Moscow 2013, Day two: Saluting the World's Greatest Athlete, Decathlete, and World Champion, Ashton Eaton, video by the Shoe Addicts, note by Larry Eder

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Ashton Eaton is the world record holder and Olympic Champion in the Decathlon. He was a bit banged up in 2013, but, Ashton Eaton, with the help of his new wife, heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton and their coach, Harry Marra, Ashton persevered. 

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Ashton Eaton, World Championship gold medalist, photo by PhotoRun.net

On the first day, his 400 meters just showed that, even with new Decathlon star, Gunnar Nixon, Ashton Eaton was the man. 

On the second day, Ashton just built up a score that gave him the World Champs title: an upgrade from his silver in 2011. 

For Ashton Eaton, who loves to compete, it is all about the competition. For his superb victory in the eye of the challenges of injuries, and the challenges of just being a decathlete, The Shoe Addicts give Ashton Eaton the Event of the Day for Day Two award, and made this video to salute the World's Greatest Athlete, Ashton Eaton. 


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