Haute Secrets Palm Beach: Polo Player Nicolas Roldan

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Nicolas Roldan

The Stats: Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Living in Palm Beach

Best Aspect of Palm Beach: “It’s home.”

Many know that the sport of polo is stereotyped to be a wealthy man’s sport, but have you met Nicolas Roldan? Nicolas Roldan was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His father, Paul Roldan, was also a professional polo player. Under his father’s influence, Nicolas loved horses and learned how to ride at four. Despite being surrounded by the world of polo, Nic’s first love was hockey. But fate would have it otherwise. By the time he was the age of 14, Nic began playing professionally, and at 15 he competed in one of the most competitive and prominent polo tournaments in the world, the US Open Polo Championship. He earned the status of an internationally known polo player. Currently, he is the highest rated polo player in the United States and listed as the youngest player to ever win the US Open in the Polo Hall of Fame. Not only has he had great success in playing polo, but he is also signed to Wilhelmina Models and has been featured in several magazines.

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