. I really love it because my swimming background has helped me immensely with paddling and being able to sit out the back in a lineup is very relaxing compared to swimming.

Q: What other hobbies/interests do you enjoy doing?

JOY: I love music! All kinds! I also really enjoy yoga, skating & boxing.

Q: What other hobbies/interests do you enjoy doing?

JOY: I love music! All kinds! I also really enjoy yoga, skating & boxing.

Q: What’s your best vacation spot?

JOY: My favourite vacation spot would have to be the Maldives. The waves there are amazing and the people are so friendly!

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Q: What’s your favourite dessert?

JOY: Ice cream and pastel de nata which is an amazing Portuguese Custard Tart that I had nearly every day in Portugal.

Q: What’s your favourite TV show of all time?

JOY: Firefly

Q: What is your biggest/weirdest fear?

JOY: I’m scared of butterflies. I don’t know why, it’s just been that way since I was small.

Q: What public figure/athlete inspires you the most?

JOY: A public figure that inspires me the most is Philip DeFranco he has a youtube news show that is not afraid to voice opinions and reminds me constantly to keep an open mind toward the world we live in.

Q: What would be your ideal breakfast?

JOY: Eggs, Bacon, Tomato & Avo

Q: What are 3 items you couldn’t live without?

JOY: My camera, a bikini and my diary

Q: What’s the one country you have always wanted to visit?

JOY: I’ve always wanted to go to Morocco, the waves look amazing and the culture seems pretty unique.

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Q: What’s your spirit animal?

JOY: Whale

Q: Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?

JOY: I never said it would be easy I said it would be worth it.

Q: What is it that you like about Wet Leopard Swimwear?

JOY: I absolutely love that it’s a high quality, fashionable piece to wear! I never get sick of it too because there are so many ways you can make it work. And of course I can surf in it without it falling off 🙂 x


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