Gone are the days when children were meant to be seen and not heard. Not only are they being heard, today’s kids are speaking loudly about their choices.

On July 19 the children’s network Nickelodeon held their annual Kid’s Choice Sports Awards where the younger set voiced their thoughts on who was the best.

National Basketball Association Houston Rockets player Chris Paul served as host for the fifth annual event that was geld at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California.

And the winners are:|
Favourite Male Athlete: Cleveland Cavilers basketball player LeBron James
Favourite Female Athlete: Orlando Pride and U.S. Women’s National Soccer team player Alex Morgan
King of Swag: New York Giants football player Odell Beckham Jr
Queen of Swag: professional tennis player Serena Williams
Best Cannon (throwing arm): Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson
Biggest Powerhouse: New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski
Need for Speed: Team USA skier Lindsey Vonn
Don’t Try This at Home: professional and Team USA snowboarder Chloe Kim
Sickest Moves: Golden State Warriors basketball player Stephen Curry
Heavy Hitter: professional tennis payer Venus Williams
Clutch Player of the Year: Golden State Warriors basketball player Kevin Durant
Nothing But Net: Houston Rockets basketball player Chris Paul
Winter Wonders: professional snowboarder Saun White
Hands of Gold: Pittsburgh Steelers football player Antonio Brown
Favourite Newcomer: female professional basketball player Allisha Gray
Biggest Kid: Olympic Gold medal winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez
Most Valuable Most Valuable Player:
professional basketball player and MVP James Harden
Player of the Year: Cleveland Caviliers basketball player LeBron James
Legend Award: former race car driver Danica Patrick


feature photo credit; By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America – Nickelodeon balloonUploaded by maybeMaybeMaybe, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22902890