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Nominees Announced For The 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented By New Era
TransWorld SKATEboarding announces the nominees for the 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented by New Era. The winners will be announced during the premiere live event on February 16, 2012 in Hollywood, CA.
By: Lauren Machen, TransWorld Media
This year's awards show will be honoring skateboarding's top riders and videos, presenting nine awards to professional skateboarders in the categories of Best Rookie, Best Street Skater, Best Transition Skater, Best Team, Best Video, Best Video Part, New Era Readers' Choice, TWS Legend Award and the Eric Stricker Memorial Award. The winners will be handpicked by TransWorld SKATEbaording's editorial staff, with its readers voting for the New Era Readers' Choice Award.
Directly following the awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding will premiere its 24th video, The Cinematographer Project, a film produced by John Holland, featuring 15 of the world's best skateboarding cinematographers, including TransWorld SKATEboarding.com's up-and-coming pick.
The official nominees for this year's awards are:
Tom Asta, Ishod Wair, Wes Kremer
BEST VIDEO PART
Nyjah Huston (Rise & Shine), Grant Taylor (SB Chronicles Vol. 1), Dennis Busenitz (Since Day One)
The Sk8mafia Video, Since Day One, SB Chronicles Vol. 1
Real, Sk8mafia, Expedition
BEST STREET SKATER
Brandon Westgate, Dennis Busenitz, Nyjah Huston
BEST TRANSITION SKATER
Raven Tershy, Grant Taylor, Alex Perelson
The New Era Readers' Choice nominees, TWS Legend and Eric Stricker Memorial Awards recipients will be announced at a later date. The 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented by New Era is proud to be supported by additional sponsors including Red Bull and KRÜ 82 Vodka.
For special referral rate room accommodations (booked between February 13-17), please contact The Hollywood Roosevelt at 1-800-950-7667 and request the TransWorld SKATEboarding room rates. These rooms are limited and rates are based on availability.
For more information on TransWorld SKATEboarding and the awards show, go to www.skateboarding.com.
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About TransWorld SKATEboarding
Transworld SKATEboarding has been the largest, most respected skateboarding media outlet in the world for 30 years. Known widely by its mantra, skate & create, TransWorld SKATEboarding offers its audience an inside look at the skateboarding culture through its magazines, videos and website. TransWorld SKATEboarding can be found online at www.skateboarding.com and is published by TransWorld Media, the world’s leading action sports media company. TransWorld is a division of the Bonnier Corporation. Bonnier Corporation (www.bonniercorp.com)