We at Cycling New Zealand are deeply saddened with the sudden loss of our young cyclist Olivia Podmore. Olivia was a much loved and respected rider in our Cycling New Zealand squad and the wider cycling community.
Many people are understandably devastated and trying so hard to comprehend what has happened. We have been and will continue to provide support to our staff and riders, the cycling community and those that were close to Olivia.
If people are struggling, please reach out to someone you trust and talk to them. Support is available by texting 1737 in New Zealand and for free confidential 24/7 support, contact Lifeline at 0800 543 354 or text 4357.
Be kind to each other and take care of one and other.