Chris Nikic Continues to Make News as First Person with Down Syndrome to Compete at Ironman

Chris Nikic with a coach on the banks of the water before his swim.

A month before Chris Nikic, Special Olympics Florida athlete, becomes the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a full IRONMAN race on 7 November 2020, he is taking the media by storm as a groundbreaking and high performance athlete.

Because of this, Chris has appeared in media outlets such as USA Today, Runner’s World, Olympic Channel, local media and more. You’ll also find quotes and insights from Special Olympics leaders like Chairman of the Board Timothy Shriver, Ph.D. and Chief of Sport and Competition Lou Lauria.

Check this list regularly to read, watch and stay up-to-date on Chris’ media coverage.

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