Industry News 1/8/2015

B$Z: Winners Announced for the 17th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards

TransWorld SKATEboarding is proud to announce the winners from the 17th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards where skateboarding’s best of the year were honored and recognized.
 
Hosts Brian Schaefer and Lee Dupont, along with a cast of legendary skateboarding presenters, handed out the trophies in front of a packed house last night at The Theatre At Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
 
Congratulations to all the winners!


BEST ROOKIE
Aaron Herrington
 
READERS’ CHOICE
Wes Kremer
 
BEST TEAM
enjoi
 
BEST VIDEO
Josh Stewart – Static 4/5
 
BEST VIDEO PART
Dylan Rieder – “cherry”
 
ERIC STRICKER MEMORIAL AWARD
Skateistan / Oliver Percovich
 
LEGEND AWARD
Jay Adams
 
New for this year’s show, TWSKATE incorporated several additional TransWorld SKATEboarding content based Readers’ Choice awards in an effort to open up more category voting to the fans.  From the best TWSKATE photos of the year, to the covers, to the video Check Outs, and everything in between, the voices of fans were heard.
 
Best Cover
Zack Wallin, kickflip. July issue. Photo / Chami
 
Best Video Check Out
Nate Greenwood
 
Best Photo
Jack Fardell, frontside carve. Photo / Chami
 
Best Tour
HUF Americans Do America
 
Best Indie Video
IC2 by Mikey Alfred
 
Stay tuned to twskate.com for red carpet interviews, photo galleries, and video recaps of the night.
 
For more information and coverage of the 17th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards, click
HERE and follow Twitter and Instagram feeds at @TransWorldSKATE (#TWSAWARDS).
 
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