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Wyoming's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:36 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Wyoming's Sports Rushmore are below:

Rulon Gardner (Afton) - He won the Greco-Roman wrestling gold medal at 2000 Olympics over Alexander Karelin who had no losses in 13 years.

Jay Novacek (Wyoming Cowboys) - This 1984 Kodak All-American set Wyoming records for decathlon points and the pole vault.

Kenny Sailors (Laramie, Wyoming Cowboys) - The three time All-American was a member of Wyoming's 1943 National Championship team and is credited with inventing the jump shot.

Bobby Harris - He won the Team Roping Average title at the National Finals Rodeo (Super Bowl of professional rodeo) in 1987, 1990 and 2002.

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