Nikic and his father Nik developed the “1 percent better challenge” to keep motivated throughout coaching. The thought is to promote Down syndrome consciousness whereas reaching 1% enchancment every day, in accordance to Nikic’s web site.
“To Chris, this race was more than just a finish line and celebration of victory,” Nik Nikic mentioned. “Ironman has served as his platform to become one step closer to his goal of living a life of inclusion and leadership.”
Nikic’s accomplishment earned him congratulatory messages from celebrities, such as tennis nice Billie Jean King and runner Kara Goucher, and other people round the world, together with 33,000 new followers on social media, in accordance to Nikic.