×
Back left 6d79ffa2165c70419b5d81367025d889a832b878a14a24f303dd5f6f59a4f2c5
Back right 7131bbac0729874ea35f73598ddf94d2e1f7db07d23b55f12e0a2064353ff6d7

Athlete of the Week

SHARE IT!
LIKE IT!
kids articles

Mat Hoffman made history at the 2002 X Games, Aaron Alvey was a strikeout machine at the Little League World Series and Michael Finley helped the United States knock off China. Which of these should be the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week? or vote in our online poll above.

Mat Hoffman's 900
Mat Hoffman made BMX history at the 2002 X Games by pulling off the world's first no-handed 900 in the BMX vert finals on August 17th. That's two and a half turns in the air with no hands! This mind-blowing maneuver helped Mat Hoffman win the silver medal at the X Games and also earned him a nomination for the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week.

Aaron Alvey at the LLWS
Aaron Alvey threw fire and hit for power to lead his Louisville, Kentucky Little League baseball team to 2-1 win over Fort Worth, Texas in the US semi-finals of the 2002 Little League World Series on August 22nd. Aaron struck out 19 batters over nine innnings, then hit the game-winning homerun in the top of the 11th inning to give his baseball team the victory. More importantly, Aaron Alvey earned a nomination for the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week.

Michael Finley Leads Team USA
Michael Finley scored 19 points and dished out five assists as Team USA thrashed China 84-54 on August 22nd. Much of the crowd came to see Chinese star, Yao Ming, but Finley and the rest of his teammates stole the show. The game should be a sign of things to come for Team USA which is a heavy favorite to the win the World Basketball Championships which start on August 29th in Indianapolis.

Who do you think should be the Kidzworld Athlete of the Week? or vote in the online poll above.

Related Stories:

  • Athletes : Emily Copeland, Curt Schilling or Chamique Holdsclaw
  • Athletes : Dikembe Mutombo, Glen Robinson or Drew Bledsoe
  • 2002 X Games
  • Get Your Sports Facts Here
  • You May Like

    News Feed

    To view your full News Feed please Login using your Username and Password or Register with Kidzworld!

    Forum Activity

    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by aasih
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by aasih
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by aasih
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by deepke
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by deepke
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by aasih
    ♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by aasih
    ♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by aasih
    ♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by aasih
    ♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by aasih
    Sillyvision next Generation... in General Roleplays posted by Tord_Trash
    Are You Like Lady Gaga? in Celebs posted by aasih
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by XxRuby_PhoenixxX
    Home For the Strange ( for ... in Private Roleplay posted by ThisNameWasStolen
    What do you think i am?(hon... in Say Anything posted by ImagineOrdinary
    ♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by aasih
    Let's count to 1 Million! in Forum Games posted by baceking
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
    Write your best friend's na... in Say Anything posted by slurpie3
    Fragments [INDIGO LEAGUE!] ... in Private Roleplay posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by slurpie3
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by James
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by rainbowpoptart
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by simran88
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by Abbergrl
    New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
    what do you want to be when... in Current Events posted by Alois_Trancy_
    New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by lolathedog
    New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by Abbergrl
    Would u date the person abo... in Random posted by FlutePlayer197
    Would you happen to have th... in Say Anything posted by MechaMaiden23
    Choose a word to describe y... in Random posted by MechaMaiden23
    Would u date the person abo... in Random posted by dragongirl555
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by ImagineOrdinary
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by rainbowpoptart
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by snoopynwoodstock123
    If Net Neutrality Passes ;-; in Random posted by gpc78
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by gpc78
    See you... **NOT CLICKBAIT** in Random posted by XxRuby_PhoenixxX

    Poll

    F1119033770703
    0

    Athlete of the Week?