Nick Symmonds Signs With Gymshark, What Does That Mean For His Anti Doping Stance?

Justin Horneker
3 min readMay 10, 2020

Nick Symmonds announced via his Youtube page this week that he is signing an endorsement deal with athletic apparel company Gymshark… so why does that endanger his previous anti doping stance?

Nick Symmonds built his brand as a competitor behind being brash, and doing things his own way for the benefit of Track & Field as a whole. His fight against USATF/IAAF around logo regulations and sponsorship did genuine good for the potential earning power of today’s Track & Field athletes.