Due to a number of situations Nicole Begg went Medaless for the first time in the last 6 World champs, with 2 times 4th. also suffering a bad injury, after jumping a fallen skater only to be draged down from behind by another, but after ongoing back & muscular pain, with Physiotherapy & accupunture, the injury seems to be approving, which is a great relief.
Nicole once again proved she is a great allround skater winning both the World Inline Cup track overall series & the Worlds track overall title.
Her great diversity of having won World track medals over every distance & the Marathon, plus the ultra Marathon Inline 111km St Gallen race in Switzerland.
This year to back up her versitility she raced the Swiss Olympic Committe Gigathalon with a 39 km & 47 km stages, in the first stage she finished 2nd equal out of 800 competitors several hundres men & in the first stage 6 minutes faster than any other ladies & in the 2nd skate stage, 4 minutes faster than the next female skater