Vote Now for McLain Ward and Barbara Crabo as USOC November Athletes of the Month
Friday, December 5, 2014
Wellington, FL - December 5, 2014 - The voting ends in a just a couple of days, so now is the time to cast your all important votes for two world-class equestrians, in the running for U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete of the Month for November.
Cast your vote now at: http://twtpoll.com/kwldbvg3kizszij
Barbara Crabo is a top level event rider based in the Southwest. Barb competes at three day events and horse trials from California to Maryland, including at the prestigious Rolex Kentucky CCI****. She has been the USEA Area X (Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico) Rider of the Year for six of the last eight years.
McLain Ward (right) is one of the nation's all-time winningest riders with two Olympic Gold medals to his credit, the team Gold at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and the team Gold at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. This year he was a member of the United States Bronze medal winning WEG team in Normandy, France and is second only to Margie Engle in career grand prix victories.
Most recently, Ward and Rothchild took top honors in the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup Grand Prix, at CSI4*-W Toronto, The Royal Horse Show. He also won the $34,000 Jolera International on Opening Night of Toronto.
Each National Governing Body may nominate one female, one male and one team per discipline for USOC monthly honors. A voting panel selects the winners from the pool of nominees with online fan voting via Twitter accounting for 10 percent of the total vote.
Voting closes is just days, so vote now at: http://twtpoll.com/kwldbvg3kizszij