On April 17, the 88th AAU Sullivan Award winner will be announced. This prestigious award, given out annually to the nation’s top amateur athlete, is the perfect way to recognize the players who entertain, inspire, and motivate us the most.

This year’s finalists are as outstanding as it gets and one of them will join an incredible group of past winners that includes legends such as Peyton Manning, Shawn Johnson, and Michael Phelps. The event host this year will be 1981 AAU Sullivan Award winner and ‘Olympian of the Century’ Carl Lewis.

So, make sure to get ready by looking through our slideshow of all of this year’s great nominees and tune in to our Eastbay social channels on April 17 for behind-the-scenes access throughout the day.


Click Through To Check Out Each Of This Year’s Finalists