Lake Buena Vista, FL-- It’s that time of year again to find America’s top amateur athlete. Who is being considered this year? We’re excited to announce that we have several top candidates nominated for the prestigious 83rd AAU James E. Sullivan Award, which honors the nation's outstanding amateur athlete. The Sullivan Award has been presented annually since 1930, and is based on character, leadership and sportsmanship. Notable recipients of the AAU Sullivan Award include: Mark Spitz, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Florence Joyner, Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps, J.J. Redick, Tim Tebow, and Shawn Johnson.
With a little more than a month and a half left to still nominate an athlete, the AAU Sullivan Committee is excited to announce this year’s nominees thus far:
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