Congratulations Chris!

chris laureus award

Special Olympics Florida triathlete Chris Nikic joined the likes of NFL great Patrick Mahomes, international soccer superstar Mo Salah, and tennis legend Billie Jean King recently when he won a prestigious Laureus Award for Sporting Moment of the Year!

Chris was honored for inspiring people across the globe by becoming the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN triathlon –- that’s a 2.4 mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile marathon.

Read Chris’ story and stories of his fellow winners.