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Oregon Olympian Nick Symmonds Does the Beer Mile 

Not only can he run faster than you, he can probably pound beers faster too.

Nick SymmondsEugene-based track star, Nick Symmonds, is one fast dude. He's also pretty clever, as proved by his e-bay tattoo-sponsorship idea.

With the London Olympics now behind him, the 800-meter runner has had time to focus his energies elsewhere. Like the beer mile. Yes, this a real thing with it's own rules and posted champions. Remember when we did this?

Last week's attempt placed Symmonds at the top of Oregon's beer-mile list of champions, though he fell short of the world record, which is an astounding 5:09.

Here's how he did it:

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