A Big Thank You To Vans Warped Tour Fans
Posted 08/31/2012 by Kelly
Another amazing summer on the Vans Warped Tour has come and gone and well there's just one thing left to say... THANK YOU to all of the bands, the production staff, security, non-profits, sponsors, and of course the fans. It would not be possible without you! What bands do you want to see on the 2013 tour? Take the official 2013 survey so you can see your favorite bands next year. We'll see you all in 2013!
Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational Heads to Biarritz Sept. 28th-30th
Posted 08/30/2012 by Kelly
The world’s best longboard surfers and their uniquely progressive longboard surf style come to the epicenter of European surfing as the Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational presented by Vans heads to Cote des Basque in Biarritz, France September 28th-30th.
Vote Now for Vans and Spitfire Create and Destroy II Shop Battle
Posted 08/29/2012 by Kelly
Vans x Spitfire have officially launched Create and Destroy II Shop Battle, challenging five shops from around the world to create the best DIY skate spot video. Defending champions 510 Skateboarding (USA) face four ambitious shops from Mexico, Canada, Australia, and the UK. For these five shops, Keeping the Underground Lit is not just a slogan, it's a lifelong obsession. Vote now & win!
Flip "Weight of The World" Video featuring Rowley and Caples
Posted 08/28/2012 by Kelly
Thrasher just released the Flip Skateboards "The Weight of the World" tour video with Vans Skate Team riders Geoff Rowley, Curren Caples, Flow Team rider Alec Majerus and the Flip crew in the Southwest. Check it. It's insane.
Vans House Parties with Turbonegro this Thursday
Posted 08/27/2012 by Kelly
We're sad to announce there's only one more show of Vans House Parties, a free summer series of shows live from the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY. Don't hate us. The good thing is, we're going out with a bang. Nightbirds, Doomriders and Turbonegro! Make sure to RSVP now and come out for a good time.
Watch East Coast Surfing Championships Highlights
Posted 08/26/2012 by Kelly
That's a wrap! The 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater is in the books. Check out highlights from the Vans Pro and Pro Junior, music, what went down at the LXVI BMX Invitational, photos and more.
Finals for Mens Pro and Pro Juniors Going Down Today
Posted 08/26/2012 by Kelly
The 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro and Pro Junior finals are going down today. If you're not there to catch all the action, check it out online or online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Watch Live Webcast of Vans Pro, ECSC
Posted 08/25/2012 by Kelly
Day 4 of the 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro is hitting the water now. Tune in online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Get Out And Do Something Tour in Washington this Weekend
Posted 08/24/2012 by Kelly
If you haven't heard, the Vans Get Out And Do Something tour is coming to Kennewick, WA this Saturday, August 25th and Spokane, WA on Sunday, August 26th. Come hang with Ray Barbee, John Cardiel, The Mattson 2 and Greg "Pnut" Galinsky.
East Coast Surfing Championships Vans Pro Day 3 Live
Posted 08/24/2012 by Kelly
Day 3 of the Vans Pro, 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater has a 9am EST start. Check out the Surfline Official Forecast for conditions. Watch live online or download the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Vans Pro Day 2 Live from Virginia Beach
Posted 08/23/2012 by Kelly
The 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro will run half day with the Round of 96 starting at 8am EST. Watch live on online or download the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Vans Premieres Get-N Classic, Vol. 2 Trailer
Posted 08/22/2012 by Kelly
This October, Vans’ first-class surf team returns in Get-N Classic, Vol. 2, a chronicle of their travels as they've crossed the globe in search of prime surf and adventure over the last twelve months. Witness Joel Tudor, Nathan Fletcher, Dane Reynolds, Pat, Tanner and Dane Gudauskas, John, Ivan and Nathan Florence, Dylan Graves, Alex Knost, Andrew Doheny, Kalani Chapman, Jason “Ratboy”Collins and Leila Hurst making their mark as the most talented and interesting individuals in surfing and conquering the world's most coveted surf spots.
Bones Brigade Trailer and Free Animal Chin Download
Posted 08/21/2012 by Karl
Check out the brand new trailer for Vans presents Bones Brigade: an Autobiography. As a bonus, you can download the most popular Bones Brigade skate video of all time…drum roll please…The Search for Animal Chin!
