40 year-old Mom of 3 Becomes First Female Olympian to Finish a Triathlon in Under 8 Hours – New Film Shows How
40 year old mom and two-time Olympic Nicola Spirig beat the world record to finish a triathlon by over 40 minutes. After an almost career ending car accident, Nicola recovered and went on to fulfill this lifelong triathlon ambition. Her iconic legacy as a trailblazer in women’s sport and her climactic journey towards realizing an ultimate career goal is captured in a new film entitled Nicola’s Spirit released last week. The five-minute film captures Nicola training against the stunning backdrop of the mountains of Gran Canaria as well as a look into her life.