COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team earned best of September honors from the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced.
Also honored was indoor volleyball player Matt Anderson, of West Seneca, N.Y. and shooter Caitlin Connor, of Winnfield, La.
The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team won an historic gold medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games in a thrilling jump-off against Sweden. The team of Devin Ryan, of Long Valley, N.J., McLain Ward, of Brewster, N.Y. Laura Kraut, of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., and Adrienne Sternlicht, Greenwich, Conn., each delivered strong individual performances to help the U.S. win its first world jumping title since 1986 Their performances also secured Team USA a national team quota spot for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
In addition to Dow, the presenting sponsor, the Team USA Awards are supported by DICK’S Sporting Goods and USG.
About the Team USA Awards
Each National Governing Body may nominate one female, one male and one team per discipline. An internal nominating committee selects five nominees from both the male and female categories, and three from the team category to advance to the voting round. Votes received from NGB representatives and select members of the media account for 50 percent of the final tally, with the other half determined by online fan voting via TeamUSA.org/Awards.
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