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Ashton Eaton runs, jumps, and throws to a world record

Olympic champion Ashton Eaton broke his own world record this week in Beijing at the IAAF World Championships, on his way to a first place finish. His score of 9,045 points, accumulated over the combined efforts of 10 individual events, bettered his previous mark by six points and further established his dominance as the greatest decathlete of all time. This win, coupled with Eaton...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashton Eaton breaks world record as he wins decathlon gold

BEIJING (AP) This was going to hurt. No way around it for Ashton Eaton. To get where the American decathlete wanted to go, he had to endure just a little more pain, dig just a little deeper. So Eaton gritted his teeth and charged ahead, grimacing as he stepped over a low railing and into the stands to wrap his exhausted arms around his wife. That was about all the strength he had...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Eaton leads by 165 after 6 events in decathlon

BEIJING (AP) The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): --- 9:30 a.m. Ashton Eaton leads the decathlon by 165 points after six events, placing second to Damian Warner of Canada in the 110-meter hurdles on Saturday. Warner won the last of the decathlon sprint hurdles heats in 13.63 seconds, reducing the margin by eight points to Eaton, who recorded 13.69. Eaton...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashton Eaton races out to big lead in decathlon at worlds

BEIJING (AP) The clock by the track isn't broken, Ashton Eaton. You really did run that fast. The defending decathlon champion thought for sure there was some sort of malfunction after seeing 45.00 seconds displayed in big, bold numerals as he finished the 400 meters Friday night at the world championships. That was a world-record time for the decathlon event, eclipsing the old...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Image of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlon

In this photo by David J. Phillip, decathlete Ashton Eaton celebrates winning the decathlon's 400-meter race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. He set a world record, running the distance in 45.00 seconds, and extended his lead through five events. The defending world champion has 4,703 points after the event's first day, a lead of 173 over Damian Warner of Canada....
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Patent pending: Nike’s Ashton Eaton recovery head sleeve

“After asking questions about current recovery techniques, the conversation prompted me to ask myself: Why does it feel good, after running, to pour a bottle of water over your head? I don’t know the physiological answer, but the fact that it does feel better makes me perform better.” The above passage by Olympian and decathlon record holder, Ashton Eaton, triggered Nike to...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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