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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Poppy Starr Olsen 12 years old, Australian Skate Champion

Poppy Olsen
Poppy Starr Olsen at Bowl-A-Rama 2012 at Bondi Beach
Poppy Starr Olsen makes "The 3 Factor"

Poppy Starr Olsen is a bowl and vert skater and budding artist. She lives and skates at Bondi Beach. Among all the sponsors are Perfect Moment, iskate australia, Monster Skate park and TSG.

Poppy Starr Olsen started skating when she was 8 years old and never looked back. She has been skating ever since and competing at every opportunity. She has been fortunate to have a great skate group of friends at her local skate park, Bondi Beach bowl who have been very helpful and supportive. She also has a great coach Hagan McCreath of iSkate Australia who has helped her get to where she is today. Poppy is the school captain at Bronte Public School and is also very passionate about drawing and design.

Poppy Starr Olsen told us that: "My online shop went live 
yesterday and yay I've made my first sale! 
Check out my shop at thanks Poppy"

Poppy is not only an artist but also a wise businesswoman. She started to sell her creation (gift cards and jewelery) in local markets and online and business has started already. She has also recently started to design her own skate decks. She also just made The 3 Factor, one of the most viewd show of the Australian Television that shows about 20 kids from Australia who are the top of whatever they do. See the video above.

This next January 2013, she has been invited to participate a the Vans Combi Classic at Vans and compete in the girl's section amid other star(r)s like Lizzie Armanto, Allysha bergado, Julz Lynn, Amelia Brodka and many others.

Additional reading:

- isTia Poppy Starr Olsen Interview
- Poppy Starr Olsen: Rising Star(r) (video)

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posted by Xavier Lannes @ Sunday, September 23, 2012 

Anonymous cindy whitehead said...

Once again Poppy makes my day - LOVE this girl!!!

September 24, 2012 at 7:50 AM  

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