The 7th Annual TransWorld Skate Awards Nominees Announced!
These are the official nominees for the 2005 TransWorld Skate Awards! Voted on by pro skaters and the Reader’s Choice chosen by TWS readers. The Legend Award was chosen by the staff of TransWorld SKATEboarding.
Check back to see who took it all home after the 7th Annual TransWorld Skate Awards, being held in Hollywod, California, June 3, 2005.
Good & Evil —Toy Machine
Hot Chocolate — Chocolate
Subtleties — TransWorld SKATEboarding
Chris Haslam — Round 3
Kyle Leeper — Subtleties
Justin Strubing — That’s Life
2005 TransWorld SKATEboarding Legend Award Recipient
Shorty’s Premiere at Sun Diego
Shorty’s signing and video premiere this Tuesday night at Sun Diego UTC. Cruise out at 7:00 pm hang with the team and get some free stuff, video starts at 8:00. check www.sundiego.com for more info.
ETNIES GIRL ANNOUNCES 2005 OP GIRLS LEARN TO RIDE NATIONWIDE SKATEBOARDING CLINIC SCHEDULE
etnies Girl, a leading action sports shoe, apparel and accessory manufacturer for girls, is proud to announce the 2005 Op Girls Learn to Ride (Op GLTR) skateboarding schedule of events. etnies Girl is the supporting sponsor of Op GLTR, now entering its sixth year, and Teen Vogue is the presenting sponsor.
Op GLTR will host 30 skateboarding clinics from May through November including two sessions at etnies’ flagship skatepark in Lake Forest, Calif. This year, Op GLTR will also work with head instructor, skateboarder Lisa Whitaker, to offer an instructor certification program for women who want to learn how to become skateboarding instructors.
The 2005 schedule of skateboarding events is as follows:
May 13* Atlanta, Ga. ESPN X Games Skate Park
May 14-15 Atlanta, Ga. ESPN X Games Skate Park
May 22 Denver, Colo. ESPN X Games Skate Park
May 22 Orange, Calif. Vans Skatepark
June 14-15 St. Louis, Mo. ESPN X Games Skate Park
June 18 Elk Grove Village, Ill. Audubon Skatepark
June 24 & 26 Dallas, Texas ESPN X Games Skate Park
June 25 Plano, Texas Eisenbergs Skatepark
July 3-9 Stallion Springs, Calif. Woodward West
July 9 Tampa, Fla. Skatepark of Tampa
July 9 Orlando, Fla. ESPN X Games Skate Park
July 10 Orlando, Fla. Vans Skatepark
July 16 Encinitas, Calif. Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
August 11 Rye, N.H. Rye Airfield Skatepark
August 13 New York, N.Y . TBD
August 14 Philadelphia, Pa. ESPN X Games Skate Park
August 15 Moorestown, N.J. Vans Skatepark
August 21 Lake Forest, Calif. etnies Skatepark
August 24 Portland, Ore. Department of Skateboarding
August 25 Tacoma, Wash. Thrill Zone Extreme Sports Center
September 18 Lake Forest, Calif. etnies Skatepark
October 16 Orange, Calif. Vans Skatepark
November 20 Orange, Calif. Vans Skatepark Los Angeles, Calif. SkateLab
*Asterisks indicate instructor clinics only
In 2005, the overall Op GLTR series is expanding to include more than 200 actioon sports clinics and camps in the U.S. and Canada in seven different sports. Many of the Op GLTR skateboarding clinics will be conducted alongside women’s freestyle BMX clinics. For complete details, including exact locations and registration information, please visit www.opgirlslearntoride.com.