Daniel Luteran Turns Pro!
Posted 06/19/2013 by Kelly
Last night was a great night for Vans' Daniel Lutheran as he turned pro with Toy Machine! The party in Long Beach, CA with a bunch of his buddies was a huge surprise for DanLu. Look out for his first pro interview in the upcoming The Skateboard Mag. Congratulations buddy, you deserve it!
Celebrate Go Skateboarding Day with Vans
Posted 06/18/2013 by Kelly
This Friday, June 21st, head to the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA to celebrate Go Skateboarding Day with free skateboarding all day, high ollie contest with a prize of $200 Vans gift card and a ton of product tosses. Wherever you are, make sure you're on your board. Happy Skateboarding Day!
Hi-Standard Double Big Air Snowboarding Contest this Thursday
Posted 06/17/2013 by Kelly
Mt. Hood in Oregon is home of the Vans Hi-Standard Double Big Air contest this Thursday, June 20th. Style is everything in this contest, as no spins over a 540 are allowed. The top three winners are paid out from the $3,000 prize purse, with $500 going to the Vans best trick of the day! Registration starts at 8am and discounted lift tickets are available to competitors. Don't miss your chance to show your style.
Daniel Lutheran Takes Cover of Transworld
Posted 06/16/2013 by Kelly
Hot Off The Press! Daniel Lutheran takes a boardslide around the bend for the Transworld Skateboarding July 2013 cover! The mag is on newsstands now. Hell ya!
Vans Warped Tour is Hitting the Road Today!
Posted 06/15/2013 by Kelly
Ready, set, kick-off! The Vans Warped Tour has started! The tour kicks off in Seattle, WA today, June 15th and ends in Houston, TX and you know they'll be hitting a spot near you. Download the new compilation CD to listen to on your way to the show. See you in the pit.
Vans DQM General to Open on Newbury St. in Boston this Summer
Posted 06/14/2013 by Kelly
Vans, the original action sports brand, and leading streetwear purveyor and skateshop DQM announced today plans for expansion ofThe Vans DQM General to Boston, Mass. with a new shop located at 174 Newbury Street in Boston’s renowned Back Bay shopping district. The General, Vans’ first retail foray in Manhattan, has been widely successful since its 2011 opening. To further grow The General brand, Vans and DQM will introduce a new retail destination to the "Rodeo Drive of the East." Newbury Street, home to an eclectic mix
Hello Kitty Coming to Vans Store in SoCal this Saturday
Posted 06/13/2013 by Kelly
Vans and Sanrio are teaming up to bring you Hello Kitty live and in person at our new Vans store in Irvine, CA this Saturday, June 15th at 2pm. There will be giveaways from Sanrio and Vans while supplies last. Attendees will also take home a free photo courtesy of Vans! Meet and greet with Hello Kitty and don't forget to check out the newest Vans and Hello Kitty shoe collaboration.
Vote for Gilbert Crockett in ESPN's Real Street - Round 2
Posted 06/13/2013 by Kelly
Vans' own Skate Team Rider Gilbert Crockett made it to Round 2 of ESPN's Real Street contest where sixteen of the world's most talented street skateboarders have submitted 60-second video parts for a shot at X Games gold and you determine who wins. So, get your vote in for GC now because there's only a few days left!
Lakeridge High School Wins Vans Custom Culture
Posted 06/12/2013 by Kelly
Students from Lakeridge High School (Lake Oswego, OR) claimed top prize on Tuesday, June 11th at the Vans Custom Culture Art & Design Showcase at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Lakeridge's four Vans shoe designs were initially chosen from over 1,000 submissions across all 50 states and with the top honor, Lakeridge High School receives a $50,000 grant towards the school’s art programs.
Vans Debuts as Title Sponsor of US Open of Surfing
Posted 06/11/2013 by Kelly
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is ramping up for its first year as title sponsor of the highly anticipated Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California. Since announcing a three-year partnership with IMG, owner and producer of the US Open, six months ago, Vans has been setting the stage for the ultimate Vans cultural experience in surf, skate, BMX, art, and music. The Vans US Open of Surfing will take place July 20-28, 2013.
Vans + FYF Return with Third Annual Vans House Parties
Posted 06/10/2013 by Kelly
House of Vans in partnership with FYF announce the return of the third annual, free summer concert series, Vans House Parties. The first installment of the series will kick off live from the House of Vans on Thursday, June 27th with performances by Fucked Up, Title Fight and Hop Along. Additional House Parties throughout the summer will feature performances from Toro Y Moi, Shlohmo, !!!, Jacques Renault, The Melvins, Baroness, Kid Dynamite, Les Savy Fav, Delorean, and more.
Sk8-Hi Notchback – Christian Hosoi
Posted 06/08/2013 by Matt
All-time vert superstar Christian Hosoi revamps the Sk8-Hi Notchback Pro with brand new suede colorways including his iconic black and red duo. A Pro Classics staple, the Notchback Pro is upgraded with new performance technologies and will continue to be recognized as a long lasting, durable style that even the gnarliest riders could rely on. Make sure to grab a pair before your next session.