If you are looking for an Olympic power couple, you can hardly do better than Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen.
Both track and field stars will have their sights set on gold at the London Olympics.
Most will recognize Eaton as the well-built decathlete who is the best chance the Americans have at gold in the event.
He won a silver medal in the Decathlon at the 2011 World Championships and won gold in the 2012 World Indoor Championships in the heptathlon.
That hardly tells the whole story of his mettle entering London. The University of Oregon standout also broke the
world record at the Olympic trials
As for Theisen, she is no slouch herself.
A fellow Oregon Duck, she finished second in the Canadian trials and will compete in London in the heptathlon.
While their team loyalties end with Oregon, there is no doubt the two will be rooting one another on in the coming weeks.
The two are engaged and just enjoying what comes in tandem with being world-class stars. Eaton, for his part, was featured recently in the Body Issue of
ESPN the Magazine
. Here is what Theisen had to say, via
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