Brianne Theisen-Eaton is a well-known popular Canadian track and field athlete who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics game. Brianne Theisen-Eaton competed in heptathlon and women’s pentathlon and holds the Canadian record for the heptathlon.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Brianne was born on 18 December 1988 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada to Calvin Theisen and Kimberly Theisen, and is currently 33 years old. She has a younger sister named Jessica Theisen.
Brianne was raised and brought up in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada. As a child, she was interested and used to actively participate in many sports like track and field, volleyball, and soccer. Later she found track and field more interesting and focus more on it. Later in 2005, she represent Canada at World Youth Championship.
Brianne Theisen-Eaton – Education
Brianne went to Humboldt Collegiate Institute for her High School. In 2007 she received a sports scholarship and studied a major in business administration at the University of Oregon.
Brianne Theisen-Eaton – Career and Professional Life
When in high school she started to participate in track and field combined events. She eventually represent Canada in the 2005 World Youth Championship in Athletics. She became the national junior champion in heptathlon and got a chance to represent her country in the 2006 World Junior Championship in Athletics in Beijing.
While in her senior year in high school, she bagged a gold medal in the 2007 Pan American Junior Championship. She got a sports scholarship at the University of Oregon. In university, she take part in the heptathlon NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship where she bagged the fourth position in her first year, third place in her second year, and won the event in the third year setting the personal record of 6086 points and secure 15th position in World Championship held in Berlin, Germany.
Moreover, she compete in the 2012 London Olympics and finished in the eleventh position. She won 2nd position in the 2013, 2014 &2015 World Championships held in Russia, Poland &China. Brianne finally bagged the 1st position in World Indoor Championship held in the U.S. She compete in the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and won a Bronze medal.
Her personal best at Heptathlon is 6808 points and her personal best at pentathlon is 4881 points. She retired from the track on January 3, 2017. She has also endorsed many brands and acted in many commercials.
Brianne Theisen-Eaton – Brands
Brianne is sponsor by Nike and other health and wellness brands. She has also acted in many commercials.
Award & Nominations
After making her senior debut in the 2009 World Championship in Athletics, she was mentioned for All-academic honors. Brianne was nominated for Athlete of the year after winning the Bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was the only Canadian Woman to Podium at multiple events at the World Championship.
Brianne’s net worth is approximately $1.5 million. Most of her earnings come from participating in track and field events. She earns between $100k-$400k as a basketball coach.
Brianne is married on July 2013 to American decathlete Ashton Eaton. They met at the University of Oregon while competing together. The couple has one son, Ander, who was born on January 21, 2020. It’s rumored that she had one boyfriend before getting married to Ashton Eaton.
She was always the controversial in media for not winning the gold medal at the event. She said the lowest point of her life is when she didn’t believe in herself. Other than that she is far away from controversy.
Brianne is 5 feet 9 inches or 175cm tall and weighs 64kg or 141lb. She has Blonde hair color and blue eye color.
Brienne is widely popular and active on several social media platforms. She has about 39.4k followers on Instagram(@btheiseneaton), and 32k followers on Twitter(@btheiseneaton) where she regularly posts and shows her lifestyle to her fans