Bend’s decathlete, Ashton Eaton is considered the one to beat as the U.S. Olympic Track and Field trials start in Eugene Friday. Julie Brown with the University of Oregon says besides Eaton there are about 50 Oregon based athletes competing in Eugene at Hayward Field. She says during the 2008 trials, they had an amazing gold, silver and bronze finish in the men's 800 meter finals, that were all local athletes." And afterwards they all talked about how much inspiration they received from the crowd. We hope we'll have more of those magical moments and finishes this time around." Decathlete Ashton Eaton is competing Friday and Saturday.