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  1. Duane Solomon taking aim at coach Johnny Gray's mark at Mt. SACRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Orange County Register

    ... a then-indoor-American record at 600 of 1:15.61 in upsetting Solomon and two-time Olympic Trials 800 winner Nick Symmonds at the 2013 Millrose Games. Solomon, Symmonds and Sowinski are part of the strongest generation of American half-milers since ...

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  2. Road to Beijing 2015: U.S. men's distance power rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Sporting News

    ... ) or Mitch ( @mtchkstff ) with any thoughts on athletes who should be ranked higher or lower on the lists. - Nick Symmonds' position in second is not as secure as Duane Solomon's first place ranking. Symmonds was sidelined by injury in 2014 and has ...

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  3. Can the USTAF Indoor Championships avoid controversy this year? Oregon track & field...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... e is easing controversial Rule 40, which didn't allow athletes to display individual sponsors in the Olympics. Nick Symmonds, among others, vocally protested the rule in 2012.

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  4. Beer runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... mile performances, according to BeerMile.com records. It nearly matches the 5:19 beer mile personal record of Nick Symmonds, a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic track team. But Anderson didn't hear back from the world championship organizers. He ...

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  5. Nick Symmonds To Compete On 'American Ninja Warrior'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Competitor Magazine

    From beer miles to launching his own gum product, Symmonds moves on to his next venture as a ninja warrior. Today, American track star, two-time Olympian and beer-miler Nick Symmonds announced on his Instagram account that he'll be competing on the seventh season of NBC's American Ninja Warrior .

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  6. Olympian Nick Symmonds to compete on American Ninja WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Sporting News

    World championship 800-meter silver medalist Nick Symmonds announced he will be competing on the upcoming season of NBC's American Ninja Warrior. Symmonds was selected after submitting a video to the show of him working out with strength training and conditioning coach Jimmy Ratcliffe, who he's working with for seven years now.

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  7. Nick Symmonds bounces back from his 2014 low point: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Track & Field News has an extended Q-and-A with former Oregon Track Club Elite star Nick Symmonds up on its website. Symmonds has made two Olympic teams in the 800 meters, was fifth in the 2012 Olympic final, and won a silver medal in the 2013 World Outdoor Championships.

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  8. Brooks Beasts Signs Two More RunnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Sporting Goods Business

    ... which will bolster the Beasts' existing middle-distance potential and provide training support for teammates Nick Symmonds, Riley Masters, Casimir Losxsom, Garrett Heath and Mark Wieczorek. Hillenbrand, a recent graduate from the University of ...

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  9. Bad brew choice causes Columbia marathoner to drop out of Beer Mile championshipsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Missourian

    ... it, runners have been drinking beers for as long as they've been running." Two-time Olympian and race favorite Nick Symmonds also chose to drink the sponsor's beer. He finished seventh and said in post-race interviews that he had a hard time keeping ...

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  10. At Beer Mile Championships, Scientist Sets New Women's RecordRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... glove on his left hand that he uses to snatch and open bottles. He finished at 5:00.23. U.S. Olympic runner Nick Symmonds , who won a silver medal in in the 800 meters in track's 2013 World Championships, finished last, with a time of 5:41.71 that ...

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  11. Guts and Glory: Results from the Beer Mile World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Men's Journal

    ... track's start-finish straight. On pit row, where the elite runners wait and warm up, Olympic 800-meter runner Nick Symmonds - undoubtedly the beer mile's highest profile athlete - performs a series of painful looking stretches as he readies for the ...

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  12. Herdon, Gallagher Win Inaugural Beer Mile World Titles In AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Competitor Magazine

    ... at the starting line. I am thrilled to have come out on top." The elite field included U.S. Olympic athlete Nick Symmonds, Jack Colreavy, Scott Macpherson, Markus Liwing, Brian Anderson, Tully Hannan; previous Women's World Record holder Chris ...

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  13. The History of the Beer MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... both his world-class running prowess and his partying off the track. One of today's biggest stars, Olympian Nick Symmonds, recently published a frank memoir to great fanfare chronicling his hard-partying college days and detailing past sexual ...

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

    Nov 26, 2014 | 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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  15. This Is a Real ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | 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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  16. Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  17. Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  18. Doha edges out Eugene in narrow vote to host the 2019 IAAF World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  19. Lance Armstrong gives up on Beer MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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  20. TrackTown USA deserves to show the world the Hayward Magic in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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