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Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson 2016

For the first time ever, Sportswomen of Colorado named two Sportswomen of the Year. Our Sportswomen of the Year are two of America's best runners. Emma and Jenny have each won three SWOC Track and Field awards and are in our Hall of Fame. Additionally, Jenny is the Sportswoman of Colorado Sportswoman of the Year for 2010. At the Rio Olympics, Emma and Jenny stood on the podium in their respective events. This was the first time in each event that a United States athlete did so. In the 3,000m...

Mikaela Shiffrin 2015

Our Sportswoman of the Year won her second World Championship title in Slalom in 2015. The reigning Olympic Champion, she had her first World Cup win ever in Giant Slalom. Since February of 2015, Mikaela won all seven of the slaloms she competed in.

Cindy Hill 1974

How did a 26-year-old golfer from Colorado Springs gain the distinction of being Sportswomen of Colorado’s inaugural Sportswoman of the Year? She collected a lot of trophies. In 1974, Cindy won the revered USGA Women’s Amateur Championship, played on the winning Curtis Cup Team, played on the winning World Cup Team and captured the World Cup individual title. She also was Broadmoor Invitational runner-up. The Curtis Cup appointment was the second of four the University of Miami grad would...

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