Name: Nick Slade
Sport: Track and Field
Classification: T47
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
DOB: 2/22/1997
Birthplace: Albuquerque, N.M.
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: Albuquerque Academy (Albuquerque, N.M.) ‘15
College: University of New Mexico ’19, Economics
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 7th (long jump)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials – Track & Field, silver (long jump); bronze (100m)
  • 2016 Great Lakes Regional Games, 1st (long jump)
Personal: Son of Grant and Hope Slade…Had never competed at a Paralympic competition until June 2016 Great Lakes Regional Games and two weeks later, qualified for the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team at the Team Trials…Loves playing and watching soccer…Earned 1st Team All-State, All-Metro First Team and District Player of the Year while playing for his high school soccer team.