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The FMX Awards 2009
Berlinièros Press release


For the 4th 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, Pro Rider), Jimmy Verburgh (FMX4Ever), Jose Gaspar (fmxnews.com.br/Brazil), Jörg Hotzel (IFMXF - NIGHT of the JUMPs), Oliver Franke (Berlinièros Sports Agency), Marek Rejman (GSMA, Gladiator Games), Marko Manthey (IFMXF - NIGHT of the JUMPs), Ryan Leba (FMX-Blog - ESPN), Marko Roth (Wrecking Crew, Headjudde IFMXF), Soeren Sellmer (IFMXF – NIGHT of the JUMPs), Wolfgang Brandt (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 American FMX Rider
Best Australian FMX Rider
Best African FMX Rider
Best Asian 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
Best FMX Riders Website

The 2009 Nominees in each category are Online now. The User voting will end on March 15th. The winners of the FMX Awards 2009 will be announced on www.FMXawards.com end of March, honoring the greatest FMX sportsmen 2009 from around the world.

FMX Awards 2009 - The Nominees

Best International FMX Rider
Blake Williams (AUS)
Remi Bizouard (FRA)
Robbie Maddison (AUS)
Nate Adams (USA)
Dany Torres (ESP)

Best European FMX Rider
Remi Bizouard (FRA)
Dany Torres (ESP)
Mat Rebeaud (SUI)
André Villa (NOR)
Thomas Pages (FRA)

Best American FMX Rider
Nate Adams (USA)
Jeremy Stenberg (USA)
Adam Jones (USA)
Mike Mason (USA)
Brody Wilson (USA)

Best Australian FMX Rider
Steve Mini (AUS)
Robbie Maddison (AUS)
Blake Williams (AUS)
Cameron Sinclair (AUS)
Levi Sherwood (NZL)

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

Best Asian FMX Rider
Eigo Sato
Daice Suzuki
Taka Higashino
Kota Kugimura
Alexey Koleshnikov

Best German FMX Rider
Fabian Bauersachs
Busty Wolter
Hannes Ackermann
Freddy Peters
Lukas Weis

Best International FMX Rookie
Levi Sherwood (NZL)
Alastair Sayer (BOT)
Jose Miralles (ESP)
Lance Coury (USA)
Alexey Koleshnikov (RUS)

Best European FMX Rookie
Jose Miralles (ESP)
William van den Putte (BEL)
Petr Pilat (CZE)
Hannes Ackermann (GER)
Vanni Odera (ITA)

Best German FMX Rookie
Dennis Garhammer
Kai Haase
Tim Kerling
Tobias Finck
Tom Ferber

Best FMX Contest/Series
NIGHT of the JUMPs
X Games
X-Fighters
Gladiator Games
Crusty Demons

Best FMX Bike
Honda CR 250
Kawasaki KX 250
KTM 250 SX
Suzuki RM 250
Yamaha YZ 250

Best FMX Trick Innovation
360 Indian Air – Blake Williams
Heelclicker to Switchblade Flip – Brice Izzo
Frontflip – Charles Pages
Tandem Flip – Petr Pilat + Pavel Bem
360 Backflip – Travis Pastrana

Best FMX Rider Website
AndreVilla.com
NateAdams.com
AdamJonesFMX.com
DanyTorres.com
TravisPastrana.com

More information: www.FMXawards.com




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