Last week the nominees for the first ever Australia and New Zealand Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards were announced, Unleashing the ultimate, kid-powered celebration of sports, stars and slime.
Kids’ Choice Sports is an epic one-hour TV special that gives kids the power to decide the biggest sports stars from eleven uniquely unconventional categories.
THIS WILL NOT BE A TRADITIONAL AWARDS SHOW! There will be no black tie event, red carpet or boring speeches. Instead, the nominees will be celebrated and winners revealed in the exclusive, pre-taped programme airing on Monday, 20 November.
Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand today announces the superstar nominees in the first ever locally produced Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2017, where Aussie and Kiwi kids have the power to vote for their sporting heroes.
Kids’ Choice Sports Awards is a six-week slime filled celebration of sports, stars, and more, premiering on Nickelodeon and the Nick Play app on Monday, 20th November at 5.30pm.
Kids can cast their votes now for all eleven nominated categories at nick.com.au/kcs.
The nominees feature Aussie and Kiwi sporting favourites including: Daniel Ricciardo, Sam Kerr, Tim Cahill, Steph Gilmore, Matthew Dellavedova, Mick Fanning, Ellyse Perry, Dylan Alcott, The Barrett Brothers, Charlotte Caslick and more.
From today, kids will be able to cast their unlimited votes in a six-week period across eleven uniquely unconventional categories including #Hero, Hands of Gold, Sickest Moves and Clutch Player, among others.
Full Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2017 list below!
These powerhouse pairs totally scored in the DNA-game. They’re not just rad, they’re related. On field, they’reprodigies, off-field, they’re family!
Burgess Brothers – Sam, George, Tom & Luke (NRL)
Barrett Brothers – Beauden, Scott & Jordie (Rugby Union)
Cate & Bronte Campbell (Swimming)
Kurt & Gretel Tippett (AFL and Netball)
These certified superheroes of sport possess powers beyond ordinary humans, inspiring superfans of all ages with their hardcore heroics.
Lydia Ko (Golf)
Tim Cahill (Football)
Cameron Smith (NRL)
Mick Fanning (Surfing)
These legends do stuff that isn’t humanly possible. In their sporting field, they’ve not only got the sickest skills,they’ve got the sickest moves!
Caroline Buchanan (BMX)
Jack Wilson (Australian Ninja Warrior)
Stephanie Gilmore (Surfing)
Isaac Heeney (AFL)
When it comes to the crunch, these players never crumble. They’re the match winners, the unstoppables. When the game is on the line, they can be counted on to snatch victory every time.
Johnathan Thurston (NRL)
Buddy Franklin (AFL)
Gabi Simpson (Netball)
Sam Kerr (Football)
Trapped in a tiny glass box, these maestros of the microphone weave words like wizards. They know everyplay and every player, delivering whatever it takes in just one take, every time!
Anthony Hudson (AFL)Andrew Voss (Fox League)
Andrew Voss (Fox League)
Mel Jones (Big Bash League)
Kelli Underwood (Fox Sports)
Next Big Thing
These superstars of the future are on the rise; this award could be all it takes to rocket them from the field into folklore.
Nathan Cleary (NRL)
Jack Silvagni (AFL)
Jamie-Lee Price (Netball)
Destanee Aiva (Tennis)
Hands of Gold
These palm-ministers were born with fingers of fury. They drop nothing, they stop everything – their limbs are legendary!
Israel Folau (Rugby)
Matt Dellavedova (Basketball)
Laura Langman (Netball)
Charlotte Caslick (Rugby Sevens)
No ball is safe from destruction when these powerhouse players are in their element. Their physical prowessdefies the laws of physics. They don’t just hit it out of the park, they hit it off the planet.
Alyssa Healy (Cricket)
Meg Lanning (Cricket)
Nick Kyrgios (Tennis)
Need for Speed
Time has no power over these powerhouse speedsters. Blink and you’ll miss them, they’re aces of pace!
Daniel Ricciardo (Formula 1)
Kyle Chalmers (Swimming)
Ellia Green (Rugby Sevens)
Britt Cox (Moguls Skiing)
These legendary players have excelled at not just one, but TWO sporting codes. They’ve broken ground onmultiple sporting grounds!
Ellyse Perry (Cricket and Soccer)
Ashleigh Barty (Tennis and Cricket)
Erin Phillips (AFL and Basketball)
Dylan Alcott (Basketball and Tennis)
These legends love sport to the max. If they weren’t already fully famous in their own field, they could have been all-star MVPs on the field.
Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald