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The FMX Awards 2011
Berlinièros Press Release Berlin, 9th March 2012


For the 6th time Berlinièros Sports Agency proclaims for the FMX Awards to honor the world's best Freestyle Motocross riders. Annually it awards FMX sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year.

There is a two-part voting process to find the winners: Firstly, a Selection Panel of FMX experts and leading FMX editors, writers and broadcasters from several countries vote to create a shortlist of max. five nominations in each category. This year the expert group consist of Jason Moriarty (Headjudge IFMXF, X-Fighters, Pro Rider), Jose Gaspar (FMX Judge, ESPN/Brazil), Jörg Hotzel (IFMXF - NIGHT of the JUMPs), Oliver Franke (Berlinièros Sports Agency), Frank Enders (ProCiruit Ltd.), Grant “Goba” O’Brien (Australia), Dominika Jochymska (Sportainment/Poland), Marko Manthey (IFMXF - NIGHT of the JUMPs), Marco Roth (Wrecking Crew, Headjudge IFMXF), Steve Prize (Events22/UK), Soeren Sellmer (IFMXF – NIGHT of the JUMPs), Sebastian Wolter (motoX/Germany) and Tobias Hannig (forty8.de/Germany).

Afterwards every user of the fmxawards.com-Website votes the Award winners in following 14 categories:

Best International FMX Rider
Best European FMX Rider
Best African FMX Rider
Best American FMX Rider
Best Asian FMX Rider
Best Australian FMX Rider
Best Brazilian FMX Rider
Best German FMX Rider
Best International FMX Rookie
Best European FMX Rookie
Best German FMX Rookie
Best FMX Series / Event
Best FMX Bike
Best Trick Innovation

The 2011 Nominees in each category are Online now. The User voting will end on March 25th. The winners of the FMX Awards 2011 will be announced on www.FMXawards.com end of March, honoring the greatest FMX sportsmen 2011 from around the world.

FMX Awards 2011 - The Nominees

Best International FMX Rider
Nate Adams (USA)
Andre Villa (NOR)
Dany Torres (ESP)
Javier Villegas (CHL)
Josh Sheehan (AUS)

Best European FMX Rider
Dany Torres (ESP)
Remi Bizouard (FRA)
Maikel Melero (ESP)
Andre Villa (NOR)
Tom Pages (FRA)

Best American FMX Rider
Adam Jones
Mike Mason
Nate Adams
Todd Potter
Jeremy Stenberg

Best Australian FMX Rider
Robbie Maddison
Rob Adelberg
Josh Sheehan
Cameron Sinclair
Blake Williams

Best African FMX Rider
Alastair Sayer (BOT)
Nick de Wit (RSA)
Brendan Potter (RSA)
Colin Stanton (RSA)
Stewart Couper (RSA)

Best Asian FMX Rider
Eigo Sato (JAP)
Taka Higashino (JAP)
Daice Suzuki (JAP)
Kota Kugimura (JAP)
Alexey Koleshnikov (RUS)

Best German FMX Rider
Hannes Ackermann
Fabian Bauersachs
Lukas Weis
Florian Menge
Kai Haase

Best Brazilian FMX rider
Marcelo Simoes
Gilmar Flores
Fred Kyrillos
Jeff Campacci
Henrique Balestrin

Best International FMX Rookie
Clinton Moore (AUS)
David Rinaldo (FRA)
Josh Sheehan (AUS)
Maikel Melero (ESP)
Mark Monea (AUS)

Best European FMX Rookie
David Rinaldo (FRA)
Maikel Melero (ESP)
Thomas Wirnsberger (AUS)

Best German FMX Rookie
Luc Ackermann
Mike Plümacher
Christian Kleiner
Heinz Seefeld

Best FMX Contest/Series
NIGHT of the JUMPs
X-Fighters
X Games
Nitro Circus
Gladiator Games

Best FMX Bike
Honda CRF 450
Yamaha YZ 250
Suzuki RM 250
KTM 350 SX
KTM 250 SX

Best FMX Trick Innovation
Mark Monea – Carry on
Kyle Loza – Bikeflip (Attempt)
Cam Sinclair – Doubleflip NacNac
Blake Williams – Cliff Pumper



More information: www.FMXawards.com




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