ASHTON EATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Snowboarding, puppy, family on list for Eatons in retirement

Now retired, the Eatons are taking up snowboarding - even buying their own boards and planning a trip to Canada. The first couple of the multi-events also are welcoming a puppy to their home. Other than that, two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and heptathlon bronze medalist Brianne Theisen-Eaton haven't made many plans. They're still undecided where they want to live...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ashton Eaton 2012 Olympic Trials

Ashton Eaton announced he's retiring from track & field on Jan. 4, 2017. Here's a look back at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials where he set the decathlon world record
Via The Oregonian
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

2-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton retiring

Two-time Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton and heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton have announced their retirements in side-by-side essays on their website. Considered the first family of multi-events, Ashton and Brianne met at the University of Oregon as teenagers and married in July 2013. Their coach, Harry Marra, officiated the wedding. The 28-year-old Eaton hinted...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Get to know Ashton Eaton: 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Get to know Ashton Eaton: 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Via The Oregonian
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ashton Eaton wins 2016 Olympic trials decathlon despite injury

Eaton, of OTC Elite, earned a trip to his second Olympics.
Via The Oregonian
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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

American decathlete Eaton, Dibaba are IAAF's world athletes of 2015

MONACO -- American decathlete Ashton Eaton and Ethiopian running sensation Genzebe Dibaba are the IAAF's world athletes of 2015.Track and field's governing body announced the awards on Thursday.Usually, the International Association of Athletics Federations throws a gala party to honor its world athletes of the year. But it was cancelled this year after former IAAF president Lamine...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2015  |  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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