Tall Athlete Profile: Niko Hales

Tall Athlete Profile: Niko Hales

Niko is our first high school athlete ambassador - and he's not just incredible at volleyball... Learn more about Niko here!

Niko Hales is our first high schooler athlete ambassador! He's a chess wizard, BYU committed athlete, and a "little guy" to his friends. Read more about Niko here...

Name: Niko Hales

Height: 6'7"

The Sport You Play: Volleyball

TallSlim Tees Size: L

Who do you play volleyball for?

I play volleyball for Alexandria City High School.

What is your greatest athletic achievement?

My greatest athletic achievement so far is committing to BYU for volleyball. This has been a dream of mine for a long time and is something that I am very proud of.

Niko Hales Playing Volleyball with TallSlim Tees

Share a weird/funny fact about yourself!

I love playing chess and I am a 1700 rated player on chess.com.

Have you ever been given a "tall nickname" before?

Yes, many different ones over the years. Recently, some of my teammates have been calling me "little guy."

What’s your favorite sport to play just for fun?

Definitely basketball. Mostly because I can just stand by the rim and dunk.

Niko Hales with TallSlim Tees

What's your favorite thing about being tall?

My favorite thing about being tall is that I can see over big crowds of people. Even when I am in the back it feels like a front row seat!

What is your favorite thing to wear as a tall slim guy? 

The TallSlim Jogger pants for sure!

Share your best advice or encouragement to fellow athletes:

Just work hard and stay consistent. Consistency is a very underrated quality and it can get you very far.

Niko, we are your biggest fans & can't wait to see you play for BYU!

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