Nicholas Hough

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  • Birth Place

    Westmead

  • Birth State

    NSW

  • Year of Birth

    1993

  • Height

    191cm

Education Details:

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) - University of Sydney (2012 - 2016), Sydney, Australia

Club details:

Sydney University, Sydney, Australia

Why did you begin your sport?

Reasonably good at Primary School, did Little Athletics at Hills District

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Listen to a set music playlist for an hour to step and get into right frame of mind to compete.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

1. Gold at Youth Olympics 2010, 2. 4th at Glasgow Comm Games which wasn't expeccted (was ranked 14th)

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

In Athletics it is Sally Pearson, who has reached her pinnacle for Australia, which is also my goal. In business my hero is Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, Paypal.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

My parents influenced me, they both competed for Australia.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Run my own tech start-up company - an online proof reading service. Now have over half a million users worldwide.

What is your sporting ambition?

Gold at CG18 and a medal at Tokyo 2020.