He's the world-record holder in the decathlon, the cream of the crop in the hallowed and history-filled event that has long identified the world's greatest athlete. So I’m in the blocks and I get out like normal, do the Quincy Watts and then when the 200m comes I do the Bryshon Nellum and then with 100m to go I do the Lashawn Merritt (I’ve watched him race and decided that he must try to hold his form the last 100m for a reason). I love this ground. ... Chase him! What is KarmaVille: You don't have to be religious to reap the benefits of karma, either. ... I’m scared. Eaton World Ranked No. I flew (what felt like flying anyway) down the apron to send every missile as close to deep space as possible. Ashton Eaton reacts after breaking the world record in the men's decathlon at the U.S. Olympic trials Saturday. Frustrating. ", © Spikes powered by World Athletics All Rights Reserved. Ashton Eaton crosses the finish line in 4:14.38 which was more than enough to give him the world record. This year, the 25-year-old only lies in 13th place on the world list but that decepetive position should not cover the fact that things have not changed at all. It had been two years since I’d done a decathlon and I was pissed off about missing Götzis. Ashton Eaton gives a step-by-step breakdown of his Beijing decathlon, where he won world championship gold and broke the world record. What a great feeling that was. Explore Sign In Account SPORTS & TEAMS PLAYERS SPORTS. I think I’ve got it. Jon Mulkeen looks at how decathlon world record-holder Ashton Eaton became the best sportsperson on the planet. Ashton Eaton: Men's decathlon World record holder 16 September 2018 – Succeeded by Incumbent: Preceded by Roman Šebrle: Men's decathlon European record holder 16 September 2018 – Succeeded by Incumbent: Awards and achievements Preceded by Teddy Riner: French Sportsman of the Year 2018 Succeeded by Julian Alaphilippe: This page was last edited on 2 … I told him about how I’ve learned to run the 400m, both old and new strategies. I asked him and he told me that 400m runners start moving at the 200m gradually picking it up each stride. Later in that summer of 2012, of course, he won the first of his eventual pair of Olympic golds. The time I needed to hit if I threw 64m wasn’t out of the question but what if I didn’t throw that far? So here I am with all the badges, but still not in the club. Then Trey [Hardee, decathlon world champ in '09 and '11] got injured. Son record … Le Français a battu le record du monde du décathlon avec 9.126 points, détrônant ainsi l'Américain Ashton Eaton (9.045 points). American Ashton Eaton sets decathlon record TRACK AND FIELD. Ever wondered what goes through an athlete's mind during the heat of battle? Reigning Olympic and two-time defending world champion (2013, 2015), Ashton Eaton is the undisputed king of the decathlon. This is getting long so I’ll make a final summary. Ground I love you. But I like to be honest with myself. FOR OUR MAY 2011 issue, Jon Hendershott interviewed Ashton Eaton, already the indoor heptathlon World Record holder but with the first of his two decathlon WRs a bit more than a year in his future. Acting selflessly in habits, dispositions and tendencies can yield positive results in this very life you're living. It is a toss-up between my world record of 9039 in Oregon and winning the Olympic title in London. It was very inspiring watching Ashton Eaton compete over the last two days. So in Beijing I was being extra cautious. This is first and foremost a … I missed my friends and sharing competition with them. Eaton holds not only the world-record decathlon score, but also decathlon world records in the long jump and 400 meters. Eaton wrote on Twitter on Sunday: “Thank you all … Le record du monde du décathlon est actuellement détenu par le Français Kevin Mayer qui établit la performance de 9 126 points les 15 et 16 septembre 2018 lors du Décastar de Talence. We kept this up for the entire 200m. Before the race in Beijing Harry kept telling me to trust it. Sore, fatigued, hot, nothing tastes good, water and sports drinks don’t alleviate anything; you’re getting exhausted. ... AH! I also knew that I was fading, like, lay down and fall asleep within 30 seconds fading. Just as easily as one misplaces their keys, I had seemingly misplaced my high jump breakthrough. And it was pretty obvious now that if I jumped 5.20-5.30m I was in WR territory. Eaton had 9039 * points. 