Team Member

Nick Askham


United Kingdom

“Sport and travel are my life," says Nick Askham, who joins the 4 Deserts for the sixth time. Nick has previously been on the team at Sahara Race in Namibia 2017, Jordan 2014, RacingThePlanet: Sri Lanka, Atacama Crossing 2016 and 2017. As an ultramarathoner and Ironman triathlete, he is a competitor in his own right. Nick has worked alongside high-level athletes as a podiatrist in Australia and the United Kingdom. He has treated weary finishers for muscle cramps and blisters at the London Marathon over four years. Nick has more than 15 years of experience as a podiatrist, focusing on biomechanics and sports patients. When he is not training for an endurance race or working, Nick enjoys adventure cycling and backpacking.