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Skye Nicolson


Name: Skye Nicolson

Age (in 2015): 19

Sport: Boxing

Coach/s: Allan Nicolson & Wayne Tolton


Best international result/s: Being ranked #5 Youth 60kg Boxer in the world by AIBA

Major goal for 2015: Qualify for Rio 2016

Most memorable sporting moment: Beating my Mongolian opponent by TKO at the World Youth Championships in 2013.

Biggest challenge you have faced: Being the youngest (16 years old) on an Elite (open age) team to World Championships where I was the youngest competitor in the whole tournament. The camps leading into the tournament were very physically and mentally challenging for me.

What do you like most about your sport? The feeling of my hand being raised after putting everything I have into4x2 minute rounds. Travelling the world is a good bonus too.

Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? My amazing supportive family and the great achievements of my brother.

Favourite food/drink: Pasta!!! any day of the week and definitely Milo.

Favourite song/music: My favourite song changes all the time but whatever is usually popular on the radios I am into it.

Favourite movie: Mean Girls, Clueless and Bridesmaids. All hilarious chick flicks I have watched at least 20 times each.

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