Over the past two weeks bladers around the world have nominated and then voted on their favorite bladers, edits, brands, products, writers, photographers, videographers, events, locations and more.
The names you see below are the result of your efforts.
2015 was a social media year for blading. Instagram fifteen second edits and FB embedded videos can spread around the world in mere moments. How this has impacted the way participating bladers view the sport cannot be overstated.
And these results prove it.
The people, brands, events and products named below represent the best that blading offers. They are on this list because their dedication, passion, perseverance and/or innovation has had an impact that spreads beyond popularity and transcends to international respect.
Many, many talents were nominated to this year’s ONE Awards. Hundreds. But among all the choices available, these are the results CHOSEN BY BLADERS that highlight the top echelon of rollerblading.
Without further delay, please join us in congratulating this year’s ONE Awards recipients.
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BLADER OF THE YEAR
BREAKOUT BLADER OF THE YEAR
HONORARY CHRIS EDWARDS AWARD
FOR MOST POSITIVE BLADE INFLUENCER
BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR
BEST CONTEST PERFORMANCE (BLADER)
OUTSTANDING BLADE EVENT SERIES
Texas State Series
MOST HOSPITABLE VENUE
Kona Skatepark (Pow-Wow)
City of Santa Ana (Blading Cup)
Modern Skatepark (MTC)
BRAND OF THE YEAR
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Create Originals CRS Frames
BLADE SHOP OF THE YEAR
ANGRY YOUTH AWARD FOR BEST MARKETING
BEST EDIT OF THE YEAR (BLADER)
Alex Broskow (Nowhere)
Eugin Enin (USD Pro 2015)
Sven Boekhorst (CityHopper World)
BLADE VIDEOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
BLADE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
BLADE AUTHOR OF THE YEAR
2015 was another unpredictable year for rollerblading, but these people, events and companies did their part to push our sport into the future. Let’s all take the time to give them the respect, appreciation and admiration they are due.
See you in 2016.
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Photos taken from Instagram, Facebook and oneblademag.com.