Name: Dan O'Brien
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Decathlon
DOB: 7/18/1966
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Klamath Falls, Ore.
High School: Henle High School (Klamath Falls, Ore.)
College: University of Idaho
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (1996); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Atlanta 1996, gold (decathlon)
Personal: Adopted at age 2...Won four state track titles at Henle High School and earned all-state honors in football and basketball...Won three world championships and five national championships throughout track career...Serves as on-field emcee for every major USA Track & Field event...Host and celebrity athlete for USATF’s Win with Integrity Program...Motivational speaker and color commentator for CBS, ESPN and NBC...Served as assistant volunteer coach at Arizona State University.