1 . How could she be so relaxed in her first 100m final? Eaton’s rival, Trey Hardee, suggested the total be accompanied by an asterisk. She was a heptathlete. SPORTS & TEAMS … I Ashton James Eaton (mibait Enero 21, 1988) metung yang Americanung decathlete, a makilaban king Oregon Track Club Elite team a makabasi king Eugene, Oregon. With the throws in the decathlon I get more hyped up than any other event and it usually results in a poor performance. ... Catch that guy! If I jump again is it going to remain the same or get worse? Live TV. Eaton was every bit as relentless and stubborn as that clock Saturday. Ashton Eaton, the record-holder in the decathlon, often saves his best for the last event, the 1500-meter run. Ashton Eaton breaks the Decathlon's world record for the Long Jump with a jump of 27 Feet 3/4 Inches at the Olympic Trials on Friday, June 22nd 2012! Ashton Eaton Mesmerizes On and Off the Track in World Record Decathlon at Olympic Trials. US multi-eventer Ashton Eaton owns both the world decathlon and indoor heptathlon record, along with a full set of Olympic and world titles. ... Come on! And that I hadn’t finished a decathlon or run a 1500m in two years. His world record was broken by Frenchman Kévin Mayer on September 16, 2018 with a total of 9,126 points, who became the thi… I wasn’t nervous, though, because in the back of my mind I knew I’d jumped 1.93m in Moscow and still scored 8800 points. I took off like normal knowing I’d get out a little harder than him but it was around the 200m where my Beijing 45 flat journey began. That’s what I told myself. 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I had always waited until about 125-150 to go and then I’d hammer it. A good attitude can be infectious and lead to boundless opportunities in the future. Getting to the line of the 100m of course I was nervous, but I would say about 50 per cent of what would be normal for me. I see the clock. At the very least you’re not in the club. I was eating 2.06m for breakfast from short approach! It’s enough to want to shoot it out of a canon. The word "decathlon" was formed, in analogy to the word "pentathlon", from Greek δέκα (déka, meaning "ten") and ἄθλος (áthlos, or ἄθλον, áthlon, meaning "contest" or “prize”). ... Ok I’ll go. Eaton World Ranked No. I thought for sure the clock was off and in a minute they’d reset the time to 46 something. Warming up I was a little nervous because the hurdles were difficult and I knew Damian [Warner, PanAm decathlon champ] had figured out how to run really fast and I had essentially made no improvement. Ever wondered what goes through an athlete's mind during the heat of battle? my right leg just buckled. Compound that with heavy training leading into Beijing, then a masterful peaking plan from Harry and it’s kind of a no brainer. Eaton had set decathlon world records in the 100 meters (10.21) and the long jump (27 feet) on Friday. Every step Bryshon took after the 200m line was getting faster. Anyang kolehiyo ya, linaban ya i Eaton para king University of Oregon, nung nu ya mekatalimang meging kampeon king NCAA, at simbut ne ing galal a The Bowerman anyang 2010. Ashton Eaton set a glittering decathlon world record at the U.S. Olympic trials on Saturday, riding the cheers of a thrilled home crowd to upstage a stellar… So I ran a 400m in Atlanta a couple weeks before we left for Asia and it’s there that I really made a breakthrough. I think I’ve got it. Don’t press. In the latest of our fab five series, we focus on a clutch of world champions who garnished their considerable … June 23 , 2012 Updated: June 27, 2012 1:27 p.m. Facebook Twitter Email. Read more . In the end I decided that it wasn’t too bad, there was no sharp pain, and to take some more attempts but didn’t improve. I Ashton James Eaton (mibait Enero 21, 1988) metung yang Americanung decathlete, a makilaban king Oregon Track Club Elite team a makabasi king Eugene, Oregon.. Anyang kolehiyo ya, linaban ya i Eaton para king University of Oregon, nung nu ya mekatalimang meging kampeon king NCAA, at simbut ne ing galal a The Bowerman anyang 2010. It was a combination of being away from the event and realising I may have only a handful of decathlons left. Ashton Eaton doubted himself in a restroom before the final event of the decathlon, the grueling 1500m.The gold medal was already assured, but a shot at the world record gnawed. If I had to run a PB could I get it done? This is all I have. FOR OUR MAY 2011 issue, Jon Hendershott interviewed Ashton Eaton, already the indoor heptathlon World Record holder but with the first of his two decathlon WRs a bit more than a year in his future. Think of that. Less is more “With … Two-time world and twice Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton reflects on his younger days, and with the benefit of time and experience, on what he would now tell himself. My best achievement: Can I pick two? I remember his face and him not being able to stand up. Étudiant à l'Université de l'Oregon à Eugene, Ashton Eaton se révèle lors de la saison 2008 en remportant l'épreuve du décathlon des Championnats NCAA . But what really set it off was one of my first races of the year. Ashton Eaton set a new world record at the IAFF World Championships in Beijing in the decathlon, breaking his own world record set in 2012. Felt fine before the jump but now it hurts every step. I can’t. ©2021 World Athletics. He is 24. He set a personal best in the exhausting 1,500-meter finale and is now the world-record holder in the decathlon -- … I stalked around the javelin apron like Al Oerter around a discus cage. More of the same this time. I was like “what the