News

  • 02.15.13
  • Nick Symmonds Opens Season at Millrose Games
  • Nick Symmonds, winner of five consecutive outdoor USATF 800-meter titles (including two Olympic Trials) and the fifth-place finisher in the 2012 Olympic 800 in a personal best of 1:42.95, will run in his first Millrose Games in New York on Saturday night. He’s racing 600 meters at Millrose against Duane Solomon, who was fourth in the Olympic 800 and set an American indoor 600 record of 1:15.70 in Glasgow, Scotland on January 26.
  • 07.11.12
  • Nick Symmonds and Hanson Dodge Creative Release Episode 3 of Exclusive Video Series
  • For the average person it's hard to imagine running 60 miles a week, eating and burning nearly 5,000 calories a day and spending four years training for one event that's over in less than two minutes. What's even harder to comprehend is having the time to climb a mountain, kayak down a river or hook a king salmon in the process. Click 'read full story' to see how Nick stays active off the track.
  • 07.06.12
  • Symmonds To Make Professional Debut in 400M in Dublin
  • U.S. Olympian Nick Symmonds will make his professional debut in the 400 meter dash during The Morton Games on July 25th in Dublin. The race will serve as a lead up to the 2012 Olympics in London. To follow Nick's journey to London, follow him @NickSymmonds on Twitter, or follow The Morton Games @MortonGames.
  • 07.02.12
  • Episode 2 of Nick Symmonds' Video Series with Hanson Dodge Creative
  • In Episode 2, Nick Symmonds talks about the inspiration behind his eBay Twitter handle auction, discusses the importance of understanding social media as a an athlete with invested sponsors, and gives his perspective on why he thinks online social interaction is one of the most important tools for athletes and brands to connect with the people who matter most—the fans. Click read full story to see Episode 2
  • 06.26.12
  • First Place Finish Sends Nick Symmonds to the 2012 Olympic Games in London
  • With a first place finish in the U.S. Men's 800-meter finals, Nick Symmonds earned the chance to compete for the United States for a second straight time in the Summer Olympic Games.  Symmonds won by a wide margin crossing the finish line at 1:43.92. This is Nick's fifth straight U.S. championship in the event.
  • 06.23.12
  • Nick Symmonds Takes First in Prelim Heat at U.S. Olympic Trials
  • Another first place finish is in the books as Olympian Nicks Symmonds won his preliminary heat of the 800-meter run at the 2012 U.S Olympic Trials. Symmonds, a member of Nike/Oregon Track Club Elite, registered a time of 1:46.94 to which was good enough for third fastest of all 800-meter prelims.  The semifinals will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 4:45 p.m. (PDT)
  • 06.21.12
  • Nick Symmonds and Hanson Dodge Creative launch web video series
  • In the video series, Nick takes us through a day in the life an Olympic athlete in training. He explains how his efforts on and off the track have made his dream a reality, and shares his perspective as both a professional athlete and consumer on the current state of athletic sponsorship, social media, branding and, of course, living an outdoor/active lifestyle. Click 'read full story' to see Episode 1.
  • 01.25.12
  • How much is a spot on an Olympian's shoulder worth?
  • Nick Symmonds put his skin on the eBay auction site, offering to wear a temporary tattoo with the name of the highest bidder as he competes for a spot on the U.S. team for the London Games this summer.