Strongsville Olympic hopefuls discuss balancing their dreams, and just being kids

Strongsville Olympic hopefuls discuss balancing their dreams, and just being kids

STRONGSVILLE, OH (WOIO) - Matthew Neilson and Giulia Paolino know all about the grind of balancing school and the dreams of being an Olympic skater. It’s something the 14- and 15-year-old skaters have been doing for a long time.

Strongsville Olympic hopefuls discuss balancing their dreams, and just being kids

Both practice in Strongsville, but have competed all around the country.

Recently the two competed in the US Skating championships in Detroit and Matthew received a metal, he is also a member of Team USA.

Giulia travels to Buffalo often to practice with her partner, but both skaters have strong support from their family.

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