As if Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards weren't awesome enough, in 2002, the show began wowing the crowd with annual World Record Slime Stunts. Soaking up the spirit of Nick, the jaw-dropping, eye-popping feats by Olympians, extreme sports superstars and daredevils of all stripes further distinguish Kids' Choice from any TV offering – past, present and future. Following is a yearly rundown of the slimy feats:
2002 – BMX Pro-Biker Dave Mirra Breaks Record for Double Back-Flip into Tank of Slime – Reflecting the extreme theme of the show – "Bigger, louder, messier!" – in a spectacular record-breaking stunt, BMX superstar pro-biker Dave Mirra broke his own record for a double back flip on a BMX bike by performing the stunt and landing in a 4,000 gallon tank of Nickelodeon's signature green slime.
2003 – Tony Hawk Clinches "World Record Skateboarding Slime Dive" with Flying Colors –In addition to winning Favorite Athlete, skateboarding champion Tony Hawk went for the green – and clinched a record – wowing the crowd with an astonishing "World Record Skateboarding Slime Dive," landing in an 11,000-gallon tank of Nickelodeon's signature green slime.
2004 – BMX Champion Mat Hoffman Aces "World Record Skydiving-Bike Jump" – BMX champion Mat Hoffman set a world record and wowed the crowd with an extraordinary "World Record Skydiving Bike Jump," landing in a monstrous lake of Nickelodeon's signature green slime.
2005 – Donald Trump's Declaration "You're fired!" Triggers World Record-Setting Human Cannonball Stunt; Nick Cannon Fires off Colorful Commentary – In a breathtaking Kids' Choice stunt, Donald Trump triggered a World Record-setting human cannonball with his oft-dreaded declaration, "You're fired!" And Nick Cannon fired off colorful commentary, as the skyward soaring daredevil wowed the crowd and stayed true to Kids' Choice tradition with the never-before-attempted slimy feat – ultimately landing in a net that exploded into Nickelodeon's signature green slime.
2006 – U.S. Olympic Freestyle Aerial Skier Ryan St Onge Sets World Record with Gravity Defying First-Ever Slime Ski Stunt – Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice set yet another world record with an awesome aerial skiing slime stunt. US Olympic Freestyle Aerial Skier Ryan St Onge nailed a gravity defying freestyle ski stunt off a snowy slope, plunging into 10,000 gallons of Nickelodeon's signature green slime. Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice world-record Skateboarding Slime Diver and 2003 "favorite athlete" winner Tony Hawk hosted the stunt.