From January 7th - 14th Surf Expo badge holders can ride for free at Vans Skatepark Orlando!
Andreas Wiig, Hana Beaman, Wolle Nyvelt and Cheryl Maas were some of the names on the list when the TWS Poll Nominees were announced this week.
Also, be sure to nominate your favorite male (Andreas) and female (Hana) snowboarders of the year.
Vans Downtown Showdown debuts on FUEL at 8 pm EST on Christmas Eve. Repeats air at 11 pm that night, twice the following Saturday, 12/29 (at noon and 3 pm) and throughout January. Hit the link below to watch another preview from the show
Everyone at Vans is very excited to announce a recently signed multi-year agreement with rising young motocross rider Ryan Villopoto. In 2007, the 19-year-old Villopoto won both the AMA Supercross and Motocross Lites Championships. In 2008, Villopoto will ride his final season in the Lites class and he will also get to see his first endorsed shoe, the Vans Tolan, hit stores in June.
Congratulations to Bede Durbidge winning not only the Bilabong Pipeline Masters by scoring the highest single wave score of the event, 9.50 out of 10.00, but the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Title for the best overall performance! These titles earned him $75,000 in cash and prizes, which is the biggest payday in Pro Surfing History. What a great way to wrap up the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing competition this year, way to go Bede!
With her hectic year coming to a close Karina Petroni is looking forward to the holidays where she plans on spending time with the family, relaxing and gearing up for her year on the WCT.
Stephen was critically injured after crashing in the BMX dirt finals at the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in June. Available now at Danscomp.com, STAY STRONG, STEPHEN MURRAY merchandise includes a t-shirt, backpack or wristband and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Stephen Murray Family Fund. Get updated on Stephen's recovery and leave a message of support!
Put a big Vans logo on December 24 on your calendar. Santa's going to bring something special this year as the Vans Downtown Showdown debuts on FUEL at 8 pm EST on Christmas Eve. Repeats air at 11 pm that night, twice the following Saturday, 12/29 (at noon and 3 pm) and throughout January. Check your listings for more.
Check out the Weekly Update with Boost Mobile this week on Fuel TV as it kicks off with coverage from the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing. Also the Vans Triple Crown's 25th Anniversary party and Celebrity Golf Tournament are featured.
Monday: Melnik Down Vest Sleek and stylish the Melnik vest is as versatile as it is fashionable. Perfect for both a day shredding the hill, or hitting the streets downtown for some shopping, this cozy and comfy vest offers the best of fashion and function. The fur lined hood and tapered seams give the Melnik vest a grown up style, while the checkered buttons and the quilting add some funk and flair.