Nick is from Richmond, Virginia and has been a part of Special Olympics for over 10 years. He is an athlete and Global Messenger. Nick enjoys playing soccer, basketball, softball, and swimming. One of Nick’s many accomplishments as an athlete was competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Due to an injury, Nick retired from competitive swimming. Since then he has found a new love for running and has been running everyday since December 2020. Nick has learned so much from Special Olympics, but his biggest takeaway is how important it is to live a healthy lifestyle.