Perfect Sunset Turns ON Vans World Cup of Surfing Competition
Posted 11/30/2012 by Kelly
Vans World Cup of Surfing, the second jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater is ON today in epic 6-10 foot waves at Sunset Beach. New N swell with clean conditions which means the contest will run Round of 96 Heats 1-16 at 30 minutes. Don't miss this perfect Sunset day by checking it out via live webcast or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Holiday Skate Clinics at Vans Skatepark Dec. 8th and Dec. 15th
Posted 11/29/2012 by Kelly
Learn to skate while your parents shop for the holidays! The Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA is holding two separate holiday skate clinics in December. Instruction is provided for skateboarders ages 6 - 16 and cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members and includes a pizza lunch. Clinics run from 8am - 1pm ans spots are limited. Sign up today at the park!
Warped Roadies Premieres on Fuse December 7th
Posted 11/28/2012 by Kelly
Fuse has announced that Warped Roadies, a new original half-hour reality series about the Vans Warped Tour, will premiere on Friday, December 7th at 11pm EST. Warped Roadies documents the lives of the charismatic and unruly roadies who are charged with the daily set up and break down of the 2012 Vans Warped Tour. The series, consisting of 10 episodes, will
Day 1 Vans World Cup Starts Today with Live Webcast!
Posted 11/27/2012 by Kelly
The $1Million Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitmainwater officially kicks off day 1 of the Vans World Cup of Surfing! 5-7 foot waves with NW swell and improving winds thru the day. Round 128 heats 1-16 at 30 minute heats. Watch live now online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
Crack & Shine - Detroit Now of OffTheWall.tv
Posted 11/26/2012 by Kelly
Follow visionary filmmaker, Will Robson Scott, as he gives you a rare look at the underground graffiti scene in Detroit in the latest episode of Crack & Shine on OffTheWall.tv.
Vans World Cup of Surfing Holding Period Starts Today
Posted 11/25/2012 by Kelly
Competition now shifts 7 miles north to Sunset Beach for the Vans World Cup of Surfing, Nov. 25th-Dec. 6th - stop #2 of the series. The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, hydrated by vitaminwater, is the final stage of the 2012 ASP Tour. There will not be any competition today and organizers will assess conditions for a possible Monday start.
Sebastian Zietz Wins Reef Hawaiian Pro
Posted 11/24/2012 by Kelly
Kauai's Sebastian Zietz has posted the first major win of his five-year pro surfing career at the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro today to qualify for the 2013 elite ASP World Tour. Accounting for talent like John John Florence, Sunny Garcia, Julian Wilson and Alejo Muniz along the way, Zietz earned $40,000 in prize money
Final Day of Reef Hawaiian Pro Live Webcast ON 8am HST
Posted 11/24/2012 by Kelly
Catch the final day of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater, Reef Hawaiian Pro going on today starting at 8am HST! A champion will be crowned in Haleiwa after a battle of the best of the best for major cash, bragging rights and a head start to the crown. Don't miss the excitement!
CULT Video Premiere & Free BMX Session at Vans Skatepark
Posted 11/23/2012 by Kelly
Talk is cheap, so they say. CULT will be premiering their new video, "Talk is Cheap" at the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA this Tuesday, November 27th. The video will be shown during the BMX session which runs from 6pm - 10pm. We'll be giving out swag and prizes and better yet, everyone can ride for free thanks to CULT!
Vans Pro Skate Team Signing in Hawaii - Tuesday Nov. 27th
Posted 11/22/2012 by Kelly
Geoff Rowley, Anthony Van Engelen, Tony Trujillo, Chima Ferguson and Gilbert Crockett will be hitting up Blue Hawaii Surf/Eighty Four Skate Co. in Oahu, Hawaii this Tuesday, November 27th at 4pm. Come by and say what's up to the Vans Pro Skate crew.
Black Friday Free Skate at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA
Posted 11/21/2012 by Kelly
The Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be open all night on Friday, November 23rd from 12am-10pm. How can you beat that? Well, it's also free! Giveaways and raffles will be going down throughout the day. See you there.
