Posted by Ralph | 5:04 PM

Taken from US Paralympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The United States Olympic Committee announced the nominees for its 2005 Paralympian of the Year honors Monday. The nominees are the 2005 Athletes of the Year representing their respective sports organizations.

Each year the USOC recognizes the top male and female athletes and the top team as selected by their respective member organizations. The names of the athletes and teams are placed on ballots used to select the USOC Paralympian (individual athlete or team) of the Year. Members of the USOC Board of Directors along with representatives of the national media participate in the voting to select the award winners. The winners will be announced in February. (read more)

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