CBCSports.ca spoke with Brianne Theisen-Eaton about when she knew she was done competing, what the future holds for her and husband Ashton Eaton, and her thoughts on the state of athletics in Canada.

Q&A: Brianne Theisen-Eaton on retirement and her future

Ashton Eaton wins the decathlon 400m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Ashton Eaton wins the decathlon at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

The World's Fittest Couple: American decathlete Ashton Eaton and his wife, Canadian heptathlete Brianne Thiesen-Eaton.

The World's Fittest Couple

Gigi Hadid by Mario Testino for Vogue US August 2016

Congratulations are in order for Gigi Hadid, who landed her first ever American Vogue cover! The model graces the magazine's August 2016 issue, alongside Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton. Though Gigi may not be an official Olympic athlete, judging from

Gigi Hadid and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, August 2016.

Gigi Hadid and Olympic Decathlete Ashton Eaton Go for Fashion Gold

Gigi Hadid and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, August

Gigi Hadid and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, August 2016.

Gigi Hadid and Olympic Decathlete Ashton Eaton Go for Fashion Gold

Gigi Hadid and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, August 2016.

Gigi Hadid and Olympic Decathlete Ashton Eaton Go for Fashion Gold

Vogue USA Cover August Hadid and Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue,Mario TestinoGigi Hadid

Ashton Eaton, decathalete...World Champion Moscow 2013, freaking beast

American Ashton Eaton won the decathlon with a dominant London Olympics showing, but he rarely is mentioned as the world's greatest athlete.

Ashton Eaton of the United States competes in the men's Decathlon shot put

Ashton Eaton takes part in the London 2012 Decathlon Ashton Eaton of the United States competes in the men's Decathlon shot put on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Ashton Eaton of Oregon Track & Field; broke Dan O'Brien's 20-year-old American record and Roman Sebrle's 11-year-old world record at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene.

Ashton Eaton of Oregon Track Field; broke Dan O'Brien's American record and Roman Sebrle's world record at the 2012 U. Olympic Trials in Eugene.

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