Reef Hawaiian Pro Continues to Wait for Swell
Posted 11/20/2012 by Kelly
Another lay day for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haliewa Alii Beach Park, but that's just building excitement for the finals right? For now, dig through the tons of content, check in with the riders and take in some classic moments. Be sure to check for the call each morning at 7:30am HST and let's hope for some waves!
Chris Pfanner Gets the Transworld Skateboarding Cover
Posted 11/19/2012 by Kelly
Vans team rider Chris Pfanner nabbed the cover shot while he was in Barcelona of the Transworld Skateboarding Special International Issue along with a ten page interview. Congrats!
Vans OTW x Dimitri Coste Alomar
Posted 11/18/2012 by Kelly
For his second collaboration with the Vans OTW Collection, Advocate Dimitri Coste redesigns the Alomar with his passion for motorcycles in mind. Clad in black leather, the Vans OTW x Dimitri Coste Alomar takes styling cues from biking boots and jackets, utilizing a toe guard and diamond stitch detailing into its construction. Take a closer look at this collab.
Day 3 of Vans Triple Crown/Reef Hawaiian Pro ON 8am HST
Posted 11/17/2012 by Kelly
We're live here from Haleiwa with Day 3 of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro. Conditions are 4-6 foot WNW for Round of 64, Heat 2 of Clash of the Legends and Heats 1-3 of Round of 32. Sneak peak, there's gong to be some insane match-ups. Don't forget to download the Vans Live 2.0 app to watch on the go.
Watch Live Webcast of Reef Hawaiian Pro Day 2 at 8am HST
Posted 11/16/2012 by Kelly
Solid 6-8 foot WNW will kick off the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro at 8am HST. Running today will be Round 128 Heats 13-16, Round 96 Heats 1-16, Round 64 Heats 1-3 with Sunny Garcia, Tom Curren, Mark Occhilupo and Kaipo Jaquias competing in the Clash of the Legends heat at 11:40am HST. Check it out!
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Reef Hawaiian Pro ON
Posted 11/15/2012 by Kelly
The first jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro is ON today for a 12pm HST blessing with 12:30pm HST contest start. New NW swell is filling in throughout the day. Watch live online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app!
Create The Official 2013 Vans Warped Tour Artwork
Posted 11/14/2012 by Kelly
Punks In Space, Lucky 13, Island of the Misfit Toys and Summer Road Trip, have all been Vans Warped Tour themes over the years. This year we are looking to our fans to show us what you've got. Submit an original and innovative illustration that features the theme for 2013, "The Best Day Ever!" and your art could be chosen for VWT 2013!
Vans Kicks Off 4th Annual Custom Culture Contest in 2013
Posted 11/13/2012 by Kelly
Vans is sounding the call for hundreds of high schools across the country to take part in the 4th edition of Vans Custom Culture, a nationwide art contest. Beginning January 2, 2013, schools can register for the chance to compete for a $50,000 award to their art program and the opportunity to travel to New York City to exhibit their art-adorned Vans shoes at the final art showcase.
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing /Reef Hawaiian Pro Waits for Swell
Posted 11/12/2012 by Kelly
The $1million Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater opted for a lay day today at the Reef Hawaiian Pro. The first jewel of the Series will be held at Haleiwa Ali'i Beach Park on the four best days of surf during the period of November 12th-24th. Waves today are inconsistent and barely head high.
Vans Boardshorts Spring '13 Collection
Posted 11/11/2012 by Kelly
Are you ready for a Spring '13 Vans Boardshort sneak peak?
A collection of functional yet timeless boardshorts catering to both the avid surfer and every day beach lover. The expanded Era series continues to reign supreme with the Era Classic and Era Stretch styles in a variety of new heritage patterns and colorways.
Sunny Garcia Wins HIC PRO presented by Vans
Posted 11/10/2012 by Kelly
Congratulations to Sunny Garcia for winning HIC PRO presented by Vans and moving on to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Get ready for the official start of the Triple Crown series with the Reef Hawaiian Pro this Monday, November 12th.
