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Brianne Theisen Eaton of Canada is congratulated by her husband Ashton Eaton of the United States after winning the gold medal after the Women's Pentathlon 800 metres at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 18, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. (Ian Walton/Getty Images for IAAF)
Brianne Theisen Eaton of Canada is congratulated by her husband Ashton Eaton of the United States after winning the gold medal after the Women's Pentathlon 800 metres at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 18, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. (Ian Walton/Getty Images for IAAF)
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Team USA's Ashton Eaton is the heavy favorite to repeat as the decathlon champion at the Rio Olympics. He's half of an Olympic power couple. His wife, Brianne Theisen-Eaton, competes for Canada in the heptathlon and also has a chance to win gold.

Here & Now's Robin Young profiles the Eatons with David Willey of Runner's World.

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David Willey, editor-in-chief at Runner's World. He tweets @dwilleyrw.

This article was originally published on August 11, 2016.

This segment aired on August 12, 2016.

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