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Miller up for ESPY

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AP file photoBode Miller slices down the pitch in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, in March on his way to winning the super-G at World Cup Finals.
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PARK CITY, Utah – Bode Miller knows trophies.

As for the ESPY, that remains to be seen.The World Cup overall champion from Franconia, N.H., is among the candidates for this year’s ESPY awards, to be announced July 17 on ESPN.

Miller, 27, not only was the first American since 1983 to win the overall World Cup championship last winter, but he won two gold medals at the World Championships in Bormio, Italy. He also was the first skier to win the first three races of any World Cup season. He eventually won seven races, including one in all four disciplines within 15 days to became only the second man in history to win in all four disciplines in the same season.



Miller’s competition in the Best Male Athlete category includes six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, golfer Vijay Singh and Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps. Vail, Colorado


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