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2011 Kids' Choice Awards Winners in Sport: Lindsey Vonn and Shaquille O'Neal

April 4, 2011 (12:19 am) GMT
At the Saturday, April 2 ceremony, the ski racer and the basketball star were unraveled to be the kids' favorite athletes, beating other nominees like Michael Phelps and the Williams sisters.
Lindsey Vonn

Winners of Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards have been presented with their orange blimps last Saturday, April 2. While dominated the music field, became the favorite in TV category, and was hailed Favorite Movie Actress, two athletes took home the prizes in sport.

Alpine ski racer and basketball center were named the favorites by the kids. 26-year-old Lindsey bagged an orange blimp for Favorite Female Athlete, beating , and . 39-year-old Shaq won the male counterpart, besting over , and .

Also voted as the favorites among the kids were the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series and "Just Dance 2". "Wimpy Kid" garnered Favorite Book prize, while "Just Dance 2" reigned over "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem", "Need for Speed: Hot Purs" and "Super Mario Galaxy 2" as Favorite Video Game.

The 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards was aired live on Nickelodeon from USC Galen Center in Los Angeles. served as third-time host with musical performances from and among others. Presenters included the likes of , , and .

was presented The Big Help Award by Rosario Dawson for his devotion to charities, and was inducted into the Arm Fart Hall of Fame. While had fun spraying the slime to the crowd, other celebrities found themselves slimed. , and were some of them.



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