Joel Tudor rides what he wants and does what he wants. It's the key factor in being Joel. It makes him a figure sure to go down in surf history as the conductor of his own train, so get on board! See what makes this 30 year-old longboard style master tick and get to know the real Joel Tudor in this episode of "Firsthand" airing Sunday, April 20th at 5pm PT and 8pm PT and re-airing several more times over the next month. Learn more about Joel than just his surfing life. Watch as he travels to New York City to visit â€œHigh Timesâ€ magazine, and then heads to the jiu-jitsu championships.
You'll remember one of our favorite artists, Derek Albeck, from our Sky Gallery project last year. He's back at Berdhouse Gallery in Echo Park beginning May 9.
Come out to the Vans store @ the Westfield Southcenter Mall to meet Ryan Villopoto, Austin Stroupe and Nick Wey Thursday, April 24 @ 6:30pm. There will be tons of giveaways and prizes including limited edition Ryan Villopoto tees for the first 50 attendees. Vans Southcenter - 1058 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188, (206) 244-3758.
The Ultimate Boarder is a competition that showcases the top talents in surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding. Watch for Vans athletes, Kurt Wastel who placed 8th in the snowboarding portion, and Nathan Fletcher competiting in the finals for surfing to make a run at the title. Check back for final results on this modern action sports triathlon after the final competition in skateboarding goes down on Saturday.
Listen to the one and only Steve Van Doren on the radio discussing the Vans "Catch The Bus Tour," the history of Vans, this year's Warped Tour, and more...
Vans team rider Ryan Villopoto once again proves to be the cream of the crop with another dominant victory on Saturday night, this time in Detroit, Michigan! Setting the fastest laps of the day and cruising through his heat race with a relatively easy win, Villopoto wasted no time as the gate dropped for the main event.
The Kickoff party went off Friday night at the Key Club in Hollywood. Check out photos of the performers; Broadway Calls, 3OH!3, Beat Union, Katy Perry and The Aggrolites. We'll have the rest posted on the Vans Warped Tour site in a few days, once the photographer has fully recovered from the festivities!
Angel Ramirez, Omar Hassan, Andrew Allen, Chris Pfanner and Tony Trujillo traveled to Israel along with Thrasher Magazine. The team headed staight over to the new skate park Hubbard and Vogt built in Aviv, Israel to skate and bbq with the locals. Their next stop was in Eilat to skate and hangout at the Red Sea. Check out all the pictures and footage!
Today's "Best-of The Daily Habit" show features guest host Chris Pastras sitting down with Aussie BMX ripper and Vans team rider, Ryan Guettler. Ryan speaks up about his Vans Signature shoe the Whip 2, the BMX camp in Orlando, and upcoming trip to Italy for a demo. Tune in to FUEL TV today!
After almost 10 great years at The Block at Orange, the Vans Skatepark is getting a much-needed facelift to nearly every inch of skateable park terrain.