February 3, 2023

Chris Nikic makes history as first athlete with Down Syndrome to complete Ironman triathlon

Chris Nikic has been recognized by Guinness World Records after crossing the finish line of the Ironman Florida competition just 14 minutes under the 17 hour cutoff line. The triathlon consisted of a 3.9-kilometer swim, 180-kilometer bike ride and a 42-kilometer marathon run. Chris now plans to shift his focus towards the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.