TW Skate Awards Nominees

TransWorld SKATEboarding, the world's number one skateboard magazine, announced the nominees for the 11th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards today. The winners will be named during a live event on June 12, 2009 at Avalon Hollywood.

The TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards honor skateboarding's top riders, presenting eight 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, and the TWS Legend Award. The award winners are determined by polling more than 150 professional skateboarders worldwide with thousands of TransWorld SKATEboarding's readers voting for the winner of the TWS Readers' Choice Award. This year's TWS Legend Award will be presented to one of skateboarding's finest vert skaters, Christian Hosoi. Previous winners of this prestigious award have included Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, and Mark Gonzales.


The official nominees for the 11th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards presented by Adio are:

BEST ROOKIE
Andrew Allen
Andrew Brophy
Sean Malto

BEST STREET
Silas Baxter-Neal
Heath Kirchart
Anthony Van Engelen

BEST TEAM
Alien Workshop
Anti Hero
Toy Machine

BEST VIDEO
And Now, TransWorld
Mind Field, Alien Workshop
Ride The Sky, Fallen Footwear

BEST TRANSITION
Rune Glifberg
Peter Hewitt
Matt Mumford

BEST VIDEO PART
David Gravette, And Now
Jake Johnson, Mind Field
Anthony Van Engelen, Mind Field

TWS READERS' CHOICE
Chris Cole
Heath Kirchart
Sean Malto

TWS LEGEND
Christian Hosoi

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