hell is he doing?” I went with him. This is where the decathlon becomes the decathlon. Come on! The performances achieved by Eaton in … 200m: I’m all out. What did it feel like? Il termine par ailleurs cinquième des sélections olympiques américaines d'Eugene en améliorant son record personnel avec 8 122 pts. The husband-and-wife duo have been among the world’s best combined events athletes for several years. Ashton Eaton breaks Roman Sebrle's 11-year-old world record in the decathlon to win the United States Olympic trials. He is just the second decathlete (after Roman Šebrle) to break the 9,000-point barrier, with 9,039 points. Run the time, or don’t. More than anyone else, … We convinced [USA's 4x400m Olympic silver medallist] Bryshon Nellum to come race. Home. I want to stop. He also broke the American record in the process. But how on earth does he do it? Into the swing of things and coming off a near PB in the 100m I was having a great time. It was tough seeing him injured. I’m winning now, should I play it safe? I don’t think you can be considered a combined-event athlete of any worth unless you’ve competed at Götzis. I was unsurprisingly sore and tired for this race. With 500m to go I was as tired as I’ve ever been I think. But when I got into the race it was more about competing and staying as close to him as possible. I was so adamant because I missed it. I got the crowd involved. Ashton Eaton likes to compare decathlons to life — the ups and downs, the good and bad, the setbacks and comebacks. The frustrating part is knowing that I have thrown great in training but that I only get three throws that count for anything for the entire year. How had this happened? I didn’t care if I didn’t get a medal. But with 50m to go she was gaining! Eaton … Imagine that: feeling like you’ve already won before the damn thing even started! I couldn’t believe it. In … But more than that, it was her composure. I ran more 400ms than I ever had. This ground. It’s always very simple. Highly Recommended Watch: Ashton Eaton Post World Record Decathlon Press Conference . Both had a point. ... It’s over. Ya ing tatalan king record a pangyatu … But I think what helped most was doing the 400 hurdles the year before. Crowned world indoor heptathlon champion in Istanbul in March 2012 with a world record points total of 6,645, Eaton went on to post another world decathlon best at the US Olympic trials in Eugene shortly afterwards, tallying 9,039 points to beat the previous record of 9,026, set by Roman Šebrle of the Czech Republic in 2001. All because of some funky back sprain during a shot practice. This event has its own mini saga. But I took a mental note that I needed to take it more easy. Not in the sense of being number one, but in the sense that I got to do another decathlon again. By Taylor Dutch. During the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, Ashton Eaton broke his own Decathlon World Record by posting a new score of 9045. His answer provides an incredible insight of the finest ten-event performance in history. I knew he wouldn’t be able to finish. Ashton Eaton reacts after the 1500m during the decathlon competition at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. Eaton finished the decathlon with a new world record. I knew what I had to throw and I knew what I had to run. Ashton Eaton, moments after breaking the World Decathlon record in Eugene (© Getty Images) Eugene, USA - Ashton Eaton’s coach, Harry Marra, was saying how remarkable the performance was in cold, wet, unfavorable conditions. ... I’ve done it. We put that question to Ashton Eaton, who set a decathlon world record when he won gold at the Beijing World Championships in August. In 2014 Eaton successfully defended his World Indoor heptathlon title, narrowly missing out on his own world record, finishing with 6,632 points. Drive out and after 50m do the Dafne. … Knowing that I tried to play it safe on the first couple then really let it have it on the last. Earlier in the year I fouled what was probably my longest jump ever. ... Stay up! Eaton needed to run the 1,500 in 4 minutes, 16.23 seconds to break the record. Your fans. And I was doing better here. ... I’m going to fall. I noticed a lot of athletes falling into the box or on top of the bar and generally getting into pretty dangerous situations. While that was kind of the case, after about the 3.5hr mark I could tell I was getting fatigued. It is the first decathlon world record for a U.S. athlete since Dan O’Brien’s 8,891 in 1992. You have to be careful though because discus is where many a decathlete can turn a great score into a bunch of “if’s” in the press. 