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Chris Nikic

Earlier this morning in Hawaii, Chris completed his second IRONMAN competition and beat his previous record with a time of 16 hours and 31 minutes.
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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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