ESPN X Games Athletes Nominated For Several ESPYS Categories

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ESPN X Games Athletes Nominated For Several ESPYS Categories

Chloe Kim Nominated for Three ESPYS, including Best Female Athlete

The 2018 ESPYS nominations include the world’s top action sports stars in categories of Best Female Athlete, Best Male & Female Olympians, Best Male & Female Action Sports Athletes and Best Male Athlete with a Disability. Snowboard phenom Chloe Kim leads the charge with an action sports athlete record three nominations for Best Female Athlete, Best Female Olympian and Best Female Action Sports Athlete. Snowboarders Jamie Anderson, Red Gerard and Shaun White, along with Skier David Wise, also received Best Olympian nods. White is also nominated in the Best Olympic Moment category and Snowboarder and Snowmobiler Mike Schultz is nominated for Best Male Athlete with a Disability.

The 2018 ESPYS, hosted by Danica Patrick, will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 18, at 8 p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The 2018 ESPYS return to ABC for the fourth year with a star-studded evening celebrating major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments, and saluting the leading performers and performances of the past year in sports.  The complete list of nominees for The 2018 ESPYS can be found here.

Voting is open now at ESPYS.com through Wednesday, July 18 at 8 p.m. ET.

 

BEST MALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE NOMINEES

  • Henrik Harlaut, Ski
  • Kelvin Hoefler, Skateboard
  • David Wise, Ski
  • Marcus Kleveland, Snowboard

BEST FEMALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE NOMINEES

  • Chloe Kim, Snowboard
  • Jamie Anderson, Snowboard
  • Brighton Zeuner, Skateboard
  • Stephanie Gilmore, Surfing

BEST MALE OLYMPIAN NOMINEES

  • David Wise, Ski
  • Shaun White, Snowboard
  • Red Gerard, Snowboard

BEST FEMALE OLYMPIAN NOMINEES

  • Chloe Kim, Snowboard
  • Jamie Anderson, Snowboard

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE

  • Chloe Kim, Snowboard

For additional ESPYS news and information, please visit the official ESPYS Media Kit and follow the official Twitter handle: @ESPYS.

X Games Minneapolis returns with the world’s top action sports competition in Skateboard, BMX and Moto at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and world-class musical performances from Kaskade, Brother Ali, Ice Cube and Zedd at The Armory on July 19 – 22. ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 19 hours of live X Games Minneapolis 2018 coverage, which will also be accessible via the ESPN App and WatchABC to viewers who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider. For general information, please visit XGames.com. For media information please visit espnmediazone.com.

 

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Contacts:

ESPN X Games – Danny Chi ([email protected]) at 213-405-4400

ESPN X Games – Grace Coryell ([email protected]) at 213-405-4402

ESPYS – Jay Jay Nesheim ([email protected]) at 646-547-5839

ESPYS – Jennifer Cingari ([email protected]) at 646-547-5840

 

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Grace Coryell

Based out of the LAPC in Los Angeles, Calif., Grace Coryell is a senior publicist focusing on X Games, Grantland and West Coast PR. A native Angelino, Coryell attended the University of Southern California and began working at ESPN in 2008.
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