About Nick Thoman
Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
Date of Birth: March 6, 1986
2012 - Gold, 400m medley relay; Silver, 100m backstroke
2011 - 4th, 100m backstroke; 6th 50m backstroke; Gold, 4x100m medley relay
Bio: Nick Thoman started swimming at the age of 4 years old-- at age 8, he graduated to the Cincinnati Aquatic Club where he swam for the next 10 years. After high school, Thoman went on to swim for the University of Arizona where he swam in the winning 400m medley relay team at the 2006 NCCA Championships. In 2012, at the London Olympics, he won the first Olympic medal of his career, bringing home a Silver in the 100m backstroke. Backstroke runs in the family-- Nick’s Grandfather, Richard Thoman, was a world record-holder in the 100 backstroke during his time in the pool and Nick is currently the American record-holder in the 100y back.
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