INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2013 – 2012 Olympic gold-medal winning team, The Fierce Five℠, and Olympic all-around champion Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics and Dance, are in the running for the Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards. Fans can vote at HallofGame.com, and the winners will be announced next month.
Nominated for the 'We Got Game' award, The Fierce Five (Douglas, McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, Calif./All-Olympia, Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics, Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, and Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich.) won the USA's second-ever team gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Douglas, who is up for the 'She's Got Game' award, became the fourth-ever and third-consecutive American woman to win the Olympic all-around gold medal.
Hosted by Shaquille O'Neal and Nick Cannon, Cartoon Network's third-annual Hall Of Game Awards is the first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids. Viewers can expect a star-packed red carpet, on stage celebrity surprises, superstars from television, film, music and sports, and hilarious hijinks all wrapped up into one awesome awards show.