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NICHOLSON Karl
Sport Para athletics, Para ice hockey
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthManchester, ENG
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Manchester, ENG
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing in the late 1990s.
Why this sport?
He had competed for Great Britain internationally in para-athletics including at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, but began losing interest in the sport. His athletics coach mentioned ice sledge hockey to him, and convinced him to go to a try-out day.
Club / Team
Manchester Phoenix: England
Name of coach
Peter Hagan [club]; Ian Offers [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
General Interest
Other sports
He represented Great Britain in athletics at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona. (bespoken.me, 12 Dec 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (sledgehockey.co.uk, 01 Jun 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
7 1998 Team  
7 2006 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 Team  
European Championships - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 Team