We have created a short list of links that you may find
useful if you're interested in decathlons and track &
field athletics in general. Each item below contains a direct
link and a description of the site. If you know of useful
links that aren't listed here, please let us know!
Gunnar Nixon -- Gunnar Nixon, from Edmond,
OK, trains at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.
He is the decathlon high school record holder as well as the USA
and IAAF world junior champion. His is the 2013 USA indoor champion.
Trey Hardee -- 2009 IAAF World champion
Trey Hardee's website includes videos, contact info, his event itinerary and his blog.
WAPF -- A new site which promotes and develops the women's heptathlon
in the US with training facilities in Santa Barbara, CA.
Bruce Jenner -- Bruce
Jenner captivated the world when he broke the world record
by scoring 8,634 points in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic
games in Montreal and earned the title, "World's Greatest
Athlete." "I love life and I want to LIVE it! Activity,
variety and the next challenge around the bend --keep me
excited and inspired. I wouldn't have it any other way."
Official Site of Dan O'Brien -- Visit the
site of Olympic Gold Medalist Dan O'Brien, and learn about
him as a person, a decathlete, and advocate for youth
through the Dan O'Brien Youth Foundation. Inspirational.
Gill Athletics, Inc. --
Gill Athletics today is not only the largest manufacturer of
track and field equipment in the world, but also the oldest
manufacturer that carries a complete product line. We strive
to continue in the tradition of excellence of our founder
with constant improvements and quality products for every
level of athletic competition.
-- "Where comfort can be motivating." Offering sports
apparel and a large section of race photos. "Last year I was
the only photographer at the Indoor Multi's at UNC. I will
be there again this year. I archeive and don't remove meets
I cover." Cheryl Flanagan
International Association of Athletics
Federations -- The IAAF is the highest authority for
athletics in the world, and this site is full of in-depth
and up-to-date information on a wide variety of athletic
disciplines, training, events, results, news, history,
online discussion, and more - Check it out!!
USA Track & Field Federation -- Extensive
information on track & field events, including the
decathlon. Features include event calendars, news, tons of
results, discussion boards, and more.
UK -- "The World's Most-Visited Decathlon Site"
(DECA hopes to beat them, but great site nonetheless!)
2000 -- An extensive, extremely professional site
with an excellent interface.
Bryan Clay's Decathlon App -- The Bryan Clay Meet Tracker is a world class tracking
utility that offers Decathlon or Heptathlon tracking in this first release.
With the ease of scoring Tracker offers, you'll be able to calculate how
far ahead your athlete is or what times they'll need to run to catch up
with the flick of a finger.