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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Bill Zadick of Great Falls and Bo Reichenbach of Billings were two of those honored for Team USA Awards announced by the United States Olympic Committee.

The Team USA Awards show will be televised on Dec. 23 on NBC at 3 p.m.

Zadick, a four-time state high school champion in Montana, was selected the Olympic Coach of the Year for wrestling.

Reichenbach is a member of the U.S. sled hockey national team that was chosen the Paralympic Team of the Year.

In his first year as the U.S. national freestyle coach of USA wrestling, Zadick led the U.S. men's freestyle world wrestling team to its first senior world team title since 1995. Under Zadick's leadership, the U.S. team won six medals in eight weight classes. In addition, he led the U.S. junior world team to its first world title since 1984.

Reichenbach plays for a U.S. national sled hockey team that won its third straight World Sled Challenge title with a 5-2 victory over Canada. The team also took silver at World Para Ice Hockey Championship in South Korea where it advanced to its fifth straight gold-medal game.

Reichenbach, a Navy SEAL, was injured by an IED device on July 17, 2012 while in Afghanistan. He lost both legs above the knees and suffered significant damage to his right forearm.

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