Field Hockey player, Olympic athlete
Who is Nick Wilson?
Nicholas Wilson is a New Zealand field hockey striker player. He currently plays for New Zealand's Hockey National Team, the Black Stick men's team. He attended Palmerston North Boys' High School, where he represented their first eleven team from 2005 to 2007. He made his first appearance for 'The Black Sticks' against Korea in New Zealand on November 2007 at the age of 17. He scored his first goal against the number one Australian team at Sydney Olympic Park. Known for his attacking style of play, he is touted as one of New Zealand's next field hockey stars.
In 2010 Wilson became the first New Zealander to be nominated for the International Hockey Federation's Young Player of the Year award. He was also named in the FIH All Stars team of players who "lit up the hockey world over the past year".