Final Day of Vans Presents The HIC PRO Webcast is ON Nov. 10th
Posted 11/09/2012 by Kelly
The final day of Vans Presents The HIC PRO is On in solid 6+ surf at Sunset Beach. Watch the live webcast and see who claims the first victory of the North Shore season and qualifies for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing!
Watch Day 3 of Vans presents HIC PRO Live Webcast
Posted 11/09/2012 by Kelly
HIC PRO presented by Vans is On today with a new W swell showing 2-3 foot with good direction for Sunset Point and building thru the day to 4-6 foot. Catch all the action online or on the Vans Live 2.0 App starting at 8am HST!
Bones Brigade Now Available for Purchase and Download
Posted 11/08/2012 by Kelly
Today is a good day. Vans presents Bones Brigade: an Autobiography is now available for purchase and download! We're stoked and knew you'd be too. The Bones Brigade Trivia Show episodes on OffTheWall.tv are a must-see, time to test your knowledge. Also, be sure to check out the Vans apparel and footwear collection that just dropped!
Vans Warped Tour UK Welcomes The Used
Posted 11/07/2012 by Kelly
The Vans Warped Tour returns to Europe after 14 years with a show this Saturday at Alexandra Palace in London. None other than The Used have just been revealed as a special guest in addition to the killer lineup. We'll be bringing all the fun times back here to fill you in, so keep an eye out for photos, videos and follow Warped on Twitter and Instagram for behind-the-scenes shots and more.
Premium Vans OTW Apparel for Holiday 2012
Posted 11/06/2012 by Kelly
Holiday 2012 brings forth new apparel from the Vans OTW Collection, presenting a fresh selection of premium jackets, button-ups and t-shirts. The Lawton and Vance jackets lead the collection with their deluxe builds; the Lawton infuses workwear with streetwear styling and the water resistant Vance showcases denim exteriors, quilted lining and faux wood button detailing.
Day 2 of Vans Presents The HIC Pro is ON Nov. 5th
Posted 11/05/2012 by Kelly
Day 2 of Vans Presents The HIC Pro is ON in 8-10 foot surf with NNW swell and light E winds at Sunset Beach, Hawaii. Watch the LIve Webcast to catch all the action online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app starting at 8am HST.
HIC PRO presented by Vans Live Webcast ON Nov. 4th
Posted 11/04/2012 by Kelly
The HIC PRO presented by Vans is On! A vital launching pad for local rising surf stars, the HIC PRO is a local qualifier for the 30th Anniversary $1million Vans Triple Crown of Surfing that will follow from November 12th through December 20th. A new 8+ NNW swell building thru the day to 10-12 foot. Catch all the action via live webcast or on the the Vans Live 2.0 App starting at 8am HST!
OffTheWall.tv presents Jeff Grosso's Loveletters to Sadlands
Posted 11/03/2012 by Kelly
Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding episode featuring Sadlands is an obscure and hard to ride old skate spot that looks like a moonscape. Grosso visits the location and peels back another layer of skate history. Right now on OffTheWall.tv.
Vans x Bones Brigade Collection Available Now
Posted 11/02/2012 by Kelly
In celebration of the highly-anticipated new documentary from Vans' first sponsored skateboarder, Stacy Peralta, Vans offers a limited Vans x Bones Brigade footwear and apparel collection available now at finer skate shops and Vans retail stores worldwide. Be sure to check out the first of a three-part series, The Bones Brigade Trivia Show, a quiz show testing younger skateboarders' knowledge of the Bones Brigade on OffTheWall.tv.
Vans x Iron Maiden present The Number of the Beast
Posted 11/01/2012 by Kelly
For Holiday ’12, Vans and Iron Maiden are excited to give metal fans the chance to grab an instant classic with the Vans x Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast Classic Slip-On and Sk8-Hi. Each shoe comes emblazoned with the iconic Eddie cover art from the album and an embroidered Iron Maiden logo on the heel. Among the most popular Vans band collaborations