Interviews with the non Olympic qualifiers in the 2012 steeplechase final are below.
Top 3 press conference comes later.
Dan Huling was right there in the top 3 until the last lap. At a loss of an explanation, he said he still wants to break the Americna record this year:
2008 Olympian Billy Nelson says being an Olympian in 2008 does not dampen the pain of not making it in 2008:
Don Cowart was super psyched to finish 4th. He explains his story. A 4:26 miler in high school is getting it done. He lives in Charlottesville and has pasta with Andrews and Webb.
Ben Bruce finished 5th and he talks about that and getting off food stamps. Bruce was the QOD on letsrun and like Prefontaine was on foodstamps while in Eugene but decided he didn't want to be a drain on society:
Max King ultramarathon man, amazingly set a PR in the steeple: