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  1. Beer & Running: The 2014 Beer Mile World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

    World-class middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds offers his insights and tips to the first beer mile world championships on Dec. 3. Photo: John Jefferson World-class middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds offers his insights and tips to the first beer mile world championships on Dec. 3. Photo: John Jefferson Long before Canadian James Nielsen broke the 5-minute barrier and set a new world record last April, the beer mile had already foamed over its previous cult-like interest among hardcore runners. Previously a gratuitously silly and ridiculously fun event staged by running clubs and college cross-country teams, the beer mile has gone viral as fleet-footed beer guzzlers post their efforts on social media outlets in the past couple of years.

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  2. This Is a Real ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... in Austin, but the elite field of athletes competing for a $2,500 prize includes everyone from Olympians like Nick Symmonds to Austinite Chris Kimbrough , a mother of six who recently set the women's record at 6:28 while drinking Hops & Grain ...

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  3. Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    Nick Symmonds has won his share of races, but he often gets as much attention for what he does off the track. Symmonds is a two-time Olympian, a World Championship medalist and a multi-title winner in college, but he rubs some people the wrong way because he rails against the organizations that govern track and field and he speaks out on issues such as gun control.

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  4. Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Nick Symmonds has won his share of races, but he often gets as much attention for what he does off the track. Symmonds is a two-time Olympian, a World Championship medalist and a multi-title winner in college, but he rubs some people the wrong way because he rails against the organizations that govern track and field and he speaks out on issues such as gun control.

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  5. Doha edges out Eugene in narrow vote to host the 2019 IAAF World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Addicted To Quack

    ... out on the Hayward Field track to qualify for the 1500 meter finals. I wish they could have been there when Nick Symmonds and Andrew Wheating came roaring off the Bowerman Curve to become Olympians. Because you see, it's not always about who has the ...

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  6. Lance Armstrong gives up on Beer MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... A lineup of eight runners have been confirmed for the event, including United States Olympic 800-metre runner Nick Symmonds. With that in mind, Armstrong accepted an invitation to try the Beer Mile in his home town of Austin, Texas, with the ...

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  7. TrackTown USA deserves to show the world the Hayward Magic in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Addicted To Quack

    ... the most famous track venue in the world, has its own magic. If you don't believe me, just ask guys like Nick Symmonds, Andrew Wheating or Ashton Eaton. In 2008, Symmonds and Wheating delivered miraculous kicks and charged down the homestretch of ...

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  8. Chugging to victory? Canadian seeks women’s world record in the beer mileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 680News

    ... in popularity. Nearly 30 years later, it's beer mile-mania. Next month, Smith, along with U.S. Olympian Nick Symmonds, among others, will race for boozy bragging rights at the world beer mile championships in Austin, Texas. Smith, a professional ...

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  9. What to look for at the 2014 Chicago Marathon health and fitness expoRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... we found at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon 's Abbott Health and Fitness Expo in 2014: Olympian Nick Symmonds signs copies of his new book. Symmonds will be at the Brooks booth at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 11, to autograph copies of his recently ...

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  10. Rebel with a cause has fun doing it - Thursday, 16 October 2014 07:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Tualatin Times

    ... can knock out a lot of conversation in a half-hour interview. And he writes a decent book, too. The title of Nick Symmonds' recently released memoirs, "Life Outside the Oval Office: The Track Less Traveled," is a clever play off the 400-meter oval ...

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  11. What to look for at the 2014 Chicago Marathon health and fitness expoRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... highlights we found at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon's Abbott Health and Fitness Expo in 2014: Olympian Nick Symmonds signs copies of his new book. Symmonds will be at the Brooks booth at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 11, to autograph copies of ...

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  12. Brooks Beast's Nick Symmonds Authors BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | SportsOneSource.com

    Nick Symmonds, one of the top Brooks Beasts athletes, has penned an autobiography, "Life Outside the Oval Office: The Track Less Traveled." Symmonds' debut book tells the fast-paced story of his growth from a small town, multisport student athlete to world class mid-distance runner and outspoken social advocate.

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  13. Excerpt: Symmonds Recounts Olympic ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Competitor Magazine

    Nick Symmonds new book, "Life Outside the Oval Office: The Track Less Traveled" is available on Oct. 21. Photo: Courtesy of Brooks Running Nick Symmonds writes about qualifying for a second Olympic team, battling with track's governing body and his London experience. Paris and I continued to exchange emails and texts over the next several weeks.

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  14. New Track-Town Flick Films In EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... locals and 20 professional runners to be extras for a scene with legendary local runners Andrew Wheating and Nick Symmonds filmed at UO's Hayward Field. Tracktown embraces the idea of "place" as its own character. "It helps to be very specific and ...

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  15. Olympian Nick Symmonds Discusses LGBT Rights and Athlete Advocacy with Sports Conflict InstituteRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | PRWeb

    US two-time Olympian, Nick Symmonds, won an 800m Silver Medalist at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow and openly opposed Russian "anti-gay" politics, dedicating his medal to his gay and lesbian friends.

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  16. Canada's Brown wins men's 200-metre race at the Edmonton International Track ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Duane Solomon won the 800 in 1:44.92, just off the meet record of 1:44.81 set by Solomon's great U.S. rival, Nick Symmonds. Jeneba Tarmoh of the U.S. was the sprint queen of the meet, winning both the 100 metres, which she ran in 11.11, and 200 ...

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  17. Quick facts about the USA Outdoor Track & Field ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... ... This an off year in elite track, meaning no world championships or Olympics. Olympians Matthew Centrowitz, Nick Symmonds and Andrew Wheating are not entered. ... There will are a number of athletes who live and train in Oregon among the entries, ...

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  18. Ahem, it's June, the USA Championships are about to begin, and still nothing from USATF on...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... group as a springboard to discuss ways track & field can raise its profile. Here is Reavis' post. As usual, Nick Symmonds is thinking strategically, and proposes a tennis-style world circuit, with four Grand Slam events on four continents. It's a ...

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  19. Jordan McNamara has something to prove at the USA Championships; Oregon track & field...Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... schedule. The meet she is most looking forward to is the USA Junior Eugene Championships in Eugene, July 5-6. Nick Symmonds riffs about whether Efraimson ought to skip the college level and turn professional. It's a very thoughtful response, which ...

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  20. Former Eastlake running star returns home with pro teammatesRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Sammamish Review

    ... dream and find out what their lives are really like as professional athletes, because it's a lot of work." Nick Symmonds, a two-time Olympic qualifier and 2013 world championship silver medalist in the 800 meters, is one of the newer members of the ...

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