Nicole Livingstone three time Aussie Olympic swimmer, spent some time in Mildura recently, as part of the Victorian Olympic Council’s, Active Youth Development Program.Nicole shared her own recollections of her childhood pursuit of the Olympic dream with ABC Open Producer Jen Douglas.

"It's about being passionate about your sport." "Kids from the country have the same ability to achieve as kids from the city" - Nicole Livingstone OAM

Nicole worked with a group of local Sunraysia swimmers and inspired them with her Olympic story. One of those kids was Madison Tierney, ABC Open local contributor. Maddy has a passion for swimming, and meeting Nicole fulfilled a long held dream for Maddy, who made the most of her time with Her Olympic hero.

This video was produced with Nicole as part of the ABC Open "My crazy passion" Project.
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