Olympia began her wrestling career in 1986 as a competitor on the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling television series. She was the original of the two women that portrayed the character Corporal Kelly, hand picked by executive producer Matt Cimber. Her character was a militant heel that often competed in tag team matches with her sidekick and tag team partner, Attache. Olympia left GLOW in 1987.
Being trained first in California by Mando Guerrero of the well known Guerrero Bros, Olympia later went on after GLOW to be trained by The Fabulous Moolah in Columbia, South Carolina