June 24, 2010
ESPN announced the nominees for its 2010 ESPY Awards Nominees today. Numberous winter sports athletes were acknowledged in the nominations including Olympic Gold Medalists Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller.
Vonn received nominations for "Best Female Athlete" and "Best Female US Olympic Athlete," while White got nods for "Best Championship Performance," "Best Male Action Sport Athlete" and "Best Male US Olympic Athlete." Bode Miller was also nominated for "Best Male US Olympic Athlete."
Other winter sports nominees included Hannah Kearny, Julia Mancuso, Torah Bright, Bobby Brown, Jen Hudak and Ashleigh McIover. Huge props to each of the athletes for helping to represent our sports. Check out all of the nominations here.
NBC seems to have a monopoly on White's winning run, but here's footage from the pipe he trained in preparation: