During this podcast we get to cover a whole host of different topics! From why Nics decided to join the British Army and what its like being a female in a male dominated environment. How sports at a young age from athletics to skiing encouraged her to try triathlons at university which led to her completing an Ironman!
Nics also touches on the following topics:
-The difference between Alpine skiing and Nordic skiing
-The Bolton Ironman in 2012 and coping with the unexpected heatwave
-Trying to get the balance right between training and studying
-How she combined her fitness with studying to become a doctor
-Mental preparation for the Ironman
-Getting help with training and training programmes
-The Winter World Triathlon Championships
-Doing a Nordic Ski Season
-Top tips for running on snow
-Coping with the cold!
-The 6633 Ultra Race - One of the toughest races in the world. Held in the Arctic!
-Her concerns before the race
-150km Ultra race in Lapland, Finland
-Coping with sleep deprivation and the thoughts running through her head
-How she overcame challenges during the race, when everything was starting to go wrong!
-What happened on the 6633 ultra race and why she was ashamed
-Her next challenge - Ex Ice Maiden - The first all Female British Team to cross Antarctica via the route Felicity Aston did solo.
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