Hailing from the sub Alpine town of Jindabyne in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains, Nicole joins an impressive list of athletes to compete at the highest level from the town that has produced more Australian Winter Olympians than any other.
After making her World Cup debut in 2010 as a teenager, Nicole has improved each season with her results, recording an exciting performance of 11th at Deer Valley in 2014.
Competing at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Nicole finished in 15th place in the first round of women's finals.
In 2014-2015, Nicole achieved a new personal best World Cup performance in Calgary, Canada, finishing in tenth place. Unfortunately Nicole suffered a season ending knee injury at the World Championships in January 2015.
Nicole spent the majority of the 2015-2016 rehabilitating her injured knee, but successfully returned to World Cup competition at the end of the season and is now ready for full program activities.
Question & Answer:
Childhood Ambition: To represent Australia in the Olympic Winter Games
I began this sport .... When I was 7 years old
Proudest Moment: My first World Cup top-10 at Calgary, Canada, in 2015.
Favourite Food: Thai, Mango
Favourite Music: Pink, Miley Cyrus, Beatles, Destiny's Child, a bit of everything.
Participation in other sports: trampolining, mountain biking, a bit of soccer.
When I am not training/competing I am: Working, reading, spending time with friends.
Sports Hero: Manuela Berchtold and Sally Pearson
Highest level of education achieved: Year 12 High School Certificate, Certificate 3 & 4 in fitness.
Favourite overseas competition and why: Deer Valley World Cup. I enjoy that course the most because it's a fun yet challenging course, also they hold a dual competition at night, is fun skiing under the lights.
Sponsors: High Country Fitness, Serge's Cafe, Bolle, Lê Bent.
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