Since 1992 Dan O’Brien has had the opportunity to be a television commentator and personality for several major networks including:

  • NBC Sports
  • ESPN
  • CBS Sports
  • CBS College
  • Comcast Networks
  • USA Track and Field Outdoor National Championships
  • Millrose Games
  • USA Outdoor National Championship
  • Sun Angel Classic
  • US Olympic Team Trials
  • USA Track & Field Convention
    • Emcee Coaches Awards Breakfast
    • Emcee Jesse Owens Hall of Fame Awards Dinner
  • Tyson Invitational
  • Reebok/New Balance Boston Indoor

Failures drove gold medalist Dan O’Brien to new heights By DENNIS WAGNER,The Arizona Republic


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"My success on the track has taught me the lessons needed to be successful in life. Although I am done competing, the Olympic spirit is a constant inspiration for me each and every day.”

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Career Highlights

  • 5 time US Champion Decathlon
  • 3 time World Champion Decathlon
  • 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist-Decathlon
  • 1992-1999 World Record Holder Decathlon (8891 Pts.)
  • USATF Hall of Fame-Inducted 2006
  • USOC Hall of Fame-Inducted 2012
  • IAAF Hall of Fame-Inducted 2012
  • Motivational Speaking and Coaching: Overcoming Adversity, Learn from failure
  • Television and Internet: CBS sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, Yahoo Sports, CBS Radio to name a few


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