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Reigning Supercross champion Eli Tomac nominated for first ESPY Award

Fan voting taking place now through Sunday, July 17 at ESPYS.com

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ESPN recently announced the 2022 ESPY Award nominations, and two-time Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion Eli Tomac has been nominated for his first ESPY Award in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports Category.

The Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing athlete had a fantastic Supercross season, winning seven of 17 races with his new team, including four additional podium finishes, while claiming his second Supercross championship. Tomac’s seven race victories in 2022 brought his career total to 44, landing him in a tie for fourth with Chad Reed on the all-time Supercross wins list.

Supercross fans can vote for Eli Tomac up through Saturday, July 17 at 8:00pm ET here: Vote Now

Tomac is competing in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports category against American freestyle skier and 2022 Olympic Gold Medalist Alexander Hall, Japanese skateboarder and 2020 Olympic Gold Medalist Yuto Horigome, and Japanese snowboarder and 2022 Olympic Gold Medalist Ayumu Hirano.

This year marks the 30th iteration of the ESPY Awards, which will be broadcast live on Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Sports fans can vote across 35 categories for their favourite athletes, plays and sports moments from this past year.

Cooper Webb (two-time Supercross champion) was the last Supercross athlete to be nominated for an ESPY award in 2021, following his Supercross title win. In 2015 and 2016, Ryan Dungey (four-time Supercross champion) was also nominated for an ESPY Award, in which he won both years in the same Best Athlete, Men’s Actions Sports category.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 20 live from Los Angeles, California on ABC.

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