Nicole Peltier is a 16 year old from Thornton, New Hampshire. She was born in Rhode Island, but soon after moved to Waterville Valley, NH, where she began to ski race at the age of 6. Jumping on a snowboard at the age of 10, Nicole began competing in the USASA New Hampshire series and qualified for nationals in her first year of snowboarding. Nicole then went onto become the USASA National Champion two years in a row for the breaker girl’s and youth women’s division. This past season, 2019-2020, Nicole won the USASA National Champion title in the women’s open division. The 2019-2020 season was Nicole’s first year being old enough to compete in the FIS and NorAm circuits. For her last race this past season, Nicole traveled to Canada and placed 3rd at the Canadian National Junior Championships in giant slalom and 4th in slalom.
Nicole is currently the youngest member of the US Snowboard Race Team. She trains part-time in New Hampshire and remotely with the GTeam out of Minnesota. Nicole is currently a sophomore at Plymouth Regional High School, where she is a high-honor roll student and 3rd in her class. Nicole is a determined, young athlete in hopes to compete at Junior Worlds this upcoming season and eventually the World Cup circuit and the Olympics.