Industry News 4/12/2011

EVENT: Nominees for the 13th Annual TransWorld Skateboarding Awards

TransWorld Skateboarding Announces Nominees for the 13th Annual TransWorld Skateboarding Awards Presented by New Era

Hosted by Brian Schaefer & Lizard King
Winners To Be Announced On May 18, 2011 In Hollywood, CA

TransWorld SKATEboarding, the world’s largest and most respected skateboard magazine for over 25 years, announces the nominees for the 13th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by New Era. The winners will be named during a live event on May 18, 2011 at Avalon in Hollywood, CA.

The TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by New Era honor skateboarding’s top riders, 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, TWS Readers’ Choice presented by New Era, TWS Legend Award and the inaugural Eric Stricker Memorial Award. The award winners will be handpicked by the TransWorld SKATEboarding editorial staff, with thousands of TransWorld SKATEboarding’s readers voting for the winner of the TWS Readers’ Choice Award presented by New Era.

Directly following the awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding is pleased to host the world premiere of its 23rd video, Not Another TransWorld Video, the newest film by Jon Holland and Chris Ray, featuring Nestor Judkins, Wes Kremer, Mike Anderson, Shane O’Neill, and Theotis Beasley.

The official nominees for the 13th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by New Era are:

BEST ROOKIE                      BEST TEAM                      BEST VIDEO PART                                    
Tyler Bledsoe                            Habitat                                Andrew Reynolds, Stay Gold
Vincent Alvarez                        Plan B                                 Dylan Rieder, Gravis
Shane O’Neill                           Toy Machine                       Brandon Westgate, Stay Gold

BEST STREET                      BEST TRANSITION         BEST VIDEO
Brandon Westgate                   Lance Mountain                    Brain Wash
Torey Pudwill                         Grant Taylor                          Stay Gold
Silas Baxter-Neal                    Taylor Bingaman                  Origin

(TWS Readers’ Choice Nominees presented by New Era, TWS Legend, and Eric Stricker Memorial Awards recipients to be announced at a later date.)

The 13th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by New Era is proud to be supported by additional sponsors, including Red Bull and Skullcandy.

For more information on TransWorld SKATEboarding and 13th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by New Era, visit skateboarding.com.