Biography:

2006 Olympian … Competed in four WC … Has won 12 World Cup medals.

GETTING TO KNOW…

Parents, Kurt Nissen and Arlene Nissen, both have degrees in Physical Education … At age eight, ran in 1988 Olympic Torch Relay … On skis at age three, enrolled in freestyle skiing by nine … Strives to be world’s best aeralist … Enjoys watching movies, video games, playing hockey or other sports … Favourite quote is: The only thing I know is that I know nothing (Socrates) … If he was not an athlete, he would be an astronaut … Enjoys spinning vinyl on his turntables.