Sk8-Hi Notchback – Christian Hosoi
Posted 06/08/2013 by Matt
All-time vert superstar Christian Hosoi revamps the Sk8-Hi Notchback Pro with brand new suede colorways including his iconic black and red duo. A Pro Classics staple, the Notchback Pro is upgraded with new performance technologies and will continue to be recognized as a long lasting, durable style that even the gnarliest riders could rely on. Make sure to grab a pair before your next session.
Classic Fit and Easy Fit New For Vans Surf Siders
Posted 06/07/2013 by Matt
Introducing a variety of custom fits, this season’s Surf Siders are characterized by our “Classic Fit” and “Easy Fit” options, designed to provide the best in modern comfort. Offered in our brand new Washboard and Happy Daze styles.
Vans Presents Vans Damage Inc. Stage and Vert Ramp at Orion
Posted 06/06/2013 by Matt
Vans Pro Skate has partnered with Metallica to present the Vans Damage Inc. Stage and Vans Vert Ramp at Metallica's Orion Music + More festival, June 8 - 9 on Belle Isle in Detroit, Mi. Vans has been invited back for a second year to partner with Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo to build out the Vans Damage Inc. Stage and a 13-foot tall x 30-foot wide Vans Vert Ramp.
Watch live bands performing alongside some of the world's best professional skateboarders as they tear up the Vert Ramp that connects off the music stage. Legends and pro skateboarders including Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Tony Trujillo, Alex Perelson, Sam Beckett, Omar Hassan, Peter Hewitt, Lizzie Armanto and Giorgio Zattoni will all be in attendance this weekend for demos and autograph sessions.
Continuing the special partnership between Metallica and Vans, the Trujillo Trio is back for their triumphant return to Orion. Tony Trujillo and wife Ashley team up once again with Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo for a special performance on the Vans Damage Inc.
For more information on Orion visit vans.com/orion or orionmusicandmore.com/vans-vert/ for a schedule of events.
Vote for Gilbert Crockett in ESPN's Real Street
Posted 06/05/2013 by Matt
The X Games had 16 skaters submit 1 minute of footage each for their Real Street video contest, and Vans Team Rider Gilbert Crockett is in the mix. Click here to watch Gilbert's part and vote for him to win his Round 1 match up!
Registration for Summer Skate Camp Open Now
Posted 06/04/2013 by Kelly
Six weekly Vans Skatecamp sessions will offered starting July 8th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. Skateboard instruction is offered for street skaters ages 6 - 16. Camp runs Monday - Friday from 8am - 12pm and includes a day pass to ride for the rest of the day. Cost is $170 for members and $195 for non-members. Spots are limited.
Two Weeks Until the Vans Warped Tour Kick Off
Posted 06/01/2013 by Kelly
We've been looking forward to the Vans Warped Tour since you found us in the pit last year and it's finally getting closer to kicking off June 15th. Pick up a ticket and get to a city near you for a close up seat on the over 90 bands announced. Don't forget to download the app available now to keep you up-to-date with all things VWT.
Daniel Lutheran Gets the cover of Transworld
Posted 05/30/2013 by Matt
Dan Lu landed another cover! You'll see him on the front of the July issue of TransWorld Skateboarding, along with a 20 Questions in the mag. Click here to see the cover.
Elijah Berle Skates Puerto Rico
Posted 05/28/2013 by Matt
Vans Skate Team Rider Elijah Berle went on a trip to Puerto Rico with the Girl and Chocolate guys, got surprised with his first pro board, ripped everything in site, and everyone came back with about 10 minutes of footage. Watch it here!
Dane Gudauskas Shreds on Surfing Magazine's Cover
Posted 05/27/2013 by Kelly
You must check out the recently released July issue of Surfing Magazine. Vans' own Dane Gudauskas gets a picture perfect shot for the cover. The caption reads, "Dane Gudauskas with a Caribbean slice through a lava-lamp blue sea." Yep, that pretty much describes it. Pick yourself up a copy if you know what's good for you.
"What's the Word" with Pat Moore
Posted 05/25/2013 by Kelly
We recently sat down with the newest Vans Snow family member Pat Moore to see what his first winter was like as a Vans rider. It's definitely fair to say the man was busy. Check out the interview now.
More Episodes of OffTheWall.tv's Classic Tales Coming Soon
Posted 05/25/2013 by Kelly
Word on the street is that OffTheWall.tv is working closely with artist Jay Howell to create another season of the beloved Classic Tales. This time around we'll hear and see stories from skate legend John Cardiel and skate journalist Chris Nieratko, amongst others. I'm cracking up already. Until then, watch your favorite episodes from Season 1.
Jeff Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding - Editor's Choice
Posted 05/24/2013 by Matt
OffTheWall.tv brings you the first episode of Jeff Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding Season 4. For every Love Letter we put together we come across so many cool photos and video clips. Here’s a bunch of our favorites that we may have shown you before… and some we haven’t. Click here to watch.