Catch Day 1 of Vans Pro at ECSC
Posted 08/21/2012 by Kelly
Day 1 of the 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro is hitting the water now. NE/ENE windswell mixes in with underlying SE and ENE swell to offer waist high surf and possibly a few lingering jetty-enhanced peaks during the early part of the day. Tune in online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
ESCS Pro Juniors Day 1
Posted 08/20/2012 by Kelly
The 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by Vitamin Water Pro Juniors is live from Virginia Beach! Competition start at 7am EST and running to 6pm EST.
Get Out And Do Something Tour Hits Washington on Wednesday
Posted 08/19/2012 by Kelly
Here we come Washington! The Vans Get Out And Do Something tour is coming your way with Ray Barbee, John Cardiel, The Mattson 2 and Greg "Pnut" Galinsky. Come out for live music, art, giveaways like a Fender guitar and more, August 22nd through August 26th at different Vans Retail Store locations throughout the state. Let's do it!
OffTheWall.tv Keeps You Entertained with New Shows this Week
Posted 08/18/2012 by Kelly
Who's ready for a good time? I knew you would be. OffTheWall.tv is here to show you a good time with new shows all week long. Check out Off The Wall Comedy Show - Surf's Up, Get-N Classic Vol. 2 Surf Movie Trailer and Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding - Style.
Vans Athletes Compete at Dew Tour
Posted 08/17/2012 by Kelly
The Dew Tour Pantech Beach Championships take over Ocean City, Maryland this Thursday, August 16th - Sunday, August 19th. Vans BMX Team riders Scotty Cranmer, Kyle Baldock, Josh Harrington among others will be competing in BMX Park while Dennis McCoy, Coco Zurita and Simon Tabron take on BMX Vert. Skate team riders Pedro Barros, Jeff Grosso, Steve Caballero and other will be competing as well. Finals go down Saturday and Sunday. Check local listings to catch all the action. Good luck guys!
50th Annual Coastal Edge ECSC presented by Vans Kicks Off 8/20
Posted 08/16/2012 by Kelly
The 50th annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by Vitamin Water is set to unfold at 1st Street in Virginia Beach from August 20th through 26th and the East Coast’s largest surf contest has been upgraded to an ASP 6-Star event this season, attracting several of the world’s top surfers in search of crucial points towards their qualification campaigns for the ASP WCT.
Vans Skate Create & Destroy II Shop Battle
Posted 08/15/2012 by Kelly
Create & Destroy II shop battle. Five shops. Five countries. Five new spots. Vote for your favorite video and be entered to win a Vans x Spitfire prize pack.
September Shred Skate Am Contest
Posted 08/14/2012 by Kelly
Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be hosting the 5th annual September Shred Skate Contest on Saturday, September 22nd. Registration starts at 10am and the contest gets rolling at 1pm. Prizes include $500 for 1st place in the sponsored division, $300 for 1st place in the ages 14+ division and giant sponsor prize packs for 1st place in the ages 6 - 13 division. Mark it on your calendar!
RSVP Open for Vans House Parties this Thursday
Posted 08/13/2012 by Kelly
Cursive, Titus Andronicus, Love as Laughter and Joyce Manor will be live from the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY as part of the Vans House Parties summer series. Make sure to RSVP and catch this all ages, free show this Thursday, August 16th starting at 7pm. If you can't make it, watch the live webcast. Boom.
Flip Signing and Demo at Vans Skatepark August 17th
Posted 08/12/2012 by Kelly
Flip is bringing their big league team to Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA on August 17th at 2pm. Geoff Rowley, Arto Saari, Lance Mountain and more will rock a demo at the park and sign autographs for fans. Everyone is welcome for giveaways and prizes while supplies last. Don't miss it!
Serj Tankian is On Fire
Posted 08/11/2012 by Kelly
Friend of Vans and killer artist, Serj Tankian has some rad stuff going on right now; a new album, Harakiri available now, and an international tour with System of a Down. To celebrate, we're giving away some killer prizes, enter now.
