Industry News 9/15/2010

EVENT: TransWorld Motocross Awards Show

Nominees Announced For 2010 TransWorld Motocross Awards Show
Winners To Be Named on October 7, 2010, At The Grove Of Anaheim In Southern California



TransWorld Motocross, the world’s largest motocross media outlet, is pleased to announce the nominees for this year’s TransWorld Motocross Awards Show presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. The winners will be named on October 7, 2010, at The Grove of Anaheim in Southern California. This invite-only event will house professional motocross riders and members of the motocross industry to celebrate this year’s top motocross athletes and honor the many accomplishments they’ve achieved throughout the year.
 
"Last year's award show was an amazing event and I am looking forward to an even bigger and better one this October," said Editor in Chief Donn Maeda. "Working as closely with the riders as we do, it's almost as exciting for us to present the award as it is for them to receive it."
 
The official nominees for the 2010 TransWorld Motocross Awards presented by Rockstar Energy Drink are:

RACER OF THE YEAR
Ryan Dungey
Trey Canard
Christophe Pourcel

FMX RIDER OF THE YEAR
Travis Pastrana
Robbie Maddison
Levi Sherwood

FEMALE RACER OF THE YEAR
Jessica Patterson
Ashley Fiolek
Tarah Gieger

RACER ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Dean Wilson
Blake Baggett
Eli Tomac

BREAKOUT FMXer OF THE YEAR
Cameron Sinclair
Taka Higashino
Andre Villa

The awards are chosen and voted on by a panel including TransWorld Motocross editors and members of the AFMXA board. In addition to the above awards, there will be a Readers’ Choice Award, voted on by the readers of TransWorld Motocross, a Rockstar Energy Drink Lifetime Achievement Award, and the TransWorld Motocross Legend Award.
 
A special thanks to Rockstar Energy Drink, New Era, Metal Mulisha, and AFMXA for sponsoring this year’s event. For more information and continued coverage on the event, please stay tuned to transworldmotocross.com.