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Two in a Row for GSP as Canadian Athlete of The Year

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has done it again, winning Sportsnet's Canadian Athlete of The Year award for the second year in a row. GSP received more than 60 percent of fans' votes to beat out the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby for the honor. Montreal's St-Pierre also won the award in 2008 and was preceded by Crosby in 2007 and the Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash in 2005 and 2006. Congrats to the champ!

 

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has done it again, winning Sportsnet's Canadian Athlete of The Year award for the second year in a row. GSP received more than 60 percent of fans' votes to beat out the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby for the honor. Montreal's St-Pierre also won the award in 2008 and was preceded by Crosby in 2007 and the Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash in 2005 and 2006. Congrats to the champ!

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