Andrew Allen Case of the Mondays Interview
Posted 01/07/2013 by Kelly
Are you having a case of the Mondays? Don't fret, Chris Nikeratko is here to save you with his Case of the Mondays rider interviews on Vans Skate. This week he catches up with Andrew Allen to get a set of six of his road memories from this year's Thrasher King of the Road. I'm sure you're feeling better already.
Vans California Collection Spring 2013: Suedes Pack
Posted 01/06/2013 by Kelly
The forthcoming season of the Vans California Collection presents a five-piece offering with the Suedes pack. Two heritage silhouettes sport soft tones and deluxe materials for this capsule comprised of the suede Mid Skool '77 CA in Bone Brown and Niagara colorways alongside the pig suede Era 59 CA in Cendre Blue, Duffle Bag and Rubber renderings.
Latest Vans Warped Tour Bands Announced
Posted 01/05/2013 by Kelly
Middle Finger Salute, While She Sleeps, Man Overboard, Allstar Weekend, RDGLDGRN, Attila, Mac Lethal, The Amity Affliction, MC Lars and The Chariot are the latest artists added to the 2013 Vans Warped Tour bill! Looking forward to seeing you in the pit.
Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Coming to Bondi Beach, Australia
Posted 01/04/2013 by Kelly
Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Bondi hits the shores of Bondi Beach, Australia from February 19th – 24th, 2013; with Sydney the second stop of the 2013 circuit. In its ninth year, Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Bondi boasts a four day line up of skateboarding infused cultural activities with competition taking place Saturday February 23th. Mark it on your calendar and prepare for the live webcast.
Vans Amateur Combi Pool Party Results
Posted 01/04/2013 by Chase
The 2013 Vans Amateur Combi Pool Party took place this weekend at the Vans Skatepark at The Outlets in Orange. Over 40 amateur skaters attended, battling it out for their piece of a $10,000 prize purse. Featuring two divisions, 14 and under and 15 and over, finalists were selected for their exceptional combi pool skills, pulling off massive airs and impressive runs comparable to their professional counterparts.
John Fitzgerald Kills it in Alien Workshop "Life Splicing" Video
Posted 01/03/2013 by Kelly
Vans Skate am John Fitzgerald made us all wonder if he was a real human after we saw his Alien Workshop "Life Splicing" part. Without further due, take a look. Just make sure you're sitting down because it's insane.
Winners Man I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. Vans Skatepark
Posted 01/03/2013 by Chase
What a contest! Amazing skating went down at the Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. this past Saturday 2/16 at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. Local ripper Brian Abraham took 1st place for the 14+ division and Sean Cahill came up in the 6 - 13 division with a win. Both guys took home a year's supply of Vans shoes! Follow the jump for pictures of the winners and thanks to all that came out!
Register Now! Vans Custom Culture 2013
Posted 01/02/2013 by Kelly
Registration for Vans Custom Culture 2013 is now open. High School teachers may enter their schools for participation in this year's program. Participating schools receive four pairs of blank Vans shoes to customize for a chance to win a $50,000 prize for their art program. Hurry, registration closes on February 11th or until we reach 1,500 schools.
Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. @ Vans Skatepark 2/16
Posted 01/02/2013 by Chase
Join us on February 16th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA for our annual Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. Two age divisons 6 - 13 & 14+ and winner of each division gets a year's supply of Vans (12 pair). There is no additional entry fee to enter the contest, you just have to pay to skate the session. Registration starts at 10am and the contest starts at 1pm. Show up early because spots are limited...see you there!
January & February Skate Clinics @ Vans Skatepark
Posted 01/01/2013 by Chase
After you get that new board over the holidays, bring it down to the skate park to brush up on your skills. The park will be holding skate clinics on 1/26 & 2/23 for 2013. Instruction is given to street skateboarders ages 6 - 16 and cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Clinics run from 8am - 12pm and you can register at the park. Spots are limited so sign up today...skate clinics make great holiday gifts!
Happy New Year from Vans
Posted 01/01/2013 by Kelly
Welcome to 2013! We hope you had a fun, safe celebration and brought the new year in with style. What's your New Year's resolution? Whatever it is, we hope it involves a lot of shredding, creativity and happiness. Cheers to another decade of getting rad!
Elija Berle on Thrasher Cover
Posted 12/31/2012 by Kelly
Vans Skate Team rider Elijah Berle scored the January cover of Thrasher Magazine! The skate dudes have been busy this year. For more Vans Skate, check out the year in review full of photos and videos.