Chris Nikic

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.
Special Olympics Athlete Chris Nikic Wins Laureus Sporting Moment award.
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SC Featured film follows Chris’s journey as he becomes the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN Triathlon.
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Special Olympics takes part in the Big Game media tour virtually.
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