It’s been a big year in the world of sports, thanks in no small part to our nominees, who made waves with their athletic feats and shared their experience with the world—giving fans a look into the lives of their heroes. No matter how they performed on the field, on the court, or in the pool, these athletes won us over on social media.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.