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.
Supercross Season Starts January 5th in Anaheim, CA
Posted 12/30/2012 by Kelly
Get ready to meet the Vans Moto crew at the first round of the 2013 Monster Energy AMA/FIM Supercoss race to be held January 5th 2013 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA! Vans Monster Energy Pro Circuit Team includes Blake Baggett #4 Dean Wilson #15 Tyla Rattray #28 Martin Davalos #40 Darynn Durham #44 Justin Hill #317. Good luck in the upcoming season guys!
2013 Vans Warped Tour Tickets On Sale Now
Posted 12/29/2012 by Kelly
The Vans Warped Tour will be here before we know it! Tickets are on sale now for all locations, but prices will be going up, so the earlier you buy, the more you'll save. The ticket also includes a compilation CD featuring artists from the tour. Bands joining the tour have been announced and stay updated for more announcements every week.
Catch Up with the Vans Snow Team
Posted 12/28/2012 by Kelly
Tis the season for snowboarding! check in with the adventures of the Vans Snow Team including Zac Marben, Cheryl Mass, Arthur Longo and the rest of the crew. Also, take a look at the new Vans Snow Collection with new technologies and four new boots to get you on the mountain in style.
The Art of Russ Pope
Posted 12/27/2012 by Kelly
Artist Russ Pope announced he will be joining Ray Barbee, Rich Jacobs and about 10 other artists for show in San Jose, CA February 8th. He also will be participating in a 5 man show April 2013 in Laguna Beach, CA. Check the new issue of Concrete, a Canadian magazine (print and online), where Russ has an Art Blender with a short interview and highlights of some of the collaborations he’s done through the year.
Skateboarder's Best of 2012
Posted 12/26/2012 by Kelly
Winding down the end of the year, Skateboarder Magazine announced their Best Blogs of 2012. Our own Tony Trujillo, Van Wastell (R.I.P.), Keegan Sauder and Jason Dill made the cut. Check out all the year's best.
New Episodes For Your Viewing Pleasure on OffTheWall.tv
Posted 12/25/2012 by Kelly
Bring on the holiday cheer as Chris Nieratko and family return for another edition of the Adventures with Chris - Holiday Special on OffTheWall.tv. While you're at it, take a minute to smell the roses with tons of other videos for your viewing pleasure. And, just because we like you, a new season of Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding and Classic Tales are coming in the New Year!
Vans Cold Weather Classics for Holiday 2012
Posted 12/24/2012 by Kelly
When the temperature drops, it’s important to have footwear that protects you against the elements. That’s why Vans offers Classics options updated with materials that will brave cold weather. A six-pack offering including the 106 Vulcanized, Era and Mid Skool ‘77 are available in water resistant pig suede promoting both style and function. Additionally, the Mid Skool ’77 and Era are lined with a soft fleece for an extra layer of warmth. Another style designed to keep feet dry this holiday season is the Outdoor Switchback.
Spring Sneak Peek!
Posted 12/23/2012 by Kelly
The launch of the spring Vans Classics collection is just around the corner and we have a peek at what to expect from the new season. Check out the latest take on glitter in two new colorways, three options in a retro-inspired acid washed denim and a fresh multi stripe print all available now! Stay tuned to see news on the launch of the full collection as well as a special collaboration out in February 2013!