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Kyle Maynard sent this photo on his @kylemaynard Twitter account after winning an ESPY on Wednesday night.
Kyle Maynard -- the Collins Hill graduate and congenital quadruple amputee -- has won another ESPY, an award given out annually by ESPN for sports excellence.
Maynard, who took home the same honor in 2004, won in the "best male athlete with a disability" category on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.
The award came after his crawling up Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro in January with a team of wounded veterans, friends and professional climbers.
Maynard tweeted shortly after winning on his @kylemaynard Twitter account:
"WE JUST WON THE ESPY!!!!!! Thank you so much!!! You helped make it happen!!!"
His summit at Kilimanjaro's 19,341-foot peak was the first by anyone crawling up the mountain, and likely the first period by a quadruple amputee.
The four other nominees were: Baxter Humby (an arm amputee, mixed martial arts fighter and black belt), Raymond Martin (a four-time medal winner at the 2011 Parapan American Games), Oz Sanchez (a medal-winning paralympic cyclist) and Tyler Walker (the 2012 U.S. Paralympics alpine skiing national champion).