Final Players Determined for Tomorrow's Vans Pool Party
Posted 05/10/2013 by Kelly
The final players for the 9th Annual Vans Pool Party presented by PRO-TEC and hydrated by vitaminwater were determined Wednesday at the Vans Skatepark in Orange with 13 open qualifiers and five Masters qualifiers set to join the pre-seeded skaters in the main event airing live tomorrow, May 11th at 2:30PM in HD!
Last Few Days to Vote for Vans Custom Culture Finalists
Posted 05/09/2013 by Kelly
The window to vote for this year's Vans Custom Culture semi finalists is closing soon! Head over to see the top 50 submissions and vote for your favorite pairs of customized Vans. Your votes will decide our five finalists that we'll fly out to New York for an exclusive event at the Whitney Museum of Art, where we'll crown a winner and award a $50,000 donation to that school's art program. Voting ends on May 13th at 11:59:59 PM EST.
Vans Pool Party is Back this Saturday, May 11th
Posted 05/08/2013 by Kelly
This Saturday, May 11th, the world’s best skateboarders and pool masters will duke it out at the infamous Vans Combi Pool in Orange for the 9th Annual Vans Pool Party presented by PRO-TEC and hydrated by vitaminwater. This year’s contest brings Vans’ own Pedro Barros back to the bowl, defending the Pro title for a potential three-streak win, along with the legendary Steve Caballero, who will protect the Master’s* crown for the second time in his career.
Elijah Berle Turns Pro
Posted 05/07/2013 by Kelly
Chocolate Skateboards just announced that Vans Skate Team rider Elijah Berle has turned pro! Congrats Elijah!
Vans Welcomes Kyle Walker to the Team
Posted 05/06/2013 by Kelly
As the Vans ads in the latest skate mags might tell you, Kyle Walker is officially on the Vans Skate Team. He's been filming for the Vans video and traveling the world with the team for the last year, so help us in welcoming Oklahoma's finest, Kyle Walker to the team. Get to know a few things about Kyle in his Q&A and you'll definitely be seeing him around.
Tony Alva Hits Transworld Most Influential List
Posted 05/05/2013 by Kelly
Vans Skate Legend Tony Alva is an influential skater, to say the least. That's why he broke the top 10 of Transworld Skatboarding's list of The 30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time. Watch Part 2 of his interview and catch up on Part 1 if you missed it out now.
Dane Reynolds Pack
Posted 05/04/2013 by Kelly
Arguably the world’s most sought-after surfer, Dane Reynolds is a humble enigma. While most likely surfing more than any human on the planet, he still finds time for music, art, editing and creating a little project by the name of Summerteeth. This project brings other talented artists together to create everything from beach chairs to t-shirts. Vans worked with Dane to combine his own art from Summerteeth, an aloha print, and the material from an old comfortable coat to translate into this collection.
Vans Pool Party Returns to the Combi Bowl Saturday, May 11th
Posted 05/03/2013 by Kelly
The 9th Annual Vans Pool Party presented by PRO-TEC and hydrated by vitaminwater returns to the Vans Skatepark in Orange on Saturday, May 11th for another action-packed Combi competition. Bringing the world’s best skateboarders and Combi masters into one pool, this year’s contest offers a talented Open Division led by defending champ, Vans’ own Pedro
Have you Voted for the Vans Custom Culture Finalists?
Posted 05/03/2013 by Kelly
The Top 5 finalists for the Vans Custom Culture competition are up to you! Make sure you vote for your favorite from the 50 Semi Finalists now. Voting ends May 13th, so what are you waiting for?
Turbonegro and Vans Announce Release of 7" Vinyl Recording
Posted 05/01/2013 by Kelly
House of Vans has teamed up with the world's biggest underground rock-n-roll band, Turbonegro, to debut a 7” live recording titled, Turbonegro Live from the House of Vans, in conjunction with the band’s US May tour. The limited edition vinyl will feature two tracks – “Mister Sister” and “You Give Me Worms” – from Turbonegro’s August 2012 performance at the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY and is the first-ever live recording released by Vans.
Vans Surf Nexpa Pro Sandal
Posted 04/30/2013 by Kelly
The Nexpa Sandal features an ultra-soft, waste-free Ultracush ECO footbed with anatomical arch support, ergonomical straps and soft neoprene linings. Equipped for comfort on and off the beach, the earth-friendly Nexpa sandal is offered in a variety of colors including a special style inspired by our own Surf team rider, John Florence.
Tilly's NSSL Finals at Vans Skatepark Recap
Posted 04/29/2013 by Kelly
Skateboarding's future shredded on Wednesday, April 24th at the National Scholastic Skateboarding League Finals at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. The Tilly's sponsored event hosted some of Orange County's elite middle school and high school skaters. Fun was had by all and the winners went home with medals from the league and prizes courtesy of Tilly's. Check out the photos and winners and stay tuned for next year's event.