Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll-The Ups & Downs of Being an Athlete

The Ups and Downs of Being an Athlete  It’s been a while since I’ve done an unplugged! Lately I’ve had the thought; what fun would the good times be without going through the bad times? Please keep reading to follow my past six months.  Injuries Within life and sport there are always ups and downs, Read More …

The Journey Back Up The Mountain | Mercedes Nicoll | TEDxYouth@Granville

The Journey Back Up The Mountain This is the story that changed my life.  As I said I my last blog I’m not perfect, life isn’t easy. I’ll be the first to share my stories with friends, but this story is for everyone. Life is a roller coaster and you never know what it’s going Read More …

Why I Share My Story

Why I Share My Story 6 months ago I wasn’t sure I would be able to compete in snowboarding again. 2 years ago I wasn’t sure I would snowboard again. I have been on a long journey that has taken me 2 years to get back to competitive snowboarding. If you’re reading my story for Read More …

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll-I Believe

I BELIEVE Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll   Halfpipe Season 2016 Photo Album HERE I Believe in ME January 2016 was full of mixed emotions; being scared, excited and so happy. After almost 2 years of not being sure if I would get back in the halfpipe, in early January I made my way out to Read More …

Why Risk it?

WHY Do We Do IT? I have shared my stories with you on my blog. I want you to have an understanding about what I have gone through with hopes to inspire. I’ve learned a lot overcoming this last injury. If you haven’t followed my story check out my unplugged blog series; VALUES blog shares Read More …

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll- Get to Know Yourself

Unplugged with Mercedes Nicoll- Get to Know Yourself   As I said in my last blog about values I’ve had time to reflect. Being forced to unplug, due to my concussion, was really difficult at first. All I wanted to do was share my Olympic experience with everyone. Unfortunately that was not happening! Most people don’t Read More …

Vancouver Pride Parade

VANCOUVER PRIDE PARADE Aug 2nd 12pm I WALK WITH PRIDE I had no doubt in my mind when there was the opportunity to partake in the Vancouver Pride Parade that I would. I have had the honor of participating in Vancouver’s Pride Parade for the past two years, since the Canadian Olympic Committee has joined Read More …