Vote for Chrissie & Craig! USSA Athletes of the Year!

Evidence that triathlon's no longer a niche sport - two triathletes (Chrissie Wellington & Craig Alexander) have been nominated for the U.S. Sports Academy Athlete of the Year!

Fill out your ballot and vote here. Votes will be taken until Dec. 24th.
Other athletes nominated include:
- Usain Bolt, Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, Angel Cabrera, Roger Federer, Santonio Holmes, LeBron James, Jimmie Johnson, Manny Pacquiao, Albert Pujols and Tiger Woods.
- Yelena Isinbaeva, Carmelita Jeter, Courtney Kupets, Linet Masai, Lorena Ochoa, Courtney Paris, Sanya Richarts, Jiyai Shin, Diana Taurasi, Lindsey Vonn and Serena Williams.

Learn all about 3x Ford Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington here . Also check out GOTRIbal, an organization Wellington supports, that's aimed at empowering women and promoting triathlon around the world.

Meet Craig Alexander 2x Ford Ironman World Champion and married father of two.

Watch NBC's coverage of the 2009 Ford Ironman World Championships Dec. 19th at 4:30 EST and follow bonus coverage here with expert and movement specialist Jessi Stensland's video features.

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Question for You:
- Who's your top vote?


Velma said...

Voted - I also had to include a vote for Pujols - the home town favorite.

Sara Cox Landolt said...

Cool! Again, I think it's great for triathlon to have two of its world-class athletes in the poll.