Nominees Announced For 2010 Moto Awards Show

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Winners To Be Named on October 7, 2010, At The Grove Of Anaheim In Southern California

September 15, 2010 – Carlsbad, CA – TransWorld Motocross, the world's largest motocross media outlet, is pleased to announce the nominees for this year's TransWorld Motocross Awards Show presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. The winners will be named on October 7, 2010, at The Grove of Anaheim in Southern California. This invite-only event will house professional motocross riders and members of the motocross industry to celebrate this year's top motocross athletes and honor the many accomplishments they've achieved throughout the year.

“Last year’s award show was an amazing event and I am looking forward to an even bigger and better one this October,” said Editor in Chief Donn Maeda. “Working as closely with the riders as we do, it’s almost as exciting for us to present the award as it is for them to receive it.”

The official nominees for the 2010 TransWorld Motocross Awards presented by Rockstar Energy Drink are:

RACER OF THE YEAR

Ryan Dungey

Trey Canard

Christophe Pourcel

FMX RIDER OF THE YEAR

Travis Pastrana

Robbie Maddison

Levi Sherwood

FEMALE RACER OF THE YEAR

Jessica Patterson

Ashley Fiolek

Tarah Gieger

RACER ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Dean Wilson

Blake Baggett

Eli Tomac

BREAKOUT FMXer OF THE YEAR

Cameron Sinclair

Taka Higashino

Andre Villa

The awards are chosen and voted on by a panel including TransWorld Motocross editors and members of the AFMXA board. In addition to the above awards, there will be a Readers' Choice Award, voted on by the readers of TransWorld Motocross, a Rockstar Energy Drink Lifetime Achievement Award, and the TransWorld Motocross Legend Award.

A special thanks to Rockstar Energy Drink, New Era, Metal Mulisha, and AFMXA for sponsoring this year's event. For more information and continued coverage on the event, please stay tuned to transworldmotocross.com.

About TransWorld Motocross:

TransWorld Motocross is the largest motocross media outlet in the world, delivering comprehensive lifestyle coverage to an audience of new and experienced motocross enthusiasts about their favorite sport. Found online at transworldmx.com, TransWorld Motocross is published by TransWorld Media, the world's leading action sports media company.

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