Ashton Eaton ponders future, will not compete at 2020 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete. He hears it every time he is introduced at an event, or meets sponsors, or is paraded in front of a TV camera. But the reality is that Ashton Eaton is far too humble for such a title he is so humble, in fact, that he hides his gold medal under his shirt when nobody is looking.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Olympics: Ashton Eaton Becomes Decathalon Royalty With Back To Back Gold Medals

Ashton Eaton takes the Gold in the 2016 Olympics Decathalon earning back to back gold medals in the event. When it comes to the name Eaton, it will now forever be Athletic Royalty. Oregon’s Native Son has taken the Decathalon not just twice, but four times over the last four years, if you include the […] 2016 Olympics: Ashton Eaton Becomes Decathalon Royalty With Back To Back...
Via Autzen Zoo
28 days ago

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

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

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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