2014 Kids' Choice Sports Awards
|1st Kids' Choice Sports Awards|
|Date||July 17, 2014|
|Location||UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Westwood, Los Angeles|
|Hosted by||Michael Strahan|
|Directed by||Hamish Hamilton|
Nickelodeon's 1st Annual Kids' Choice Sports Awards was held on July 17, 2014, at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. Athlete/Talk Show host Michael Strahan hosted the ceremony to celebrate kids’ favorites in the sports world. The show aired on Nickelodeon from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast in the United States and Canada. When this awards Show aired, Nickelodeon taken the other channels off the air with a message telling people to go to watch the awards show on the main channel.
A Kids' Choice Sports Council was formed to "lend their expertise and experience to help inform the awards show, consult on the nominee process and give feedback on categories." Committee members are: Baron Davis (former New York Knicks and two-time NBA All-Star); Ken Griffey Jr. (former baseball outfielder and 13-time All-Star); Lisa Leslie (former WNBA MVP and four-time Olympic gold medal winner); Cal Ripken Jr. (former shortstop and third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles and 19-time All-Star); Deion Sanders (NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer); Misty May-Treanor (three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist); Andy Elkin (Agent, Creative Artists Agency); Tracy Perlman (VP Entertainment Marketing and Promotions, NFL); Jeff Schwartz (President and Founder, Excel Sports Management); Jill Smoller (SVP, William Morris Endeavor); Leah Wilcox (VP, Talent Relations, NBA); Alan Zucker (SVP, IMG Clients Group); Michael Phelps (most decorated Olympian of all time); Tony Hawk (professional skateboarder) and Zane Stoddard (VP, Entertainment Marketing and Content Development, NASCAR).
Presenters and performers, and stunts
- Florida Georgia Line - Cruise and This Is How We Roll (thus describing motorsports events)
- Pharrell Williams - Happy
- Power Dunk Challenge – Larry Fitzgerald (winner) dunked Earl Thomas III into a giant tank of green goo, then got dropped himself into a vat.
- David Beckham and sons Romeo and Cruz were slimed in gold goo.
- After David Beckham accepted the Legend Award, he and his two sons got slimed. The slime was a metallic gold color for the first time.
- David Beckham (winner)
Winners and nominees
- Amanda Kondolojy, Nickelodeon Introduces 'Kids Choice Sports 2014' Hosted by Michael Strahan, tvbythenumbers, March 13, 2014