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Missing Hawkins on Chicago Fire? You Can Take His SoulCycle Class Very Soon in NYC

The former One Chicago star frequently teaches spin classes in the Manhattan area. 

By Jackie Manno

Although the character Evan Hawkins may have tragically died on Season 11 of Chicago Fireit won't be the last you hear from the actor who plays him, Jimmy Nicholas. 

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That's because the fitness junkie that is Nicholas is also a SoulCycle instructor based in New York City. His profile and weekly schedule can be found on their website if you want to get your pump on with the Chicago Fire star. His next class is as soon as October 14.

Chicago Fire star Jimmy Nicholas' SoulCycle classes

"Jimmy's class is a collision course of athletics and art. Growing up on the football field and the basketball court, Jimmy has an undying love for competition, fitness, and pushing limits. As an actor, his love for storytelling, music, and performance dares his class to have fun. You won't find obstacles in his class — only opportunities," SoulCycle says on its website.

In November 2022, Nicholas made an inspirational Instagram post about what motivates him to stay in shape. The actor explained he grew up playing sports and met a community of fellow gym enthusiasts while at drama school. A friend then encouraged him to take his first group fitness class, and the rest is history. 

Hawkins in Chicago Fire

"With each step, my fitness family was radically changing my life for the better. To everyone along the way…thank you. We’re just getting started," Nicholas wrote. 

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What Happened to Evan Hawkins on Chicago Fire?

In Season 11, Episode 4, Nicholas' character Hawkins got trapped under rubble while saving someone from a burning building. While the man who he rescued survived after spending a few days in a coma, Hawkins ended up succumbing to his injuries, leaving his girlfriend Violent Mikami (Hanako Greensmith) devastated.

In an April interview with NBC Insider, Nicholas opened up about how he felt after he learned about the fate of his character. 

Violet and Chief Hawkins on Chicago Fire

"That’s an onion. Very layered. It’s  a mix of a lot of things. A ton of gratitude. I’ve been super thankful for the support throughout my time [on Chicago Fire. I’ve just felt only support, and that’s a very rare thing in the business, to feel pure love from fans. That’s not normal at all, so I need to soak this in and be grateful. But then, obviously, it’s incredibly sad...I am grateful to the showrunners and the writers because I had a little bit of time to say my goodbyes and really soak in my final days. With a lot of things in life, you don’t get goodbyes like that," he told us.

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Nicholas also discussed how playing Evan Hawkins has impacted him as a person. "I hope to be as good as Hawkins. I hope to be as good of a guy as someone who follows in his dad’s footsteps, who wants to save lives, who cares. I don’t think there’s enough people in this world sometimes who truly care. We need more of that, and that definitely makes me wanna care every day. I’ll remember him for demanding of myself that I care as much as he cares," he said.