Athlete Feature: BG’s Nick Lorden


When did you start competing in track and field?

8th grade (2012)

What is your favorite track and field event?

High jump

If you could do any event in track and field, which one would it be and why?

Definitely high jump still, I love the pressure and atmosphere while jumping

Describe your favorite workout:

Leg day in the weightroom. Squat, box step ups, lunges, etc.

dartmouth jump-2Describe your favorite race/competition memory:

Winning the 2016 Division 1 Indoor State Championship

How does your coach motivate you?

My coach motivates always by positive feedback. Never saying “you missed because of this”. Always- “just do this and you’ve got it”

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?

Anywhere in the Caribbean

What is your go-to pre-meet meal?

Steak and cheese sub

Do you have a favorite prerace song?

No particular song

What motivates you most to do well?

That I am blessed to have the ability to compete and I should treat every meet/game like it’s my last

What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

I would research a cure for Diabetes.

What is the best advice or quote ever given to you?

Always be better than the guy next to you

If you go to college, do you plan to compete in track and field? And where?

I plan on attending the University of New Hampshire to play football

What is your favorite thing about Track and Field?

Particular to my event, the fact that it is every man for himself

What is your favorite track facility?

Probably Dartmouth’s indoor track or Milford High school’s outdoor track

 

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