Abu Dhabi 2019 - Swimming

Nicole Roberts

Athlete | Attica, Michigan

Nicole Roberts grew up 60 miles North of Detroit in Attica, Michigan and has been competing in Special Olympics for 23 years. An avid swimmer, Roberts specializes in the backstroke where she excels in the 50m and 100m distances. To help prepare for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, Roberts worked with a personal coach twice a week in addition to her local Special Olympics coach. She says being named to Special Olympics USA's swimming team is the biggest accomplishment of her life and that she's excited for the opportunity to represent the country in Abu Dhabi!