Athletes Should Be Allowed Sponsorship: Team USA Member

5:20 AM ET Mon, 16 July 2012

Nick Symmonds, track athlete for the US Olympic team, told CNBC, "It is very important that I be allowed to be identify myself as a brand, in creating a brand that companies want to affiliate themselves with and if I go into this Olympic black out (sponsorship) period it really handicaps my ability to earn a living."