Name: Nicole Parks
Pursuit: Mogul Skiing
Nicole is currently a member of the NSWIS/SAA Australian Mogul Development mogul ski team. Nicole recently attended her first full Northern Hemisphere winter season travelling across North America and throughout Europe contesting the F.I.S. North American and Europe Cup Freestyle mogul tour, Nicole qualified in two Europa Cup finals (top 12) and at just 15 years of age no girl has achieved this accomplishment in the history of Australian women’s mogul skiing in their first year of major competition. Nicole will use the grant for domestic and international travel, accommodation and competition entry fees. Nicole’s dream is to be a competitor in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
When did you start?
I started mogul skiing when I was 7 years old and skiing when I was 3 years old
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
3rd in open in Continental Cup Perisher Blue, 4th Europa Cup in Slovenia, 1st in Swiss/Italian cup in Switzerland
What is your dream?
To be a competitor in the 2014 Winter Olympics
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
Manuela Bercthtold- 2 time winter olympian 2002, 2006
Any other special talents?
Cross country running and trampolining
Favourite TV Show?
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
The grant will help me with getting overseas to train and compete
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
What goes around comes around