Olsen won the Gold Medal in Women's Individual Accuracy at the XIX World Parachuting Championships in Sweden in 1988. In 1982, Olsen, along with teammates Brenda Blue, Kathy Kangas, Eileen Vaughn, and Bev Watson, won the Silver Medal in Women's Team Accuracy at the XVI World Parachuting Championships in Czechoslovakia, after which they posed in bikinis in a 1982 issue of CANPARA (Canadian Parachutist).
She later moved to the United States and finished eighth in the Hit'n'Rock competition at the Parachutists Over Phorty Society meet in Jordan in 1997. She also served as Chief Judge in Style & Accuracy at the 2004 US National Skydiving Championships.
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