BESA 2014 : ...and the winners are

It's official: Last Thursday, January 16, saw more than 550 invited guests from all over the world gathered at the House of Vans in Berlin for the 3rd Bright European Skateboard Awards. The ceremony, hosted by MF David Deery, celebrated the best of the skateboarding culture and community in the past 12 months. Over an hour and a half a series of presenters, each experts in their field, shared stories and experiences with the crowd but also the public who watched the event live on (in case you missed it: check the replay video below).

First of all, we want to say thank you to our presenters: Will Harmon, Titus, Max Henninger, Ben Powell, Nils Gebbers, David Luther, Mark Nickels, Etienne Pinon, Chris Pfanner, Christian Roth, Enrique Lorenzo and Ralf Middendorf.

Also, huge thanks to Vans, Budweiser, Kingpin, Mpora, Skate-Aid, Nixon, Uber and Voxaljet for their support.

And last but not least, congratulations to all the winners!

These are the Winners of the 2014 Bright European Skateboard Awards:

Kingpin Reader's Choice Award:
Eniz Fazliov

Skate-Aid Charity of the Year:
Uganda Skateboard Union - (Kampala, Uganda)

Website of the Year:
Live Skateboard Media

Magazine of the Year:

Brand of the Year:
Polar Skate Co.

Shop of the Year:
Street Machine - Copenhagen, Denmark

Photographer of the Year:
Sam Ashley Videographer of the Year
Patrik Wallner

Clip of the Year:
No Complies, Wallrides and Shovits

Video of the Year:
Eleventh Hour

Rookie of the Year:
Karsten Kleppan

Kingpin ESOTY:
Youness Amrani