If you could pick any skaters to be recognized as the best, who would they be? Well, we’ve asked you and over 100 pro skaters that question. After weeks of calling, e-mailing, polling, deciphering, figuring, counting and recounting the votes, the nominee results and the Legend Award recipient for the 8th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards are in:
Baker 3 — Baker
Skate More — DVS
New Blood — Zero
Chris Cole — New Blood
Bryan Herman — Baker 3
Daewon Song — Skate More
2006 Legend Award Recipient
Mark Gonzales. His skating, style, art, personality, and history have changed the face of skateboarding and embody what the Legend Award is all about. TWS will be honoring him, announcing the winners of the 8th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards, and holding the world premiere of A Time To Shine in Hollywood, California on Thursday, June 1, 2006. Admission is by invitation only. Be there. Check back for awards show photos, coverage, videos, and rumors of all the madness shortly afterward.
Look for the September issue of TransWorld SKATEboarding, dedicated to the award winners, showcasing the reasons why you and the pros picked each one of them. Also not to be missed, Legend Award recipient Mark Gonzales’ feature, photos, and interview. On stands July 25, 2006. Get it.
Thank you to this year’s Skate Awards and A Time To Shine sponsors:
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