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 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
Tyler Bledsoe
Vincent Alvarez
Shane O’Neill

BEST TEAM
Habitat
Plan B
Toy Machine

BEST VIDEO PART
Andrew Reynolds, Stay Gold
Dylan Rieder, Gravis
Brandon Westgate, Stay Gold

BEST STREET
Brandon Westgate
Torey Pudwill
Silas Baxter-Neal

BEST TRANSITION
Lance Mountain
Grant Taylor
Taylor Bingaman

BEST VIDEO
Brain Wash
Stay Gold
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.

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