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Origin of decathlon
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"I did ask Ashton Eaton to come out," the driver of USA-1 said of the 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist, who declined.Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder?|Kevin Fixler|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dylan Bright died too young to compete in the Decathlon of Flourishing.What Harvard’s Grant Study Reveals about Happiness and Life|Dan Slater|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One example among several: his time in the decathlon 1,500-meter run—4 minutes 40.1 seconds—was not beaten until the 1972 Games.The Most Wonderful Athlete in the World: Jim Thorpe’s Story|Kate Buford|August 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There were five events in the Pentathlon and ten in the Decathlon.Injun and Whitey to the Rescue|William S. Hart