Chris Nikic to compete at IRONMAN World Championships

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(WMBB)– Chris Nikic made history as the first athlete with down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN in November at IRONMAN Florida.

Now, he has been invited to compete at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

IRONMAN tweeted a video on Thursday with his reaction to the news.

He will take on the 140.6 mile long triathlon with his coach and guide Dan Gribe in October.

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