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Chris Nikic

The following is an excerpt by Style of Sport from the article titled The IRONMAN:
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In a new documentary, Chris Nikic takes you behind the scenes to see how he balances training, community and his personal life.
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The following is an excerpt by The Washington Post from the article titled, For World Down Syndrome Day, meet 3 young people who dream big and achieve.
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8 November 2021. Two Special Olympics Florida athletes competed in the New York Marathon yesterday. Samantha Rodriquez and Chris Nikic both pushed through the cold to claim their marathon medals.
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Chris Nikic spreads inspiration in his new book.
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The following is an excerpt from the article, First Person with Down’s Syndrome to finish an Ironman: Chris Nikic’s Story, published by guinessworldrecords.com.
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USA Today Sports Celebrates the Legacy of Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver
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Chris Nikic, the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN triathlon, will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the 2021 ESPYS.
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Chris Nikic has been nominated for an ESPY for Best Athlete With A Disability, Men's Sports.
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After shattering expectations and becoming the first person with Down syndrome to complete an IRONMAN triathlon, Chris Nikic has made history again by being the first person with an intellectual disability to win a Lauresus sports award. Read the full article.