26 Jun '12, 7pm

Nick Symmonds, in Eugene, his race was won, for London, a race to be run, by Dick Patrick, note by Larry Eder: N...

Nick Symmonds, in Eugene, his race was won, for London, a race to be run, by Dick Patrick, note by Larry Eder: N...

Leading up to the Trials, Symmonds quieted one of his crusades - for athletes to be able to have more freedom in displaying sponsors on uniforms. He auctioned off a temporary tattoo on his left shoulder for $11,100, though he has to cover the logo for a Wisconsin-based marketing company for this meet and most others. He created a stir by publicizing his attempt to get celebrity Paris Hilton to be his date during the Trials. During the Trials, he's been all running. "There needs to be a certain balance between fun and business," he said. "Compartmentalizing is something I've had to work on even to this day. If I feel myself out of balance at all, I'll call (Troesch). Using him as a sounding board and being able to talk to him has really helped me find that balance. "When I was in Australia (during the winter), I didn't have that balance and I ran some abysmal races. I could...

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