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Sport Swimming
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 14 Aug 1986 in Mackay, AUS
Height1.74 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Other names Nicholas Ffrost
Residence Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Sports Management - University of Canberra: Canberra, ACT, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began swimming at the age of 11.
Why this sport? He started the sport just for fun.
Club / Team Southport Olympic: Canberra, ACT, AUS
Name of coach Glenn Baker
Coach from which country? Australia
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Freestyle
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Australia
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Frosty. (swimming.org.au, 16 Jun 2010)
Hobbies Going to the beach, surfing, listening to music, watching films and rugby league team the Brisbane Broncos. (Pan Pacific Championships Australian Team Media Guide 2006, Swimming Australia, 23 Dec 2006)
Most influential person in career His parents and brother, because they have helped shape him into who he is now. (swimming.org.au, 16 Jun 2010)
Hero / Idol American cyclist Lance Armstrong, and Australian swimmers Grant Hackett and Ian Thorpe. (AIS 19 Feb 2006, E-Swimmer December 2006)
Sporting philosophy / motto "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift," [United States long distance runner Steve Prefontaine]. (AUS Team Guide 2007)
Ambitions To own his own gym once his swimming career is over. (AIS 19 Feb 2006, E-Swimmer December 2006)