Nominees Announced For The 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented By New Era

Winners To Be Awarded On February 16, 2012 In Hollywood, CA

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Today we’ve announced the nominees for the 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented by New Era. The winners will be announced during the premiere live event on February 16, 2012 in Hollywood, California

Continuing in tradition, this year’s awards show will be honoring the best skaters and videos of 2011, presenting nine awards in the categories of Best Rookie, Best Street Skater, Best Transition Skater, Best Team, Best Video, Best Video Part, New Era Readers’ Choice, TWS Legend Award and the Eric Stricker Memorial Award. The winners will be handpicked by TransWorld SKATEbaording‘s editorial staff, with its readers voting for the New Era Readers’ Choice Award.

Directly following the awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding will premiere its 24th video, The Cinematographer Project, a film produced by John Holland, featuring 15 of the world’s best skateboarding cinematographers, including TransWorld SKATEboarding.com’s up-and-coming pick. For those of you who can’t attend this invite-only event, stay tuned for info on the 30 local premieres we’ll be doing around the country.

The official nominees for this year’s awards are:

BEST ROOKIE

Tom Asta, Ishod Wair, Wes Kremer

BEST VIDEO PART

Nyjah Huston (Rise & Shine), Grant Taylor (SB Chronicles Vol. 1), Dennis Busenitz (Since Day One)

BEST VIDEO

The Sk8mafia Video, Since Day One, SB Chronicles Vol. 1

BEST TEAM

Real, Sk8mafia, Expedition

BEST STREET SKATER

Brandon Westgate, Dennis Busenitz, Nyjah Huston

BEST TRANSITION SKATER

Raven Tershy, Grant Taylor, Alex Perelson

The New Era Readers’ Choice nominees, TWS Legend, and Eric Stricker Memorial Awards recipients will be announced at a later date. The 14th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards Presented by New Era is proud to be supported by additional sponsors including Red Bull and KRÜ 82 Vodka.

For more information on TransWorld SKATEboarding and the awards show, click here.