It's hard work being the best athlete in the world. Fortunately for Ashton Eaton, the decathlon world-record holder who is looking to tally a second Olympic gold medal in Rio, and his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton, who is fresh off winning an Olympic bronze medal in the heptathlon, they can turn to each other for motivation, support and knowledge. “It’s definitely beneficial to have the support of someone who’s also trying to do the same," says Ashton. "When you have someone else going through this it’s like, ‘Oh, you know what? I’m not the only one suffering here.'” Their story is as compelling as they are dominant, and you can click through the gallery to see and learn more about the impressive couple who trains together, does charity work together, wins medals together and celebrates together. (Instagram/WeAreEaton)
Olympians Ashton Eaton and wife Brianne Theisen train together and win medals together. Here's everything you need to know about the power couple.