By Ryan Berenz
Cartoon Network’s first awards show, the Hall of Game Awards (Feb. 25 at 7pm ET), honors the best in sports as chosen by young fans in a few fun and kid-friendly categories. Skateboard legend Tony Hawk hosts the awards show, which also includes appearances from such pro athletes as Drew Brees, Shannon Brown, Kobe Bryant, Roger Federer, Arian Foster, Rick Fox, Zachary Gordon, A.J. Hawk, Dwight Howard, Terrell Owens, Venus Williams and Tiger Woods. NBA great Magic Johnson receives the first-ever “Gameblazer Award” lifetime achievement award. Also, First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on the telecast to promote nutrition and physical activity.
Top categories and nominees include:
Alti-Dude High-flying extreme sports stars. Nominees include Travis Pastrana and Shaun White.
Dance Machine The best celebration dance. Nominees include Terrell Owens, Venus Williams and even NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson!
He’s Got Game Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Albert Pujols are up for the best male athlete award.
Most Awesome Mascot Nominees for fuzzy-suited favorite include the Milwaukee Bucks’ Bango, the Phoenix Suns’ Gorilla and the Phillie Phanatic.
She’s Got Game Which girl has the most skills? Is it Danica Patrick, Lindsey Vonn, Michelle Wie or Serena Williams?
That’s How I Roll Who’s got style, on and off the field? Nominees are LeBron James, David Beckham, Troy Polamalu and Brian Wilson.