Customized Kicks from Vans Custom Culture Ambassadors
Posted 04/16/2013 by Kelly
Each year, we ask some of our favorite artists, designers, celebrities, athletes and tastemakers to design a pair of blank canvas Vans, no restrictions whatsoever, to inspire the high school students participating in the competition. This year, we had a sweet new crop of ambassadors, from John Baldessari to Emma Roberts and many more. Check out their designs and be sure to vote for your favorite high school customized kicks starting next week, April 22nd!
Metallica's Robert Trujillo Talks about Vans Ramp at Orion
Posted 04/15/2013 by Kelly
Our friend, Robert Trujillo from Metallica sat down to talk about the new Vans Damage Inc. Stage and Vert Ramp at the Orion Music Festival going down June 8th and 9th in Detroit. This year, you can watch pro riders tear up the 30-foot wide Vert Ramp while live bands and some special guests perform during each skate demo. It's going to be dope, listen up.
Dylan Graves Takes Surfer Cover
Posted 04/14/2013 by Kelly
Congrats to Vans' own Dylan Graves who graces the June issue cover of Surfer Magazine! When you get your issue in the mail, read up on "Mirage of the Caribbean" featuring Dylan Graves and teammates Pat and Tanner Gudauskas and their epic time in the Caribbean.
Vans Womens Music Festival Guide
Posted 04/13/2013 by Kelly
Temperatures are rising and that means music festival season is upon us! Check out our style picks from the Vans Womens Spring '13 collection including the most perfect cut off denim shorts, lightweight dresses and trusty Vans to help you complete any look. Rock on.
Vans Night with Active Ride Shop at The Berrics
Posted 04/12/2013 by Kelly
What's a Saturday night without Steve Van Doren driving around a huge Sk8-Hi? It's not one. The other Saturday night, Curren Caples, Johnny Layton, Geoff Rowley, Daniel Lutheran, 50 skate guys from Active Ride Shop and some other friends joined us at The Berrics for a night of skating. SVD was cooking burgers, handing out free gear and hanging out. Take a look at the video to witness the fun time.
Vans Pool Party Coming Saturday, May 11th
Posted 04/11/2013 by Kelly
Vans Pool Party presented by PRO-TEC hydrated by vitaminwater has been announced for Saturday, May 11th at the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. We know that's the type of news you want to hear. Make sure to write it down in permanent ink on your calendar. This is a private event, but the party will be webcast live for your viewing pleasure. Stay tuned for more information.
Vans DQM General x I Love New York
Posted 04/10/2013 by Kelly
The Vans DQM General is excited to introduce a special collection with one of the most iconic messages of all time, I Love New York. The Vans DQM General presents a new way to wear the global symbol of the city by presenting the Vans Authentic and Sk8-Hi Reissue emblazoned with I Love New York.
Cardiel and Alva Visiting Vans Stores in RI, NH and IL this weekend
Posted 04/09/2013 by Kelly
Come meet two of the coolest Vans skateboarding legends John Cardiel and Tony Alva this weekend. They are hitting three Vans Stores in three states over three days; Friday, April 12th in Providence, RI at 6pm, Saturday, April 13th in Salem, NH at 12:30pm and Sunday, April 14th in Vernon Hills, IL at 1pm.
Vans Warped Tour UK November 16th and 17th
Posted 04/08/2013 by Kelly
If you're planning a European vacation, make sure to hit London on November 16th and 17th for Vans Warped Tour UK! 2 days, 4 stages, over 50 bands. Rise Against, Billy Talent, Capture The Crown, Crossfaith, Itch, Real Friends, and Yellowcard are the first bands announced to perform at London’s Alexandra Palace. Tickets on sale now. Check it.
Adriano Lachovski Wins PHXAM
Posted 04/07/2013 by Kelly
Cowtown's PHXAM presented by Vans saw over 200 skaters this weekend from all across the country as well Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Peru. It was Brazil's Adriano Lachovski who took the win. Canada's Matt Berger won Best Trick with a frontside hurricane kickflip out and took home some cold hard cash along with Adriano. Make sure to catch all the highlights and the rest of the recap on Vans Skate. Congrats to everyone and thanks for another great event!
Live Webcast Today of Cowtown's PHXAM presented by Vans
Posted 04/07/2013 by Kelly
The guys killed it yesterday at Cowtown's PHXAM presented by Vans. Are you ready for the finals today? Get ready. Contest starts at 11am PST. Come out to the park or watch via live webcast online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.
John Florence #1 in Surfer Magazine's Hot 100
Posted 04/06/2013 by Kelly
Congrats to Vans Surf's John Florence for taking the top spot on Surfer Magazine's Hot 100. Also featuring Kyuss King, Andrew Doheny, Leila Hurst, and Nathan and Ivan Florence. Get a free download of the film to check out the top 100 in action.