Our very own Nic White is one of 10 standout athlete’s nominated for the Sports Dad of the Year award to be announced on Father's Day on Sunday, September 6.White and wife Melissa returned to the nation’s capital following the birth of their second son, Sonny, brother to two-year-old Leo.
“Leo’s got the best laugh, and we love to muck around and have a wrestle on the couch and newborn cuddles with Sonny are awesome,” White said.
“I love being there for the boys to comfort them and let them know they are safe.”
White’s wife, Mel went onto say, “Nothing fazes him and he never loses his cool, he’s always very measured and calm with the kids.”
“He’s incredibly hands on. Nick does nappies, bath and bedtime routines and provides Leo with hours of entertainment.”
The winning Sports Dad of the Year will receive $5,000 to donate to their charity of choice and Nic’s is DIPG.
“It’s a charity run by ex Rugby player Matt Dunn, who lost his young girl to the disease last year and is now in the pursuit of finding a cure. It’s a rare brain cancer in young children that’s currently untreatable,” said White.
The Sports Dad of the Year highlights 10 elite athletes across a range of sports, giving insights into how they juggle fatherhood with their sporting commitments.
Vote now for Nic at sportsdads.com.au.
Voting closes on Tuesday, September 1, and the Sports Dad of the Year winner will be announced on Father's Day.