Today’s BreakPoint: Chris Nikic (who has Down Syndrome) Completes Ironman

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Today’s BreakPoint: Chris Nikic (who has Down Syndrome) Completes Ironman

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More Importantly, He Bears God’s Image

 

This past weekend in Florida, 21-year-old Chris Nikic completed one of the most challenging feats in all of sports. The Ironman triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bicycle ride, topped off by a full marathon, a 26.2 mile run. At one point, Nikic fell off his bike. During a nutrition stop, he was attacked by ants. Still, he completed the race in 16 hours 46 minutes and 9 seconds, 14 minutes under cutoff time. Oh, and Chris is the first athlete with Down Syndrome to finish an Ironman competition…

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