The anticipation has been building and the votes from over 150 professional riders and more than 300 TransWorld SNOWboarding magazine readers are in! The official nominees for the 7th Annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders’ Poll and Readers’ Choice are:

Standout of the Year
Josh Dirksen
Mads Jonsson
Hampus Mosessen

Rookie — Women
Molly Aguirre
Anne Flore-Marxer
Marie France-Roy

Rookie – Men
Scotty Lago
Eero Niemela
Mikey Rencz

Rider of the Year – Women
Torah Bright
Priscilla Levac
Leanne Pelosi

Rider of the Year – Men
Antti Autti
Danny Kass
Chad Otterstrom

Readers’ Choice – Women
Gretchen Bleiler
Leanne Pelosi
Hannah Teter

Readers’ Choice – Men
Danny Kass
Travis Rice
Eddie Wall

Congratulations to all the nominees! The winners will be announced at this year’s Riders’ Poll Awards, which will be held September 8 in San Diego, along with the world premiere of Neoproto’s Some Kinda Life . This event is by invitation only and is 21 and over. Tickets will be sent out by snail mail, and you gotta have one to get in. Red carpet attire is a must.

Check back for all the winners, photos, and video coverage of the night in all its glory and madness!

A huge thanks to this year’s sponsors for their support: American Suzuki Motor Corporation, Neoproto Films, K2 Snowboards, 686 Clothing, ThirtyTwo Snowboard Footwear and etnies!

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