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Meet Nic Roldan, One of America's Top Polo Talents

By Erin Lentz | May 31, 2019 | People

An impressive eight-goaler, Roldan competes for Audi in the 26-goal World Polo League. When he was just 15 he became the youngest player ever to win the U.S. Open. A third-generation polo player, Roldan is one of America’s top talents, competing in U.S. and international tournaments. He’s a global ambassador for The Husk, among other highly visible off-the-field collaborations. “I try and promote the sport in the best way possible,” Roldan says. “Polo isn’t the easiest career to make a living in, but I’ve had a lot of amazing experiences. It’s nice to see the younger players go through the same process as me.”

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Hometown: Wellington, Fla.

Age: 36

Plays for: United States

Mentor: “My dad. He’s always been there, through the good and bad times and the learning curves in my career.”

On the Field: Intensity, speed
and power

Off the Field: Real estate,
design and golf

Favorite Aspen Cross-Training Methods: Town’s high-intensity interval training (HIIT) classes, hikes up the Ute and biking



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Photography by: Photo by camilo rios