German-born Nadine Horn studied biochemistry in Australia and has lived in Cairns, Townsville and Melbourne. After doing research at the Comparative Genomic Centre, a research facility in Townsville, she worked as a freelance journalist for the German newspaper Westfaelische Rundschau and as a travel writer in the online magazine Boots’n'All.
She also worked with Ayisha Davies and on projects including the Alan Titchmarsch Show filmed at the BBC studios in London and the short-film Lakeland Falls. With her eclectic interests, she became a shepherdess in Australia, cycled from Lake Constance to Zurich and organized an adventure trip, Mission Spain where she cycled 2 months around Spain.
She is also embarking on 3 Border Triathlon where she will cycle 485 km across Switzerland, swim 550 km across southern Germany along the Danube River, and run 315 km across Austria.
Her 550-km swim will take her along the Danube, the second largest river in Central Europe. She will do a 91 stage swim wearing an XTERRA Wetsuits and carrying a waterproof case from Aquapac. She will swim from Donaueschlingen in Germany to the Austrian border near Passau. Along the way, she will stop in Donaueschlingen, Pfohren, Gutmadingen, Geisingen, Hintschlingen, Immendingen, Moehringen, Tuttlingen, Nendingen, Muelheim an der Donau, Fridingen, Beuron, Thiergarten, Gutenstein, Inzigkofen, Sigmaringen, Sigmaringendorf, Scheer, Blochingen, Herbertingen, Binzwangen, Riedlingen, Zwiefaltendorf, Rechtenstein, Obermarchtal, Untermarchtal, Munderkingen, Rottenacker, Ehingen, Nasgenstadt, Oepfingen, Erbach, Donaustetten, Goegglingen, Neu-Ulm, Elchingen, Nersingen, Weissingen, Leipheim, Guenzburg, Reisensburg, Offingen, Grundremmingen, Lauingen, Dillingen, Steinheim, Gremheim, Donaumuenster / Erlingshofen / Furtmuehle, Zusum, Donauworth, Marxheim, Bertoldsheim, Stepperberg / Hunderthalermuehle, Bitterbrun / Ausschloeschen / Laisacker, Neuburg an der Donau, Joshofen, Berheim, Gerolfing, Ingolstadt, Grossmehring, Irsching, Vohburg, Pfoerring, Neustadt an der Donau, Bad Goegging, Hierheim, Kehlheim / Affecking / Kelheimwinzer / Untersaal / Obersaal, Lengfeld, Bad Abbach, Sinzing, Kneiting, Regensburg, Barbing, Donaustauf, Bach an der Donau, Pfatter, Oberzeitldorn, Niedermotzing, Straubing, Parkstetten, Bogen, Ilrbach, Stephansposching / Mariaposching, Metten, Deggendorf, Deggenau, Niederalteich, Winzer, Hofkirchen, Pleinting, Vilshofen an der Donau, Windorf, Schalding IdDonau and Passau.