Adam Nelson

Cultivating Strength With Age
Athens, GA Dartmouth College Athens, GA

Thank you!  Pierre de Coubertin (founder of the modern Olympics) stressed the importance of the journey over the result.  No journey can be completed without the support of the many fans, followers, tweeps, and others.  I look forward to sharing what I've learned through my new Gold Medal Strong program. Your support is greatly appreciated.

The Latest

Phelps urges U.S. lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform
On Track Even Off the Track: Dartmouth Olympians Return
Cheated World Track Medalists to Finally Have a Proper Ceremony

View Adam's News Archive →

From the AthleteBiz Village

Visit Adam's Blog
My Olympic Moment
Gold Medal Secrets: Genetics vs Persistence
There’s nothing Political about Doping

Adam Nelson

Georgia native, Adam attended The Lovett School in Atlanta prior to heading north for Dartmouth College, were he earned a degree in Government. While with the Big Green, Nelson was a two-sport athlete, starting at linebacker on the football field, but he placed his stamp on school history by earning the 1997 NCAA Championship in the shot put. To this day, he still holds the Dartmouth College shot put record, besting the nearest competitor by nearly 2.5 meters. As he transitioned to the professional ranks,…

About Adam

  • Philanthropic involvement: Global Genes

After failing to secure a sponsor after the 2004 Olympics, Adam famously competed in a shirt that said "SPACE FOR RENT" and "MY MOM LOVES ME".


Bio Image courtesy of Kevin Morris Photographer

Holla Atcha Boy, Episode 1.77

Drifta Lifta Season 2 Finale with Adam Nelson

RT @chrisanders2024: VOTE for CHRISTIAN 👇👇#mrbasketball Who is Georgia’s Mr. Basketball?

You’ll notice that there are a lot of people waiting and no bags. Horrible planning @iah and @united. And saying yo…