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Nikki Emerson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T53

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, French, German, Italian
Higher education
Neurological Science, Psychology - Oxford University: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She start in 2009 in Buckinghamshire.
Why this sport?
She became interested after meeting Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and finding she had a talent for the sport.
Club / Team
High Wycombe Tri Club: England
Name of coach
Dr Ian Thompson

General interest

Nicknames
Nikki (nikkiemerson.co.uk, 10 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Passion, devotion, focus, determination." (nikkiemerson.co.uk, 10 Oct 2011)
Other sports
She has competed in paratriathlon at a national level. (britishtriathlonmedia.org, 10 Oct 2011)
Famous relatives
Her sister compete in equestrian. (britishtriathlonmedia.org, 10 Oct 2011)
Impairment
She broke her spine in a car crash in 2008. (britishtriathlonmedia.org, 10 Oct 2011; nikkiemerson.co.uk, 10 Oct 2011)
Other information
COACHING
In her spare time she is a volunteer coach for the disability branch of Vale of Aylesbury athletics club. (nikkiemerson.co.uk, 10 Oct 2011)