Nicole Forrester (born 17 November 1976) is a Canadianhigh jumper. She was discovered working at McDonald's by Dave Hunt, who suggested she learn how to high jump. She was born in Aurora, Ontario. Her personal best jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in July 2007 in Thessaloniki. Nicole completed her PhD in Sports Psychology at Michigan State University with a dissertation titled "Good to great in elite athletes: towards an understanding of why some athletes make the leap and others do not."