Monthly archive for July2016

[ESPN]: The World’s Greatest Athlete? It’s Ashton Eaton, of course

[ESPN]: The World’s Greatest Athlete? It’s Ashton Eaton, of course

Jim Caple, ESPN Senior Writer EUGENE, Ore. — In addition to watching fireworks, barbecuing burgers and nibbling cobs of corn, here’s something else to do this Fourth of July. Ask your friends and family to name the reigning Olympic champion in the decathlon. If they…

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[The Oregonian]: Clayton Murphy’s kick catches Boris Berian for Olympic trials 800 title

[The Oregonian]: Clayton Murphy’s kick catches Boris Berian for Olympic trials 800 title

By Andrew Greif | The Oregonian/OregonLive A 21-year-old who won the NCAA title at 1,500 meters for Akron three weeks ago before turning pro with Nike, Murphy used Hayward Field’s curve like a slingshot to move into second and run down his first U.S. title at…

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[ESPN]: Amy Acuff leaves strong legacy for new crop of high jumpers

[ESPN]: Amy Acuff leaves strong legacy for new crop of high jumpers

By Jim Caple | Jul 1, 2016 ESPN.com   Getty Images Amy Acuff fell short of making her sixth U.S. Olympic team. EUGENE, Ore. — Just 18 years old, Vashti Cunningham is the reigning world indoor high jump champion. Trying to qualify for her first Olympics in…

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Adam Nelson Honored with Gold Medal Presentation at Olympic Trials

EUGENE, Oregon – Team DMG has over 30 American athletes competing in the US Olympic Trials at the Historic Hayward Stadium in Eugene Oregon. Events kicked off on July 1st with an opening ceremony that included our very own Adam Nelson receiving his well deserved gold…

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