ASHTON EATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ashton Eaton on the brotherhood of the decathlon

Fellow decathletes are like family, according to 2012 Olympic champion Ashton Eaton. He describes the bond that develops among decathletes.
Via CSN Chicago
12 days ago

No world record, but Ashton Eaton qualifies for 2016 Olympics

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) This wasn't a world record for Ashton Eaton. Just a runaway win and another trip to the Olympics. Not bad for a decathlete dealing with a slight injury. On a tender right hamstring, the defending Olympic champion scored 8,750 points to beat Jeremy Taiwo by 325 at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Sunday night. That's well off Eaton's world record of 9,045, set...
Via CSN Chicago
14 days ago

WATCH: Ashton Eaton wins 2016 Olympic trials decathlon despite injury

Eaton, of OTC Elite, earned a trip to his second Olympics.
Via The Oregonian
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic Trials: Ashton Eaton wins decathlon

At Olympic Trials, Ashton Eaton won the decathlon. He will attempt to defend his gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trials: Ashton Eaton leads after first day of decathlon

Ashton Eaton won the 400m, the final event of the first day of decathlon competition at Olympic Trials.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Nimble By Northwest – The Eatons Take Over The IAAF World Indoor Championships

From March 17th through the 20th, the IAAF World Indoor Championships were held in Portland, Oregon. It was the first time this event had been held in the United States for more than 100 years. The meet featured a plethora of track and field events: shot put, hurdles, dashes, jumps … it was a fun time! And the star stand-out? None other than Oregon’s own, world decathlon record...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Ashton Eaton captures 3rd straight world indoor heptathlon title

PORTLAND, Ore. — His gold medal was nice. His wife's meant even more. That is what Ashton Eaton told the hometown crowd on Saturday night, drawing quite a few "Ahhs." Then again, he did win by a very comfortable margin — again. Eaton won his third straight heptathlon title at the world indoor track and field championships, taking all the suspense out of the competition with...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Eaton needs stitches after bar hits his head at indoors

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton needed stitches to close a cut after being hit in the head with the bar from the pole vault at the U.S. indoor championships Friday night. Eaton took part in a 60-meter dash heat and the long jump at the indoors as a warmup for next weekend's world championships, where he'll compete in the heptathlon. He finished last...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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
September 02, 2015  |  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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