Sport built her character and that helped her later in the acting career: a rigorous regime, a habit of self-restraint and perseverance. She graduated from Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts and entered Ryerson University in Toronto in the Faculty of Sociology, but in 2008 she dropped out of the University for an acting career. For teaching acting she had been attending Bill Armstrong’s Studio in Toronto.
And then I went to the age when you pass the point of no return. I understood that I can’t get to the Olympics - a different level of competition. So I had to make a choice.
After that Nina had a short affair with the participant of the show «Dancing with the Stars» Derek Haff, but their relations was finished in October 2013.
We broke up not because of something bad had happened or there was no love or friendship between us. I adore him, and we are still best friends. I think he's a wonderful person and he means a lot to me ...