March 01, 2016, 6:45 p.m. (ET)


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 February.

To cast your vote for the Best of February honors for Team USA Awards presented by Dow, visit TeamUSA.org/Awards. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 6.

Female:

Brittany Bowe (long track speedskating)
Made history by earning her second straight world sprint title and was the only skater to claim three individual medals at the world single distance championships. Click here to vote for Bowe.

Chloe Kim (snowboarding)
Became the first woman to score a perfect 100 in leading the U.S. to podium sweeps at the U.S. Grand Prix and X Games Oslo, while adding two golds at the Youth Olympic Games. Click here to vote for Kim.

Marilyn Little (equestrian - show jumping)
Competing outside of her discipline, won the Live Oak International CSI3* and FEI World Cup Jumping Qualifier, and finished third in two CSI4* grand prix competitions. Click here to vote for Little.

Nicole Ross (fencing)
Anchored the U.S. women’s foil team, topping three opponents by a 15-7 margin, to claim the bronze medal at the FIE Algiers World Cup. Click here to vote for Ross.

Danelle Umstead (Paralympic alpine skiing)
Captured her sixth career world cup title and second slalom world cup title in the women’s visually impaired class at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Final. Click here to vote for Umstead.


Male:

Jordan Burroughs (wrestling)
Won gold medals at two major international tournaments, earning seven of his eight wins by technical fall and extending his career record to 122-2. Click here to vote for Burroughs.

Chris Mazdzer (luge)
Claimed one silver and one bronze medal to complete the season with a historic third-place finish in the overall FIL World Cup standings. Click here to vote for Mazdzer.

River Radamus (alpine skiing)
Became the most decorated U.S. Youth Olympian in history and the first skier or snowboarder to win three individual gold medals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Click here to vote for Radamus.

Thomas Walsh (Paralympic alpine skiing)
Won his first giant slalom world cup race to complete the season ranked second (slalom) and third (giant slalom) in the overall world cup standings. Click here to vote for Walsh.

McLain Ward (equestrian - show jumping)
Claimed four wins, highlighted by a pair of CSI5* grand prix victories, and helped the U.S. show jumping team win the FEI Nations Cup at CSIO4* Ocala. Click here to vote for Ward.


Team:

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena (beach volleyball)
Won the FIVB Maceio Open, adding their fourth gold medal – and seventh overall – in the Olympic qualification period, defeating Brazil in three sets to claim the title. Click here to vote for Dalhausser and Lucena.

Women's National Team (soccer)
Won the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, going 5-0 and outscoring opponents 22-0 to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Click here to vote for the Women's National Team.

Women's Senior National Team (water polo)
Went 6-0, highlighted by back-to-back victories over Australia, en route to winning the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament. Click here to vote for the Women's Senior National Team.


In addition to Dow, the presenting sponsor, the Team USA Awards are supported by Coca-Cola, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Kellogg’s, Samsung and USG.