Monday, March 11, 2013

Sports Writer Eddie Pells Captures AP Award for his Story on Boyd and Neville!

Associated Press writer, Eddie Pells, recently was awarded two awards for his excellence in journalism.  One of his entries, the story he produced on Boyd and Neville's journey, was internationally recognized by the AP for top story of the year.  Excerpts from the press release are below, and your can read the full article HERE!

"National writer Eddie Pells garnered two awards in the annual writing contest for AP staffers judged by Associated Press Sports Editors at their winter meeting. "

"Pells won the Grimsley Award for outstanding body of work and also took best feature honors with a story on equestrian rider Boyd Martin, his horse Neville Bardors and their dreams of the London Olympics."

"His entry on Boyd Martin, a horseman who moved from Australia to the U.S. to further his Olympic dream, should be made into movie; it was that touching."

To revisit his story, you can read it in it's entirety HERE.

We're humbled that Boyd and Neville's story provided the inspiration for Eddie's work.  Congratulations Eddie and thank you for honoring Boyd and Neville!

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