Ashton Eaton

United States of America

Fast Facts

  • Birthplace:

    Portland, USA

  • Birthdate:

    January 21, 1988

  • Event:

    Decathlon

  • Personal Best:

    9,045 points (World Record)

  • On-Track Shoe:

    Zoom SD, Zoom Rotational, Zoom Superfly Elite, Zoom Javelin, Victory Elite, HJ Elite, LJ 4, PV2

  • Residence:

    Eugene, USA

Transformative Moment

Setting the decathlon world record in 2008, then besting that score at the 2015 IAFF World Championships.

Ashton Says

My nickname is...

E10.

My personal mantra is...

Everyone has the same two choices: stop or keep going.

I’m inspired by...

my mom and my wife, Brianne Theisen-Eaton.

My other sport is...

taekwondo. I’m a black belt.

On my day off...

I like to sleep in, eat something unhealthy, play Xbox, check the mail and do something outdoors.

My favorite meal is...

macaroni and cheese.

I want my legacy to be...

that I tested my boundaries and limits.

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