Nick Verity

After leaving home to become a chef at 17, Nick spent 10 years working in the kitchens of the worlds best hotels and restaurants before returning to full time study Food Nutrition and Hospitality Management. During this time Nick joined the University Rowing Club and helped develop this from its first year with 8 members to a squad of 60 regular members, finding sponsorship and raising funds through helping to organise a successful attempt for the longest ever indoor row. Representing the university at their very first Head of the River Race.

Since leaving rowing for triathlon Nick has made great progress, winning the Absolute Tri “Most Improved Male Athlete” in 2016, seeing his sprint times tumble and finding his niche with the Standard Distance Races and enjoying the 10k running races.

Nick has recently been heading up the catering at a high-performance sports centre and providing a bespoke food for a wide range of elite athletes, including Olympic and World Champions across a wide range of sports, from short track speed skaters to Long Distance Triathletes.

Nick joins Absolute Tri as an aspiring coach who will be doing his Level 1 in the Spring of 2018 as well as our resident Nutrition expert who will be advising athletes on good Nutrition as well as fuelling ideas. Nick will also be able to give any new and inexperienced athletes some real support as they embark on their triathlon journey having been a newcomer only a few years ago.