ESPN Releases SC Featured Film Following Chris Nikic

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, ESPN released an SC Featured film following Special Olympics Florida athlete Chris Nikic on his journey to become the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN Triathlon. Chris completed the historic feat on November 7, 2020, crossing the finish line after conquering the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile marathon in a total time of 16:46:09.  The full 13-minute feature is below. 

Also, ran a companion digital story about how Chris is inspiring another Special Olympics Florida athlete, Caleb Prewitt, to compete in triathlons.