Voting ends 12/6/2016

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Female Olympic/Paralympic Athlete Of The Month

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Heather Bergsma

High Point, N.C.

Long Track Speedskating

Earned a pair of gold-medal sweeps in the 1,000- and 1,500-meter events to rank among the top-10 winningest women in world cup history and claim the early lead in the ISU World Cup standings at both distances.

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Molly Huddle

Elmira, N.Y.

Track and Field

In her marathon debut, led all U.S. women and finished third in 2:28:13 at the New York City Marathon, becoming the first American woman to medal at the prestigious event since 2010. 

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Tatyana McFadden

Clarksville, Md.

Paralympic Track and Field

Won the women’s wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon, finishing two minutes ahead of the field in 1:47:43 to complete an unprecedented fourth consecutive Grand Slam with 16 straight major marathon wins. 

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Mikaela Shiffrin

Eagle Vail, Colo.

Alpine Skiing

Won the FIS World Cup slalom with a two-run time of 1:27.95 to claim her 21st world cup slalom win and 22nd across all disciplines. The victory marked her 10th straight, tying the record for most consecutive world cup slalom wins.

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Anna van Brummen

Houston, Texas

Fencing

Beginning the event ranked No. 187 in the world, upset two top-10 opponents to win the women's epee title at the FIE World Cup in Suzhou, China. The win marked her first individual world cup medal at the senior level. 

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Male Olympic/Paralympic Athlete Of The Month

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Abdi Abdirahman

Tucson, Ariz.

Track and Field

Finished third overall at the New York City Marathon with a time of 2:11:23, leading the strongest U.S. showing at the marathon since 2009. At age 39, he was the oldest finisher to medal at the event.

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Miles Chamley-Watson

New York, N.Y.

Fencing

Won his first individual world cup gold medal, defeating two top-five opponents – including the reigning Olympic champion – for the men’s foil title at the FIE World Cup in Tokyo.

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Nathan Chen

Irvine, Calif.

Figure Skating

Claimed the silver medal at the NHK Trophy with a personal-best 268.91 points, becoming the youngest American man to medal at a grand prix figure skating event and qualifying for his first Grand Prix Final. 

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Mike Minor

Waymart, Penn.

Paralympic Snowboarding

Struck back-to-back banked slalom gold medals at the opening IPC Snowboard World Cup, edging the reigning world champion by less than a second to earn the top world ranking in the men’s upper-limb impairment class.

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Ryan Stassel

Anchorage, Alaska

Snowboarding

Finished third at the big air snowboarding Olympic test event in PyeongChang, using a variety of tricks that included a switch backside 1260 and backside triple cork 1440s. 

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Olympic/Paralympic Team Of The Month

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Madison Chock and Evan Bates

Novi, Mich./Ann Arbor, Mich.

Figure Skating

Won their second grand prix silver medal in as many weeks at the 2016 Rostelecom Cup. The ice dancing duo turned in the best short dance of the event that earned a Level 4, the highest level awarded in figure skating.

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Men's Foil Team

Fencing

The U.S. foursome of Miles Chamley-Watson, Race Imboden, Alexander Massialas and Gerek Meinhardt took silver at the FIE World Cup in Tokyo. The U.S. defeated Italy, the reigning Olympic bronze medalists, en route to the final where it fell to Russia, the 2016 Olympic champions.

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Women's National Ice Hockey Team

Ice Hockey

Defeated rival Canada, 5-3, to claim its second consecutive – and seventh overall – Four Nations Cup title. Team USA outscored opponents 17-6 in the tournament, including a pair of shutout victories over Sweden (6-0) and Finland (4-0).