Nikki began her playing career when she was only six years old, simply because her whole family werer involved with Hockey. She was born in Rockhampton, and moved to Toowoomba with her family.
Nikki is a member of the Queensland Scorchers Team, and her preferred position is as a Forward. She made her debut with the Australian Senior Team as a seventeen year old, playing in lead up matches to the Champion's Trophy Tournament in Amsterdam in August 1993.
Her ability to eliminate with speed and her enterprising skills in the circle area can make her a match winner. At times she is dazzling with her artistic work.
In 1995 she won a Gold Medal in the Champion's Trophy in Argentina and in 1996, Nikki became an Olympic Squad Member.
Nikki won Gold and Silver medals respectively in the Champions Trophy, in Germany and the 3rd Junior World Cup in Holland.
Nikki was selected as Co-Vice Captain of the Gold Medal winning World Cup Team in 1998.
In the year 2000, Nikki won a Gold Medal in the Olympics in Sydney and at the 2004 Olympics in Athens Australia came 5th.
Nikki Hudson travels from Queensland Australia