July 7, 2006
PARK CITY, Utah (USSA Press Release)—An unprecedented seven U.S. Ski and Snowboarding athletes have been nominated for the 14th Annual ESPY Awards highlighting sports top moments and performances in the past year. Those nominated are Olympic snowboarders Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT), Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Gretchen Bleiler (Aspen, CO), Olympic skiers Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA) and Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), plus Paralympians Steve Cook (Salt Lake City, UT) and Laurie Stephens (Wenham, MA).
All award winners are determined by popular vote, so vote now for your favorite U.S. skiers and snowboarders by logging on to www.espys.tv or http://espn.go.com/espy2006. Voting closes at midnight on July 8.
The 2006 ESPY Awards, hosted by Lance Armstrong, air Sunday, July 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.