Conner and Cayden Win Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid of the Year!

conner and cayden long sportkid of the year

On Good Morning America today, we were proud to announce that this year's Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid of the Year is actually two kids, brothers Conner and Cayden Long of White House, TN.

Their inspiring story of brotherly love stems from a desire to compete side-by-side in sports, even though Cayden was born with cerebral palsy and cannot talk or walk on his own. Since 2011, the Long brothers have competed in more than a dozen triathlons. Conner pushes Cayden in a stroller during the run portion, pulls Cayden in a raft in the swim, and pulls him in a trailer during the bike race.

Conner and Cayden will be on the cover of our December issue, where you'll be able to read more about their remarkable story. But you can get to know them now by watching this video:

Photo courtesy of Fred Lee/ABC

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