Nick was partially sighted from birth, he lost the sight in his right eye at the age of 15 and then gradually lost his remaining sight in his mid-20s. For the last ten years or so he has had no useful vision at all. Nick started running in 2015 during a particularly difficult time in his life.
An eventful night on the Gold Coast saw English athletes compete in seven events in conditions that ranged from warm and humid to torrential rain in the space of three hours.
Dina Asher-Smith (club: Blackheath Bromley, coach: John Blackie) and Zharnel Hughes (Shaftesbury Barnet, Glen Mills) were among those who impressed on the third day of athletics at the Commonwealth Games, as John Lane (Sheffield Dearne, Toni Minichiello) also moved up to fourth in the decathlon.
Spring in the beautiful spa town of Podebrady made an appearance for the European Athletics Race Walking permit meeting on 7 April resulting in unexpectedly warm weather conditions for the athletes to contend with. Athletes in England vests competed in the international fields for the Under 18 5km, Junior (U20) men's and women's 10km races, and the men's 20km.
Asha Philip (Club: Newham and Essex Beagles, Coach: Steve Fudge) placed fourth in a competitive 100m final that was won by Trinidad and Tobago's Olympic and World finalist Michelle-Lee Ahye.
Richard Chiassaro (Club: Harlow, Coach: Jenni Banks) was in supreme form as he won his heat in the T54 1500m in a Games record of 3:06.76, looking extremely comfortable on the morning session of day two of athletics at the Commonwealth Games.
The Hurricane Striders marked their launch and affiliation to England Athletics with a special treasure hunt event over Easter.
A strong team was selected to represent England at the ISF World Schools Cross Country Championships in Paris on April 4 2018. The ten athletes were accompanied by Team Managers Anne Francis and Paul Allison.
Tom Bosworth (Club: Tonbridge AC, Coach: Andi Drake) produced a superb personal best and national record to get the England athletics team off to a medal-winning start on the first day of athletics competition at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Nick Miller (Club: Border Harriers, Coach: Tore Gustafsson) became the first British man ever to exceed 80 metres in the hammer, as he secured Commonwealth Gold with a huge throw of 80.26m, a games record and an improvement of almost two metres on the mark he set last month in the United States.