TransWorld Announces 2009 Rider’s Poll Nominees

The 10th Annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders’ Poll Awards will be kicking off in Vegas on Wednesday, January 28. This invite-only event brings out top snowboarding pros to cheer on their own picks for the top spots in the sport. And the nominees are…

Men’s Rider Of The Year:
Travis Rice (Lib Tech)
Jake Blauvelt (Forum)
Gigi Rüf (Volcom)

Women’s Rider Of The Year:
Torah Bright (Roxy)
Jamie Anderson (Salomon)
Marie-France Roy (Rome)

Men’s Rookie Of The Year:
Louif Paradis (Salomon)
Eiki Helgason (Rome)
Lucas Debari (Burton)

Women’s Rookie Of The Year:
Raewyn Reid (DC)
Bev Vuilleumier (Salomon)
Ellery Hollingsworth (Burton)

Men’s Video Part Of The Year:
Travis Rice: Brainfarm/That’s It That’s All
Pat Moore: Forum/Forum Or Against ‘Em
Jake Blauvelt: Forum/Forum Or Against ‘Em

Women’s Video Part Of The Year:
Annie Boulanger: Absinthe/Ready
Marie-France Roy: Rome/No Correct Way
Natasza Zurek: Runway/See What I See

Standout Of The Year:
Travis Rice—That’s It, That’s All Involvement/New tricks
Gigi Rüf—Three Film Parts in One Season
Johan Olofsson—NoBoarding Film Part in Aesthetika

Readers’ Choice:
Men’s and Women’s Winners TBA

Congratulations to all the nominees!


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