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Will Groulx nominated for ESPY

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ESPY awards are given annually to athletes in recognition of elite accomplishment in sports. This year one of our own, Will Groulx, is nominated as Best Male Athlete with a Disability for his performance as a member of the undefeated USA Quad Rugby team in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Riley Batt #3 Team Australia. Will Groulx #10 Team USA, Nick Springer #9 Team USA photographs by Jeff Regier

WILL NEEDS YOUR VOTE!

Go to http://www.espys.tv to register for free and vote. Pass this along to family and friends.  Facebook it. Twitter it. Get the word out for people to vote.

Riley Batt #3 Team Australia. Will Groulx #10 Team USA, Nick Springer #9 Team USA photographs by Jeff Regier

You’ve seen the little clip in the Gatorade commercial where quad rugby is shown right after the great Michael Jordan.  This is another step in our struggle to get coverage.

Step up, like Will did in Beijing, and let’s get the coverage and recognition our great sport deserves.

Riley Batt #3 Team Australia. Will Groulx #10 Team USA, Nick Springer #9 Team USA photographs by Jeff Regier

There are 37 award categories and the awards for male and female athletes with a disability are on the last page.

Please go vote now!  Winners will be announced Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 9 P.M. ET

Riley Batt #3 Team Australia. Will Groulx #10 Team USA, Nick Springer #9 Team USA photographs by Jeff Regier

June 27, 2009 — 7:38am