Early in November, Chris Nikic became the first person with Down syndrome to ever attempt and complete the grueling Ironman triathlon (2.4 miles open-water swim, 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run). With help from his dad and coach Dan Grieb, Chris started preparing more than a year in advance for this tremendous feat. In the latest episode of The Hero’s Call, we sat down to talk big dreams with Chris. The Ironman was the first step for him towards his other goals, like living independently with his own house and family.
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