The Vans MX Team Heads to Massachusetts this Weekend
Posted 08/10/2012 by Kelly
Vans Monster Energry Pro Circuit Kawasaki's Jake Weimer, Broc Tickle, Tyla Rattray, Blake Baggett and Ivan Tedesco just landed in Southwick, Massachusetts for Saturday's race on one of the toughest tracks on the AMA Motocross circuit. Watch the animated track map so you can see what they're up against. Good luck guys!
Chima Ferguson Nabs The Skateboard Mag Cover
Posted 08/09/2012 by Kelly
Congratulations to Vans team rider Chima Ferguson who took the cover of The Skateboard Mag's September issue. Find out what he has to say in his massive interview. We'll give you a head start...he mentions getting a Vans Pro Model Shoe in 2013.
New BMX Edit from Dakota Roche
Posted 08/08/2012 by Kelly
Coming off a Bronze Medal at this summer's X Games, Vans BMX Team rider Dakota Roche is busy doing what he does best, riding. Check out his latest edit filmed on the lovely California coast. Thanks Dak!
Half Cab Anniversary Party Merged w/ Photography, Art & Music
Posted 08/07/2012 by Kelly
The opening reception of the Vans Downtown Showdown Amsterdam presented by Monster Energy celebrated 20 years of the iconic Vans Half Cab Shoe with photography, art, skateboarding and music. Twenty years, twenty skaters, twenty photos and one shoe, was the premise to celebrate the legacy of the iconic Vans Half Cab shoe. Here's the highlights...
OffTheWall.tv Releases Four New Episodes this Week
Posted 08/06/2012 by Kelly
OffTheWall.tv is releasing four new episodes this week? Hold up now. Catch new episodes from Cutting Room Floor- South Africa Part 2, Vans House Parties - King Khan and The Shrines, Off The Wall Comedy - ECSC Episode 2 and Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding - Slams. What a week we've got for you. Enjoy!
Vans Downtown Showdown Amsterdam Results & Highlights
Posted 08/05/2012 by Kelly
The Westergasfabriek of Amsterdam transformed into an arena for skateboarding’s best International Pro’s and Ams, as a crowd of over 8,000 watched an all out battle of skills set to the background of the historic gas works building on never before seen ramps designed by participating teams Flip Skateboards, Palace, Blueprint and Antiz, at the Vans Downtown Showdown presented by Monster Energy.
Vans Womens x Junk Food
Posted 08/04/2012 by Kelly
For fall/holiday, Vans partnered with Junk Food to create a capsule collection mixing Vans heritage elements with authentic details that make each piece feel truly one-of-a-kind. Take a look and don't forget more of the collection drops October 1st and November 1st.
Vans Warped Tour His Last Stops in WA and OR this Weekend
Posted 08/03/2012 by Kelly
Say it isn't so- The Vans Warped Tour only has a few dates left! The tour has been all over this country this summer bringing you over 100 bands at each stop and we really hope you were able to join us. The last two shows are this Saturday in Auburn, WA (venue change) and Sunday Portland, OR. See you in the pit!
Watch Vans Downtown Showdown Amsterdam Live Webcast
Posted 08/02/2012 by Kelly
Vans Downtown Showdown presented by Monster Energy goes down at the historic “Western Gas Factory”, the Westergasfabriek of Amsterdam on August 4th with live webcast! Expect to see the top Pros from Flip, Toy Machine, Spitfire, Antiz, Blueprint, Death Skateboards, Element Europe, Jart, Palace and Yama ripping on 4 custom built obstacles, inspired by Amsterdam and Holland in this one of a kind exclusive skateboarding session.
Vans x Captain Fin Co. Release Party at Vans by Thalia Surf Shop
Posted 08/01/2012 by Kelly
This summer, Vans Surf is excited to introduce the new Rata Mid Surf Sider. Help us celebrate an exciting new Surf Sider collaboration, Tanner Gudauskas x Captain Fin Co. colorway this Thursday, August 2nd at the Vans by Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach, CA. Artwork by Tanner Gudauskas will be showcased along with a special Captain Fin & Co. movie trailer and a musical set by Dirt Dress. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Hope to see you there!