Attention skate freaks, we are going to play a little game here. Transworld has announced their nominees for this years 12th annual Transworld Skateboarding Awards, below is a list of the nominees. What we want to do is have you vote for who you want to see win and we’ll see how close you get! The winners will be announced on June 15th in Hollywood, CA.
*NOTE – This poll has nothing to do with the actual results of the TWS Skate Awards. Vote On!
- Luan Oliveira (58%)
- Brandon Westgate (49%)
- Grant Taylor (37%)
BEST VIDEO PART
- Grant Taylor - Debacle (56%)
- Bob Burnquist – Extremely Sorry (47%)
- Zered Bassett – State Of Mind (31%)
- Flip (82%)
- Sk8mafia (38%)
- Zoo York (13%)
- Chris Cole (74%)
- Dennis Busenitz (54%)
- Zered Bassett (6%)
- Bob Burnquist (68%)
- Grant Taylor (45%)
- Jake Brown (18%)
- Extremely Sorry (100%)
- Sk8mafia Am Video (20%)
- State Of Mind (14%)
TWS READERS’ CHOICE
- Lizard King (62%)
- Sean Malto (55%)
- Chris Cole (26%)
We should also mention that Matt Hensley will be receiving the TWS LEGEND AWARD (we’re not worthy!) and look for the new transworld video featuring Ryan Decenzo, Pete Eldridge, Taylor Bingaman, Tyler Bledsoe, and Torey Pudwill.
X Games 15 is coming back to Los Angeles! Thursday, July 30th – Sunday, August 2nd at The STAPLES Center and The Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, CA
Along with the contest this year make sure you check out the trailer for X Games 3D The Movie – This film uses groundbreaking digital 3D techniques to immerse sports fans into the world of action sports and its top stars – including Shaun White, Travis Pastrana, Danny Way, Ricky Carmichael, Bob Burnquist, and more.
The movie will be hitting theatres on Friday, August 21, 2009 and it will be showing on 1200 screens nationwide. Check out their official website for locations and more info!
Thursday, July 30, 2009 STAPLES Center doors at 4 p.m. The Home Depot Center doors at 10 a.m.
2 – 2:30 p.m. Skateboard Vert Women’s Final The Home Depot Center
3 – 4 p.m. Skateboard Street Women’s Final The Home Depot Center
5:15 – 5:30 p.m. Moto X Best Whip STAPLES Center
5:45 – 7 p.m. Skateboard Big Air Final STAPLES Center
7 – 8 p.m. Moto X Step Up Final STAPLES Center
Friday, July 31, 2009 STAPLES Center doors at 4 p.m. The Home Depot Center doors at 10 a.m.
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Hometown Heroes Street Final The Home Depot Center
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Skateboard Park Adaptive Jam Final The Home Depot Center
1 – 3 p.m. Skateboard Street Men’s Elimination The Home Depot Center
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Skateboard Vert Am Final The Home Depot Center
4 – 5 p.m. BMX Freestyle Street Final The Home Depot Center
5 – 5:30 p.m. Skateboard Big Air Rail Jam Final STAPLES Center
5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Moto X Super X Adaptive Final The Home Depot Center
5:45 – 7 p.m. BMX Freestyle Big Air Final STAPLES Center
7 – 8 p.m. Moto X Best Trick Final STAPLES Center
Saturday, August 1, 2009 Doors at 10 a.m.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Skateboard LA Shop Final The Home Depot Center
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Moto X Freestyle Elimination The Home Depot Center
12 – 1:30 p.m. BMX Freestyle Park Final The Home Depot Center
1:30 – 2 p.m. Moto X SuperMoto Final The Home Depot Center
2 – 3 p.m. Skateboard Street Men’s Final The Home Depot Center
4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Moto X Super X Men’s Final The Home Depot Center
5 – 6:15 p.m. BMX Freestyle Vert Final The Home Depot Center
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Moto X Super X Women’s Final The Home Depot Center
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Skateboard Vert Men’s Final The Home Depot Center
7 – 8 p.m. Moto X Freestyle Final The Home Depot Center
Sunday, August 2, 2009 Doors at 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Skateboard Street High School Final The Home Depot Center
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Rally Car Racing Elimination The Home Depot Center
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Skateboard Park Final The Home Depot Center
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Rally Car Racing Super Special Final The Home Depot Center
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Skateboard Park Legends Final The Home Depot Center
This schedule is subject to change.
To purchase and all X Games tickets check out: www.ticketmaster.com/xgames
The 2009 Maloof Money Cup was absolutely insane. The skateboarding at the contest was incredible and the guys were really going for it to win that $100K prize. Our friend Chris Cole took home 1st place and all the glory. Active Rider Torey Pudwill took 4th place and Active Rider P Rod took 9th place. Check out a TON of coverage over at Transworld’s Website and you can also watch the finals Webcast on FUELtv’s website.
1. Chris Cole
2. Tommy Sandoval
3. Nyjah Huston
4. Torey Pudwill
5. Ryan Sheckler
6. Sean Malto
7. Greg Lutzka
8. David Gonzalez
9. Paul Rodriguez
10. Mark Appleyard
1. Alex Perelson
3. Bob Burnquist
4. Andy MacDonald
5. Buckey Lasek
GIRL’S STREET RESULTS:
1. Leticia Bufoni
2. Lacey Baker
3. Elissa Steamer
4. Amy Caron
5. Marisa Dal Santo