ASHTON EATON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Theisen-Eaton wins world pentathlon with thrilling 800m

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Brianne Theisen-Eaton knew she needed more than a 10-second margin over Anastasiya Mokhnyuk in the final 800-meter event to win the pentathlon gold medal at the world indoor track and field championships. With 150 meters left in the race Friday night, she heard her husband - decathlon world-record holder Ashton Eaton - cheering: ''You can win! You can win!...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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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