May Down Syndrome tumapos ng Ironman
Kinilala si Chris Nikic bilang unang atleta na may Down Syndrome na nakatapos ng Ironman triathlon Visit Panama City Beach Ironmansa sa Florida, USA nitong weekend.
Lumangoy si Nikic, 21 ng 2.4 miles open water, 112 miles na nagbisikleta at 26.2 miles na tumakbo at maging isa sa mga finisher sa Visit Panama City Beach Ironman.
“Congratulations Chris on becoming the first person with Down syndrome to finish an Ironman. You have shattered barriers while proving without a doubt that anything is possible!” post ng Ironman sa kanilang Facebook page. “We are beyond inspired, and your accomplishment is a defining moment in Ironman history that can never be taken away from you.”
“The opportunities you have created for others around the world through this journey you embarked upon, is immeasurable. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your remarkable life story and we can’t wait to see what you achieve next,” mensahe pa sa socmed. (Janiel Abby Toralba)