Track and Field
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Bend, Ore.
High School: Mountain View High School '06 (Bend, Ore.)
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold (decathlon)
- 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
Red, White & Trending: April 29-May 5
Jamie MacDonald May 06, 2016
Team USA's women of water polo take a hike (in a Colorado snowstorm) only to be joined days later for an in-the-pool doughnut fest with an Olympic soccer star, May the Fourth takes over timelines, inspirational Paralympic star Brad Snyder adds a title to his resume, Olympic snowboarders have hot springs on their minds, a diving legend pays it forward, Ashton Eaton performs magic, King James makes a celebratory appearance and more.
100 Storylines To Follow For The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Karen Rosen April 27, 2016
Find out just about everything you need to know for the final countdown to the Rio Games.
NBC Olympics To Present Extensive And Unprecedented Coverage of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
NBC Olympics March 28, 2016
NBC Olympics to provide 76 hours of trials coverage, including more than 60 hours in primetime on NBC and NBCSN.
Red, White & Trending: March 18-24
Jamie MacDonald March 25, 2016
Team USA loves puppies, Randall Cunningham's daughter becomes a star, Jason Brown's grandparents cut a rug, the U.S. women's water polo team gets really cheesy in Gouda, Ashton Eaton and his wife are house hunting (sort of), Tyler Clary and his sister form a nerd unit, Rickie Fowler goes long, Steven Nyman channels Chewbacca and much more.
Ashton Eaton Wins Third Straight World Indoor Heptathlon Title
Associated Press March 20, 2016
Eaton led four Americans in taking home gold medals Saturday.
Top 10 Events To Watch For At Track And Field Indoor Worlds
Ken Stone March 16, 2016
The indoor world championships are in the U.S. for the first time in 29 years.
10 Things We Learned About Team USA At The 2016 Media Summit
Lisa Costantini March 10, 2016
Do you know which athlete used to sleep over at Michael Jordan’s house and which was an extra in a movie?
14 Olympic Couples You Probably Didn’t Know About
Lisa Costantini Feb. 11, 2016
Love is in the air for these Olympians. See how many twosomes you knew were together.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 1-7
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 08, 2016
Two- (going on three-) sport Paralympic star Alana Nichols made history this week skiing gnarly Silverton Mountain; an Olympic pole vaulter's parents make someone a millionaire; Kelsey Robinson entertains with an, ahem, unique game day warmup routine.
Top 15 Team USA Men Of 2015
Paul D. Bowker Dec. 22, 2015
From shooting to alpine skiing, Paralympic track to luge, see who shone the brightest in 2015.
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