Registration Filling Up Quick for Vans Custom Culture
Posted 01/18/2013 by Kelly
Registration for the 2013 Vans Custom Culture competition is underway and space is filling up fast! We'll be sending the first 1,500 US based high schools that register four pairs of blank canvas Vans to customize. To sweeten the deal, one lucky school will win a $50,000 donation to their art program. Students, have your art teacher enter your school before it's too late!
Vans Team Riders Score Transworld SURF Awards
Posted 01/17/2013 by Kelly
Transworld SURF announced winners of their 2012 annual awards. Everyone knows to even receive a nomination, you've got to be legit. This year, two Vans team riders scored a win, Dane Gudauskas for Photo of the Year and John Florence for Video of the Year, "Done" and, drum roll please…Surfer of the Year! Vans is so happy for both of you!
New for Spring '13 [Rowley] Pro, Available Now
Posted 01/16/2013 by Karl
The original Vans Rowley, the all-time favorite which spawned the re-birth of vulcanized skate shoes, is back with updated construction in the [ROWLEY] PRO. Built to meet the requirements of Geoff Rowley’s raw skateboarding style, the [ROWLEY] PRO brings a new emphasis on comfort and durability. The improved design features Vans' PRO VULC construction: modern cushioning technology demanded by today's high impact skateboarding built on Vans’ trademark original waffle outsole's ultimate grip and boardfeel.
Live from Berlin Fashion Week: House of Vans Concert
Posted 01/15/2013 by Kelly
Join us for the House of Vans during Berlin Fashion Week from January 15th - 18th, to host 3 memorable nights of music, photography, skate culture and street fashion at Stadtbad Oderberger Straße, the “People’s Bathhouse of Berlin.” Vans is hosting a live webcast of the evenings’ entertainment on Wednesday, 16th January from 22:00 CET via the Vans Live 2.0 app!
Watch OffTheWall.tv's Classic Tales featuring Geoff Rowley
Posted 01/14/2013 by Kelly
In the latest and greatest of OffTheWall.tv's Classic Tales, Geoff Rowley remembers the 1994 Munster Germany contest. It's going great until he's in the bathroom taking a dump when it's time to take his run. He places and then parties the night away with Bam, Kid Rock and Lemmy. Weird. Also, enjoy Geoff Rowley week on Vans Skate where we start Day 1 with a blast from the past.
Vote for Pat Moore's X Games Real Snow Video Part
Posted 01/14/2013 by Kelly
Buddy of Vans, snowboarder Pat Moore submitted his 60-second video part for a shot at X Games gold. The medal will be awarded by a panel of judges, but the winner of the Fan Favorite will be decided by you. Vote now, because opening round ends today!
Vans OTW Collection Spring 2013: Running Red Pack
Posted 01/13/2013 by Kelly
The Vans OTW Collection’s Running Red pack debuts this spring introducing new colorways of the Ludlow and Piercy. Inspired by vintage athletic shoe styling, the vibrant Running Red aesthetic presents a combination of premium suede and lightweight nylon uppers stacked atop outsoles which utilize waffle tread traction as a tie back to Vans heritage.
Dylan Graves Lands Transworld Surf Cover
Posted 01/12/2013 by Kelly
Kicking off 2013 in the best way possible is Vans team rider Dylan Graves who landed the cover of the upcoming issue of Transworld Surf from his last trip to the Carribean! This is going to be another rad year. Congrats Dylan!
Hana Beaman Nominated for TRANSWORLD SNOW Awards
Posted 01/11/2013 by Kelly
Vans team rider Hana Beaman is up for two TRANSWORLD SNOW 2013 Rider's Poll Awards, Women's Rider of the Year and Women's Video Part of the Year (for P.S.). While the riders have already chosen their tops for the year, snowboard fans can still vote for the Reader's Choice through January 18th. We'll be rooting for you Hana!
Gnarly Footage of Pedro Barros
Posted 01/10/2013 by Kelly
Vans Skate Team rider Pedro Barros is insane. That's the easiest way to put it. He destroys everything in his path. The Brazilian just dropped part 2, six minutes of footage. In case you missed part 1 released last year, here's your chance to redeem yourself.
Interview with John Florence
Posted 01/09/2013 by Kelly
As much as you've seen Vans Surf Team rider John Florence in the spotlight over the last decade, it's easy to forget he's recently turned 20 years old and just completed his first full year on the World Championship Tour. With a huge past and a huge future, Surfline scored an exclusive interview with the one and only John Florence.
Day in the Life of Coco Zurita
Posted 01/08/2013 by Kelly
What do you do on a daily basis? Time to check out what Chilean Vans BMX Team rider Coco Zurita gets into as he hits up the local spots, gets stopped by security and his other normal daily routine.