LANE Nick < Back  
Sport Wrestling - Freestyle
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Male
Born 09 Jun 1970
Weight 109 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Partner, Rachel and four-year-old son Samuel
Other names Nicholas Spence Lane
Residence Wellington, NZL
Occupation Manager
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? At 13 in Te Awamutu.
Why this sport? He and his cousin saw an ad in the local paper.
Club / Team Tawa Wrestling Club: Wellington, NZL
Name of coach Gareth Lewis
Coach from which country? New Zealand
Coach from what year? 2009
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "I might not be the biggest heavyweight but I'm relying on the fitness to get me through" (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010).
Other sports He played flanker or wing in rugby. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
Famous relatives His cousin, Chris Quinlan competed at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria and his brother, Aaron is competing at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in the under 96kg freestyle division. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To compete in the Commonwealth Games (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
Other information He won gold at the New Zealand Wrestling Championships in 2009 and placed second in the Australia Cup in Melbourne in 2010. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guide, 2010)

GAMES QUALIFICATION
He entered the National championships on a whim and won his division qualifying him for the Delhi Commonwealth Games. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)