Kw-halloween-logo-small

Athlete of the Week

Wakeboarder, Emily Copeland, won the gold medal at the 2002 X Games. Does she get your vote for Kidzworld Athlete of the Week?
Courtesy of ESPN
Athlete of the Week - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Who's the athlete of the week? Curt Schilling of the Arizona Diamondbacks picked up his 20th win of the season, Emily Copeland took the gold in wakeboarding at the X Games and Chamique Holdsclaw won the WNBA scoring title.

Emily Copeland won wakeboarding gold at the X Games, Curt Schilling mowed down the Cubs and won his 20th game and Chamique won the WNBA scoring title. Which of the these fine performers should be the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week? or vote in our online poll above.

1Emily Copeland Takes Gold at the X Games
Emily Copeland edged out defending champion, Dallas Friday, to win the gold medal in wakeboarding at the 2002 X Games. Emily sealed the gold when she landed an off-axis 540 in the finals. It was a sweet victory for Emily who had to settle for the silver medal at the last two X Games.

1Curt Schilling Wins No. 20
Curt Schilling showed why he's one of the best pitchers in baseball with a dominating performance against the Chicago Cubs on August 16th. Curt tossed eight plus innings to become the first pitcher to win 20 games in 2002. The Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher struck out 12 Cubs during the win including homerun leader, Sammy Sosa, twice.

1Chamique Holdsclaw Wins WNBA Scoring Title
Chamique Holdsclaw made WNBA history in 2002 by becoming the first player to lead the league in both scoring and rebounding. Chamique also led the Washington Mystics to their best ever regular season and helped the team win their opening playoff game against the Charlotte Sting.

Who do you think should be the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week? Emily Copeland, Curt Schilling or Chamique Holdsclaw? or vote in our online poll above.

Related Stories:

  • Dikembe Mutombo, Glen Robinson or Drew Bledsoe
  • 2002 X Games
  • Wakeboarding
  • Get More Sports Pro Info Here
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1029533139078

    Kidzworld Athlete of the Week?

    • Wakeboarder Emily Copeland.
    • Pitcher Curt Schilling.
    • Basketball star Chamique Holdsclaw.

    related stories

    Sports in the forums

    awesomedude426
    The San Francisco giants won the world series. Talk bout it
    reply about 10 hours
    Kaylee1149
    "love_melz" wrote: PEOPLE SAY IT'S A SPORT OR IS IT ????             ? IS IT A SPORT  ? IS IT A SPORT          ? IS IT A SPORT  ? IS IT A SPORT           ? IS IT A SPORT  ? IS IT A SPORT          ? IS IT A SPORT  ? IS IT A SPORT  usually cheerleading and dancing aren't considered sports because it doesn't look like everyother sport but we put in just as much effort as the varsity football players so we deserve the same respect as a football player would get. 
    reply about 11 hours
    house_lannister
    house_lannister posted in Dance:
    I do irish dance to! soooooo fun!
    reply about 15 hours
    ValenciaRose
    ValenciaRose posted in Dance:
    ballet 
    reply 4 days
    peppermintbark101
    swimming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
    reply 6 days

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

    Ow_fright_ad_100x100

    Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...