Ashton Eaton

Ashton Eaton

January 04, 2017

The World's Greatest Athlete, Ashton Eaton, Retires In His Prime; We Pay Tribute With Our 5 Favorite Ashton Eaton Memories

The greatest decathlon of all time has called it a career at age 28. Eaton and his wife, Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton, announced on their website today that they are retiring together at the young age of 28.
July 27, 2016

WTW: Age Cheating At World Juniors, Russia Doesn't Get Banned, The IOC Screws Over Yuliya Stepanova And Is Keni Harrison The Second Coming Of Michael Johnson?

We break down the good (Keni Harison is back in a big way) and bad (lots of cheating still going on all over the place) from an action-packed week with two great meets - one in Houston and one in London.
June 15, 2016

Start Lists For 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic On Friday In Vancouver

Distance highlights include Duane Solomon in the 800; Cam Levins, Eric Jenkins and Jordan McNamara in the 1500, Don Cabral in the steeple, Melissa Bishop vs Brenda Martinez in the 800 and Shannon Rowbury vs Gabriele Grunewald in the 3000. A lot of good sprint and field action as well. *Vancouver Sun: Andre De Grasse, Derek Drouin, Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton And Jeremy Wariner Highlight Non-Distance Action
March 20, 2016

Saturday At World Indoors: Michelle Carter Comes Up Totally Clutch, Ashton Eaton Crushes Field Again, Dafne Schippers Is Beaten and Much More

Michelle Carter threw an American record in her final throw to get gold in the shot, Ashton Eaton won the heptathlon with ease as Curtis Beach just missed a medal, Barabara Pierre won the 60m and much more.
February 23, 2016

Good Watch: 10-Minute Video Interview With Harry Marra, Coach Of Ashton And Brianne Eaton

Marra says he's been doing track and field since a kid when he pole vaulted over his mom's closelines in the backyard. Other interesting tidbits including he was living in California and basically retired from coaching when he was asked by Vin Lananna to coach Ashton Eaton at Oregon. Also some awkward pronoun dialogue about Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner.
February 18, 2016

Shannon Rowbury's American Record Attempt is Definitely On, Molly Huddle's Might Be On - New and Notes From Thursday's Millrose Press Conference

We share the wisdom we learned from Shannon Rowbury, Molly Huddle, Allyson Felix, ANatasha Hastings, Brianne EatonAshton Eaton and Andre De Grasse who will be making his pro debut for Puma.
December 11, 2015

Robby Andrews, Chris O'Hare, Shannon Rowbury Announced For Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile

Other athletes announced for Millrose include Molly Huddle, Jordan Hasay, Eric Jenkins, Ajee Wilson, Ashton Eaton and Andre DeGrasse.
November 27, 2015

Ashton Eaton And Genzebe Dibaba Crowned 2015 IAAF World Athletes Of The Year

Some nice quotable sentiments from Eaton and Dibaba announced she's going for the world indoor mile record in Stockholm on February 17th. *A Closer Look At The AOY Men's Finalists Eaton beat out Usain Bolt and Christian Taylor. *Closer Look At Women's AOY Finalists Dibaba beats Dafne Schippers and Anita Wlodarczyk.
September 15, 2015

Week That Was - Paula's Blood Values, Asafa Powell's 100th Sub 10, Doping, Animal House and Nike, Props to the NYRR and Kyle Merber, Knockout Races and More

We had the Diamond League finale and the 5th Avenue Mile last week, but there was a ton of other interesting news and we break it down for you.