Classification: 1.5

Date of Birth: 4/8/1985

Home Town: Leicester

Club: Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby Club

Disability: Meningococcal Septicaemia

Supported by: BOOST Charity

Nick contracted Meningococcal septicaemia when he was 19, whilst recovering he got hooked on watching wheelchair rugby at the Beijing Paralympics. Inspired to get involved he contacted his local team, throughout the following years Nick was part of the Talent Development squad in 2011 – 2012 2013 -2014. He was invited to the GB squad in 2014 making his first debut at the BT World wheelchair rugby championships in 2015 and also attending the Rio test event in February 2016.

Although narrowly missing selection for the final 12 for the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Nick remained part of the training squad throughout the build up to the games. Successfully making the selection for the 2017 European Championships in germany, where the team took the gold and defended their title.

Nick also is studying a part time PhD in history.

Playing history

2018 World Championships, Australia – 4th

2017 European Championships, Germany – 1st

2016 Paralympic Test Event, Rio – 1st

2015 BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge – 5th