The Shorty Award
for Social Media's Best
Athlete

When they’re not scoring touchdowns, smackdowns, home runs, or goals, they take to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook to connect with thousands (sometimes millions) of fans thanking them for their love and support. Nominate your favorite #Athlete now!

This category will have 7 finalists. These include 3 with the most nominations from the public, 3 chosen by the Shorty Awards Nominating Board made up of professional journalists from around the world, and 1 Wildcard Finalist. See our rules page for more info.

If you’ve worked with a great athlete for a social media project enter the Best Use of Social Media for Sports Shorty Award.

Nominations for Individuals are now closed

Entries for Brands & Organizations are open until 2/26.

Stay tuned for finalist announcements in the coming weeks.

Finalists chosen by the nominating board

Three finalists will be selected by members of the Shorty Awards Nominating Board which is comprised of journalists from around the world. One Wildcard Finalist will be selected by the Nominating Board from among the top 25 nominees after the nominating period ends.

WILDCARD

 



Athlete Nominees