Cooper Webb celebrates with his KTM team on his second Monster Energy AMA 450 Supercross championship. Photo by Feld Entertainment, Inc.

Reigning Monster Energy Supercross Champion Cooper Webb Nominated for First ESPY Award in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports Category

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Fan Voting Taking Place Now Through Friday, July 9 at ESPYS.com

Ellenton, Fla., (June 22, 2021) – ESPN recently announced the 2021 ESPY Award nominations and two-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Cooper Webb is nominated for his first ESPY Award in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports Category.

The Red Bull KTM athlete had an amazing Supercross season winning 8 of 17 races including the final race of the season in decided fashion while claiming his second Supercross championship. Webb visited the podium 13 times during the season and now sits 11th on the All-Time wins list with 19 career victories. Remarkably, all those wins were captured in the last three seasons where Webb has won the title twice in three years.

Four nominees were submitted for this category, after the ESPY’s were not awarded last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Marcus Kleveland, Snowboard (NOR)
  • Yūto Totsuka, Snowboard (JPN)
  • Gabriel Medina, Surf (BRA)
  • Cooper Webb, Supercross (USA)

Supercross fans can cast their votes for Cooper Webb up through Friday, July 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET at Vote Here – 2021 ESPY Awards – Best Athlete Men’s Action Sports.

Justin Schuoler
Justin’s experience starts back in the mid-90s racing dirt bikes and ATVs. He won a local championship in 1999, and competed in multiple endurance grand prix races across Southern California. In 2015, he shifted from two wheels to four wheels, winning his first sprint kart race and finishing second in that championship. Now he works as a race official with that very club while working on making a comeback to the track. Simultaneously, his journalism career began with NASCAR and Supercross. First started with Speedway Media, he now works as the web developer and tech manager for Kickin’ the Tires. He met his significant other at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and after he and Rachel married in 2018, they together have covered west coast races in karting, Supercross, NASCAR, drag racing, dirt racing, World of Outlaws, and even a visit to his original motocross club.

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