Athlete Biography

Nicky’s second triathlon was in 2003 at the World Triathlon Champs Age Group 20-24 gaining a silver medal and considered changing sports. In 2005 she did just that, throwing away the field hockey stick for a busy last year at the University of Otago finishing her Bachelor of Teaching (secondary) and Bachelor of Physical Education while training for triathlon. Following the completion of her studys at 23years old she accepted an offer from a French Triathlon Team (Parthenay TCG 79) to come and race for them all expenses paid. This was her ticket to start triathlon, and so it began…

Athlete Sponsors: Giant Bicycles, Blue Seventy, KiWAMi triathlon wear, Nike NZ, Balance nutrition, Adidas Eyewear.

Athlete Language: English

Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2006

Athlete Other Sports: Field hockey

Athlete Education: BPhEd and BTch(Sec)

Athlete Hobbies: adventures with sun and surf or tents and mountains

Athlete Injuries: no

Athlete Coach: Mark Elliott

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