Nicole Kubes

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Nicole Kubes (born August 22, 1986) is an American athlete and judoka currently living in Fort Worth, TX. Beginning her training in Judo at age 7 with her sister Bridgette, Nicole became one of the youngest members of the United States 2004 Summer Olympics Team [1] in 2004 at age 17. Brigette was later prevented from continuing her training due to a car accident, but Nicole progressed to 9th place in Athens, and also received several national awards including her bronze medal at the 2004 National Championships, a bronze medal at the 2004 Titan Games, a 5th place finish at the Pan American Championships in Buenos Aires Argentina, and being named a 2003 and 2006 National Champion. She attended Texas Christian University in order to be continue training with her long-time coach Tommy Dyer; after graduation, she began to work as a police officer for Fort Worth.