300m: I can’t. ... Come on! It really boils down to patience and trust, which apparently I don’t have time for. Ashton Eaton broke the world record Saturday in the decathlon at Hayward Field. But he kept saying I could take down Toomey [1968 Olympic decathlon champion Bill Toomey set the previous 400m decathlon best of 45.68 in Mexico City]. This is probably the event everyone wants to know about. In just three total multi-event competitions for Eaton in 2012, the former Oregon Duck standout set … Eaton was the second decathlete to break the 9,000-point barrier in the decathlon, with 9,039 points, a score he bettered on August 29, 2015, when he beat his own world record with a score of 9,045 points. How much worse is worse? Asafa Powell ran 10.00…). Although I had forgotten the feeling of going from 100m to the long jump, I was still confident I could get a good mark. I had been practicing what Bryshon had said and I did it in this meet. Later in that summer of 2012, of course, he won the first of his eventual pair of Olympic golds. Olympic champion Ashton Eaton broke his own decathlon world record by six points to defend his crown with a 9,045 point total at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Another World Record Falls with Ashton Eaton’s Decathlon Mark Surpassed. This means that he's the best all-round athlete, EVER! I was one second behind pace on lap one. I told myself: just make up the two seconds now instead of in the last lap you sissy. I had met him for the first time in 2008. Maybe Daegu I was more. It was serious WR time. His feat came as Kevin Mayer set a decathlon world record with a total of 9,126 points in his native France on Sunday, topping a previous best of 9,045 points set by American Ashton Eaton three years ago. Go figure. He basically gave me a few more tips and I simply used them. We put that question to Ashton Eaton, who set a decathlon world record when he won gold at the Beijing World Championships in August. In addition to his two Olympic golds at London and Rio, Eaton also set the decathlon world record of 9,045 points in 2015, though this was later beaten by … 1 – coming off the first turn, push a little harder for about 4-5 strides then settle back down. Was I still tough enough? It was at the Oregon Twilight meet at Hayward Field May 9th or something. This ground. John Crumpacker. Ashton Eaton is an American two-time Olympic champion who holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events. His answer provides an incredible insight of the finest ten-event performance in history. I was two seconds behind on lap two. 100m: I can see the finish. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) You got it! I tried channeling frustration for Trey into jump three to no avail. Eaton is the two-time Olympic gold medallist and former world record-holder in the decathlon. By LetsRun.com June 23, 2012. During the fall I had the most incredible training in high jump I’ve ever had. Shut up! I PBd by very little but I knew I’d run fast. That pissed me off. 150m: Your family. "I was one of the healthiest guys on the planet. I love this ground. I basically copied three people. Be confident and relax. I figured he was the closest anyone had ever gotten to being like the ancient demigods. So I got fired up. Olympic champion Ashton Eaton broke his own decathlon world record by six points to defend his crown with a 9,045 point total at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. I had started to trust some of the technical aspects Harry [Marra, coach to Ashton and wife Brianne] keeps beating into our heads and they were working. KarmaVille was created with these underlying philosophies in mind. He started out at … ... We put that question to Ashton Eaton, who set a decathlon world record when he won gold at the Beijing World Championships in August. After my second attempt I was thinking that maybe I was right and I had forgotten what the decathlon feels like. Fab five: world records set at the World Championships. I wanted to know what the 200m business was about. Sep 16, 2018 NICOLAS TUCAT Getty Images. I’d beaten a handful of great 400m runners (the track was made of bouncy balls so all times were slow. Neck and neck. The next piece of the breakthrough was at the Canadian training camp in South Korea. Pre-competition. Like ultra-cautious. ... Catch that guy in front of you! Harry always tells us that the year before the Olympic year is where all the work gets done. Long jump wasn’t going superb. All images copyright Getty Images or the respective image creator and cannot be reproduced commercially without permission. In 2012, Ashton Eaton broke the World record at the US Olympic Trials with a score of 9039 and went to the London 2012 Olympics Games as the outstanding favourite for the gold medal. Series 14 Sep 2019. