Each month, the United States Olympic Committee celebrates the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. The USOC announced today the five nominees in the female and male categories, and three nominees in the team category. Check out the list below to vote for your favorite performances from the month of November.
To cast your vote for the Best of November honors for Team USA Awards presented by Dow, visit TeamUSA.org/Awards. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, Dec. 6.
Simone Biles (gymnastics)
Became the first U.S. gymnast to garner 14 career world medals after adding four golds in the team, all-around, balance beam and floor exercise at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Click here to vote for Biles.
Brittany Bowe (speedskating)
Broke the oldest world record in the women’s 1,500 and another in the 1,000, and claimed seven medals in ISU World Cup competition. Click here to vote for Bowe.
Regina Jaquess (water ski)
Claimed her fourth career overall and third career slalom world titles at the IWWF Water Ski World Championships. Click here to vote for Jaquess.
Tatyana McFadden (Paralympic track and field)
Broke the New York City Marathon course record by more than seven minutes, completing an unprecedented third consecutive wheelchair marathon grand slam. Click here to vote for McFadden.
Mikaela Shiffrin (alpine skiing)
Earned back-to-back titles in FIS Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup competition, defeating the field by 3.07 seconds in her first win – the largest margin of victory in women’s slalom history. Click here to vote for Shiffrin.
Danell Leyva (gymnastics)
Won his fifth world medal with silver on high bar and led the U.S. men to a Rio qualifying fifth-place finish at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Click here to vote for Leyva.
Joey Mantia (speedskating)
Earned back-to-back podium finishes in the men’s 1,500 and picked up a team silver medal in the sprint in ISU World Cup competition. Click here to vote for Mantia.
Alex Massialas (fencing)
Won individual and team gold medals in men’s foil at the Prince Takamodo World Cup in Tokyo, advancing to No. 1 in world rankings. Click here to vote for Massialas.
Michael Minor (Paralympic snowboarding)
Claimed two SB-UL division banked slalom gold medals in his international debut at the IPC Snowboard World Cup. Click here to vote for Minor.
Logan Stieber (wrestling)
Earned the 66 kg. silver medal at the Bill Farrell International and the 65 kg. silver medal at the UWW Golden Grand Prix Finals. Click here to vote for Stieber.
U.S. Men's Foil Team (fencing)
Outscored opponents 90-59 in the medal rounds at the Prince Takamodo World Cup in Tokyo to claim its second world cup title of the year. Click here to vote for the U.S. Men's Foil Team.
Maia and Alex Shibutani (figure skating)
Won ice dancing gold at the 2015 NHK Trophy and silver at Skate Canada to earn their third berth to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. Click here to vote for Maia and Alex Shibutani.
U.S. Women's National Team (ice hockey)
Went undefeated and outscored opponents 19-4 to win its sixth Four Nations Cup title in a 3-2 overtime victory over rival Canada in the championship game. Click here to vote for the U.S. Women's National Team.
In addition to Dow, the presenting sponsor, the Team USA Awards are supported by DICK’S Sporting Goods, Kellogg’s, Samsung and USG.