The Polls have opened for the 2006 Arby’s Action Sports Awards, and Rip Curl team riders Daniel Watkins and Melissa Marquardt have received nominations. Featuring the best athletes action sports have to offer, the awards will take place on December 10th and will be aired live on Fox and FUEL TV.

Daniel Watkins has been nominated in the Men’s Wakeboarding category for his 3rd place finish on the Pro Wakeboard Tour in 2006.

Holding it down for the women, Melissa Marquardt has been nominated in Women’s Wakeboarding for her charismatic attitude and smooth style.

So rock the vote people! Support Melissa and Daniel for this special event and recognition.

Voting Instructions:
– Log on now to and click on the “vote” icon.
– Next, provide a valid email address and click “agree to terms and conditions”.
– Click “enter” and all nominees in specific categories will begin to appear.
– Click on the athletes picture, or the box next to their picture, and a check mark will appear in the box.
– Important! You must click “vote” for each category before you move on to the next!
– Once you have voted a small dialog box will appear and notify you that your vote has been accepted.

Congratulations to Melissa and Daniel for being nominated in the 2006 Arby’s Action Sports Awards and good luck!!!