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Team USA Athletes Brad Snyder, Connor Fields, Nic Long Announce Holiday Engagements

By Todd Kortemeier | Jan. 03, 2019, 6:44 p.m. (ET)

Brad Snyder poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's 400-meter freestyle S11 final at the Paralympic Games London 2012 on Sept. 7, 2012 in London.


Competing at an Olympic or Paralympic Games takes nerves of steel, something that no doubt came in handy for three Team USA athletes as they popped the question to their significant others this holiday season.

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Para swimmer Bradley Snyder and BMX cyclists Connor Fields and Nic Long all took the plunge, with each man posting a picture of the happy couple on social media. 

Snyder and Long were first, making their posts on Christmas Eve.

This is not the first major commitment for the couple, as they got matching tattoos in 2016 shortly after they started dating.

😳 @niclong_64

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Then earlier Thursday, Olympic gold medalist Fields announced his engagement to Laura Gruninger that took place on the couple’s vacation. They have been dating since 2013.

Todd Kortemeier is a sportswriter, editor and children’s book author from Minneapolis. He is a contributor to TeamUSA.org on behalf of Red Line Editorial, Inc.

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