Vans and IMG Sign Multi-Year Partnership for US Open of Surfing
Posted 02/07/2013 by Kelly
Vans and International Management Group (IMG) today officially announce a three-year partnership encompassing Vans’ title sponsorship of the US Open of Surfing. Re-igniting the future of surfing’s most prestigious contest, Vans and IMG aim to engage the surf industry back to its roots, advocating an all-inclusive, world-class surfing competition and cultural festival.
House of Vans at the Mohawk in Austin March 13th-16th
Posted 02/06/2013 by Kelly
Vans proudly announces House of Vans at the Mohawk, rocking Austin from March 13th to 16th at the SXSW Music Festival. A take-off on the original House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY, the House of Vans at the Mohawk will feature some of the world's best emerging bands for four very loud days and nights at one of Austin’s most beloved and eclectic music venues –
Last Week to Register Your School for Vans Custom Culture
Posted 02/05/2013 by Kelly
Time is running out to register for the 2013 Vans Custom Culture competition! We'll be sending the first 1,500 US based high schools that register four pairs of blank canvas Vans to customize, but the window of opportunity closes on February 11th. Students, have your art teacher enter your school before it's too late.
Vans and Metallica Debut Signature Shoes
Posted 02/04/2013 by Kelly
In a continuing creative partnership, Vans and iconic rock band Metallica proudly introduce a four-piece signature collection designed by each band member delivering to stores in February. Each Metallica member – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo – had free reign to choose any iconic Vans shoe style and make it their own while drawing from their favorite influences in the worlds of music, action sports and art to create Vans shoes reflecting their personal style.
Vans Custom Culture Pack for Spring 2013 Preview
Posted 02/03/2013 by Kelly
Vans proudly previews the forthcoming Custom Culture pack available this March at select Vans and Journeys locations as well as the Vans online shop. Vans Custom Culture is a nationwide high school art competition that has inspired creativity among the youth since its 2010 inception. Each year Vans gives schools across the US a chance to express their
John Florence Wins Pipe Pro!
Posted 02/02/2013 by Matt
Congratulations to Vans Surf Team Rider John Florence for winning the the fourth annual Volcom Pipe Pro, an ASP 5-Star World Qualifying Series (WQS) event, at the Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii!
Vault by Vans x Diemme Montebelluna Hiker LX
Posted 02/02/2013 by Kelly
International footwear brands Vans and Diemme launch a multi-season partnership with the release of the Vault by Vans x Diemme Montebelluna Hiker LX. Italian craftsmanship meets California skate heritage as Diemme’s sophisticated materials and perfected handmade techniques are applied to the classic Vans Buffalo Boot. Make sure to grab yourself a pair!
Open Mic and Skate Session Wednesday Nights at House of Vans
Posted 02/01/2013 by Kelly
This winter the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY will be open each Wednesday from 7pm-11pm. Along with the open park for skating, we're turing the VIP lounge into an open mic night, so gather up your gear and your friends and come on over. Pizza and vitaminwater will be served. Oh ya!
2013 Vans X Haro BMX Pro Camp Registration Now Open
Posted 01/31/2013 by Chase
Registration is now open for the 2013 Vans BMX Pro Camp Presented By Haro. The exclusive camp will run on Friday, April 5th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. Join Vans BMX riders Cory Nastazio, Pat Casey, Colin Mackay and Ronnie Napolitan. On top of pro instruction, all campers will receive a pair of Vans & a limited edition Haro X Vans collab t-shirt, and 2 lucky campers will go home with a complete Haro Bike! Cost is $150 for members & $175 for nonmembers. Spots limited...see flyer below for more details.
Vans Snow Welcomes Pat Moore to the Team
Posted 01/31/2013 by Kelly
Vans proudly announces the addition of uniquely talented, all-terrain snowboarder Pat Moore to the global Vans Snow Team. Pat joined the Vans team and friends for a chest-deep powder trip to Silverton to celebrate Vans’ 20 years in snow earlier this week.
Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. Coming February 16th
Posted 01/30/2013 by Kelly
Make sure to mark your calendar on February 16th as the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be holding the Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. Winner of each age division takes home a year's supply of Vans shoes (12 pair). The two age divisions are 6 - 13 and 14+ and the contest gets rolling 1pm. Registration for the contest starts at 10am so get to the park early to get your spot in line (park opens at 10am). There are limited spots available.
Vans X Premium BMX Am Contest 2013
Posted 01/29/2013 by Chase
Mark your calendars! The Vans BMX Am Contest brought to you by Premium will be Saturday, April 6th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. The contest will be open to BMX riders in 3 Divisions: 6 - 13, 14+ and Sponsored. 1st place in each division receives a complete Premium bike + giant sponsor prize packs. Plenty of prizes for 2nd & 3rd places as well. $10 for members & $15 for nonmembers. Guest Judges include Connor Lodes, Pat Casey, Josh Harrington & Ronnie Napolitan. See flyer below for contest times and details.