Video of South Dakota coach on the ESPYs

As I mentioned in an earlier post, Northern State University men’s basketball coach Don Meyer received this year’s Jimmy V Award for Perserverance at the ESPYs. The award was presented last week, and the broadcast finally aired Sunday night.

Meyer delivered like he always does. His speech was great, and he got a standing ovation from some of the best athletes and coaches in the world.

Click play below to learn about his amazing journey through losing his leg and battling cancer, and to hear his acceptance speech.

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Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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