Vans is proud to announce the highly anticipated return of the Vans US Open of Surfing to Huntington Beach, California, July 26-August 3, 2014. With a focus on family and community, the Vans US Open of Surfing will host the world’s best surfing, skateboarding and BMX action in Huntington Beach as the city celebrates 100 Years of Surfing. The event will feature Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) men’s and women’s competitions, the Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational, and Van Doren Invitational Skate and BMX contests as well as family activities including movie nights and art exhibitions.
The Vans US Open is thrilled to bring the most anticipated bowl riding competition of the summer, the Van Doren Invitational, back to Huntington Beach. Converging in the center of the nation’s largest action sports festival, the Van Doren Invitational challenges the world’s finest crew of Pro and Amateur bowl riders to step up in one glorious all-cement playground, the Vans Pro Bowl. Witness unparalleled competition as the biggest names go for broke August 1-3 for their share of more than $135,000 in prize money and top honors in the most premier skateboarding and BMX events in the Open’s history.
The 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing will run from July 26 to August 3 and use the official hashtag #vansusopen. All events are free and open to the public and can be viewed daily on the live webcast at www.vansusopenofsurfing.com. CBS Sports will also air two live one-hour wrap up shows throughout the course of the event. The surfing event will also be broadcast internationally, bringing the live action to more than 110 countries around the globe.
The Vans US Open of Surfing is proudly sponsored by FIAT, iON Cameras, G-Shock, Pacifico, Paul Mitchell Salon Haircare, Red Bull, and GrindMedia.