Ironman Triathlon: In the history of 50 years since the Ironman Triathlon is being organized, this is the first time such a fantastic incident has happened. Christ Nikic is a master athlete suffering from Down Syndrome. However, this young man managed to become the winner of a much-talked-about race at just 21 years. His disease could not stop him from occupying the first position. He made a record by being the first person with Down Syndrome to sign up in the Triathlon. The history was created this Saturday in Panama City Beach.
Victory Of The Young Athlete In Ironman Triathlon
This is the hot news of the day as the expert young athlete fulfilled his dream in Florida. The Ironman Triathlon was one of the biggest targets of Chris’s life. In the words of his father, this race was more than just a victory for Chris. This is the first step to enter into everyday life and compete for a successful life ahead. Experts say that Christ has set a fantastic example in front of so many aspirants, especially sports. He is like a living example for all those who are unfortunate victims of life.
Thus they will also move forward to achieve something big in life after so many barriers. This is the case in Ironman Triathlon.
All About Chris Down Syndrome
People know Chris for being a Special Olympics athlete for Florida. This young sportsman has recently graduated and is doing terrific in the racing track. Dan Grieb supported him in every step, being his coach and excellent guide. The whole world is the witness of such a historical moment in Florida. This is proof that no challenge is impossible to handle if you have the will to win.
The sports authorities have all the facilities of medical experts to prevent any mishap during the game. However, to everyone’s surprise, the 21-year-old did not require any help from the doctor. He was absolutely fine and did a great job even with Down Syndrome. Ironman marked the beginning of a remarkable journey of a budding athlete. The sports world is expecting a lot from this young man.
Christ completed the challenge by morning 6 a.m. as per the local time of the place. Of course, during the journey, Chris suffered some setbacks. After the continuous swimming of 2.4 miles, Chris completed two loops within just two hours. The next part of the game was biking. Within such less time, the player did a fantastic job and finished the biking within the deadline. He was not at all bothered about the insects or ants attacking him on the way. His only goal was winning the race by any means.
At one point, however, he suffered a cut as he fell from the bike. But, he managed to get up almost instantly and completed the 112 miles. Finally, Christ brought home the cup of Triathlon and is ready to achieve bigger dreams. His Instagram post says that whatever game it might be, the strategy will always be the same. Every day will be 1 percent better.