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton made an art out of breaking his own world records during his decorated decathlon career. Decathlon Olympic champion and world record holder Ashton Eaton has found a new way to keep cool between events in competition thanks to a new cooling hood designed by Nike. Nothing was going to stop me from competing here. That made me want to soak up the experience as much as I could in a fun way. They’re watching. ... Come on! Going into the long jump I was pretty excited to go beyond 8m and possibly set a PB. I took a lesson from that. I’d never seen him hurt so bad. Fresh off a PB I was confident I’d jump well. I was getting tired by this point in the competition but still thought I’d be able to jump decent. The people who believe in you. The first world record in the women's decathlon was recognized by the IAAF in 2004. The 27-year-old, who earned an Olympic gold medal at … So that’s what I did and I was blown away. Stories. US multi-eventer Ashton Eaton owns both the world decathlon and indoor heptathlon record, along with a full set of Olympic and world titles. Lap three I was one second behind. Less is more “With multi-event athletes, our system is a ‘less is more’ approach. Decathlon world record-holder Ashton Eaton (© Getty Images) In the first of a new series of features, world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton looks at all the best aspects of his life as an elite athlete. American Ashton Eaton won the decathlon world championship in Beijing this weekend in dominating fashion. It was just the chance to compete. Ashton Eaton sets world record in decathlon. Going into the high jump in Beijing, though, I was less confident. Comments. Ashton Eaton likes to compare decathlons to life — the ups and downs, the good and bad, the setbacks and comebacks. Organizers of the Berlin marathon initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute, 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. We had been running our little hienies off for most of the 2015 season which is pretty normal for us. ... Come on! It’s there I met [1992 Olympic 400m champion] Quincy Watts for the first time. After exploding on to the scene with a world indoor heptathlon record of 6499 at … Somewhere down the training line I had lost it. I conversed with Harry and with Brianne and there was more WR talk. As far as I was concerned, if I could just make it to the starting line then I would feel like I’ve already won. Ashton James Eaton OLY is a retired American decathlete and two-time Olympic champion, who holds the world record in the indoor heptathlon event. This means that he's the best all-round athlete, EVER! All that training for three stinking throws that count and I totally botch them. I had watched the women’s 100m prelims (or maybe it was finals) and I was so impressed with Dafne [Schippers] – coming from the heptathlon and getting into the 100m final. 2 – do the same thing going into the 200m, then basically do the Bryshon. I had gotten in great 400m shape. I was also highly curious about what I would do. Pay more attention to my body as I get older. With 400m to go it pretty much went like this: I can’t. Nothing spectacular but I thought 45m was on the menu. All Rights Reserved. He and Harry were roommates so we all had breakfast every morning. His personal best in each event serves as the touch point for future goals. Kevin Mayer of France sets the new world best. Where is the magic wand? I can’t. Ashton Eaton doubted himself in a restroom before the final event of the decathlon, the grueling 1500m.The gold medal was already assured, but a shot at the world record gnawed. Something was wrong with my Achilles. Hmm. The pressure was already off. Similar to the shot put I had some decent training sessions. Scores. In the pole vault, he cleared a personal-best 17 … He ended up beating my by .01 something; but I didn’t care. L'année suivante, il s'adjuge les titres NCAA en salle de l'heptathlon et en plein air du décathlon. Ashton Eaton set a new world record at the IAFF World Championships in Beijing in the decathlon, breaking his own world record set in 2012. How did you do it? But how on earth does he do it? It’s not enough. I couldn’t wait to get started. I wondered how anyone was supposed to beat him. He is a good person, which makes rooting for him easy. When that didn’t happen I thought I had pulled a VCB and went into lane six and was disqualified. Son record en détails. We’re all tired. Decathlon 9045 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015 AR, NR ... Ashton Eaton 14 SEP 2019 ... world records set at the World Championships 08 AUG 2019 Press Release Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton named ambassadors for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 02 FEB 2017 General News Tokyo 2020 invites public to donate old phones to create … Whenever I saw one of the other guys I was beaming just to compete with them again. I knew what I had to do. Be like Dafne. A double Olympic decathlon champion, winning gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, and the world and joint Olympic record holder in the event, the USA’s Ashton Eaton announced his retirement having gone unbeaten since 2011. USA’s two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and Canada’s world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton announced their retirement from athletics on Wednesday (4). Ground I love you. I sure showed that disc. By running the 1,500 meters in … When neither happened I thought “Harry was right.”. … He is handsome and well-spoken. 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