Ashton Eaton

Track and Field


 
Name: Ashton Eaton
Discipline: Decathlon
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185

DOB: 1/21/1988
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Bend, Ore.
High School: Mountain View High School '06 (Bend, Ore.)
College: University of Oregon
Club: Nike OTCE

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold (decathlon)
Career Highlights:
  • 2014 World Indoor Champion
  • 2013 World Outdoor, gold
  • 2012 World Indoor Champion
  • 2011 USA Outdoor Champion
  • 2010 USTFCCCA Outdoor and Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
  • Heptathlon world record holder
  • Three-time NCAA decathlon champion (2008, 2009, 2010)

Fun Facts: Eaton is the youngest of Team USA’s talented trio of 2012 Olympian decathletes ... Engaged to Oregon heptathlete and Canadian Olympic hopeful Brianne Theisen ... Also lettered in football as a running back and wrestled ... His grandfather, James Eaton, was a Michigan State halfback

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