Nick Carter (cyclist)
At the age of 15 years Nick Carter started cycling. In the years after the Second World War he was the dominant cyclist in New Zealand. Four times - 1945, 1946, 1947 and 1949 - he was the New Zealand road champion. In 1948 he started in the Olympic Games in London in the road race, but had to retire after three flat tires. In the British Empire Games in 1950 in Auckland, he won silver in the road race.