PHXAM Webcast presented by Cowtown and Vans this Sunday, 4/7
Posted 04/02/2013 by Kelly
Cowtown’s 12th annual PHXAM presented by Vans skate contest is back with another exciting weekend of amateur skating starting this Saturday, April 6th and 7th at the Desert West Skateboard Plaza in Phoenix. Top amateur skateboarders from across the globe including Vans' own Daniel Lutheran, Kyle Walker, Patrick Ryan, John Fitzgerald and more will compete for more than $8,500 in cash and prizes. The PHXAM Semi-finals and Finals will be webcasted live at 11AM PST on Sunday, April 7th online and on your mobile via the Vans Live app.
New BMX Dirt Video "Cory's Corner"
Posted 04/01/2013 by Kelly
Watch BMX Dirt video featuring Vans Pro Cory "Nasty" Nastazio in Arizona. "Cory's Corner," a series with Haro Bikes, Cory seeks out trail spots around the globe and gets a session in with the locals. Cory's reminding kids to get out there and dig and enjoy the roots of BMX.
Vans Tie Dye Classics Available Now
Posted 03/31/2013 by Kelly
The DIY skate style of the ‘90s resurfaces with the Tie Dye Classics from Vans. Due out this spring, the Tie Dye Classics present blue and rust editions of the Classic Slip-On and Half Cab. The Classic Slip-On is engulfed in tie dye from toe vamp to heel counter while the Half Cab produces more subdued colorways with treatment applied to the ankle, quarter and toe panels of each mid-top. The Tie Dye Classics are available now at key Vans retailers.
Gilbert Crockett Interview in Transworld
Posted 03/30/2013 by Kelly
If you're not a subscriber of Transworld Skateboarding, then you're slacking. The latest issue has a huge, six-page interview with our man Gilbert Crockett. Read up!
Anthrax on North America Tour Now
Posted 03/29/2013 by Kelly
Anthrax rocked L.A. the other night and will be coming to a town near you soon. Here's a look at what went down in Hollywood. Make sure you go check out the show and tell them we said what's up!
Vans OTW Alomar for Spring '13
Posted 03/28/2013 by Kelly
The Alomar is an OG of the Vans OTW Collection and has been a favorite since day one. Each year our chukka-styled high-top rolls out in a mix of materials and hues for seasonal colorways and special collaborations. Spring 2013 brings forth five new colorways of the Alomar, all of which are available now at Vans retail locations and key OTW retailers.
Art Show at AR4T in Laguna Beach, CA April 4th-27th
Posted 03/27/2013 by Kelly
The AR4T Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA is proud to present, "Microscopic Hinges" with new works from Niel Blender, Russ Pope and three other great artists. Opening reception is from 7pm-10pm next Thursday, April 4th. The exhibition lasts until April 27th, so if you can't make it opening night, make sure to find time to check it out.
Vans Warped Tour Kick-Off Party this Thursday Night
Posted 03/26/2013 by Kelly
If you're in the Los Angeles area, head to Club Nokia this Thursday, March 28th for the Vans Warped Tour Kick-Off Party. Featuring Brian Marquis, Big Chocolate, MC Lars, New Beat Fund and Chiodos (with other surprise guests and Warped Artists). There are only a limited number of tickets, so get yours now!
Summer Skate Camp Registration Now Open @ Vans Skatepark
Posted 03/26/2013 by Chase
Don't miss out on registering for Vans Skatecamp this summer at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. There will be six weekly sessions offered starting July 8th and spots are limited. 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. Read the rest for more information and we'll see you this summer!
Elijah Berle Pack Video
Posted 03/25/2013 by Kelly
This season we are introducing a special assortment of Vans PRO CLASSICS presented to you by our Vans riders themselves. The Elijah Berle pack comes complete with an Old Skool ’92 Pro and a Sk8-hi Pro, both designed with camouflage accents and hunter-inspired color schemes. Check out a fire-filled commercial to go along with this kick ass pack.
Vans X Premium BMX Am Contest Winners
Posted 03/25/2013 by Chase
Some amazing riding went down at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA on Saturday, April 6th for the Vans X Premium Am BMX Contest. The mezzanine was full of spectators and the riders were giving it there all. Read the rest for complete results and check the winner photos!
Skate and Open Mic Night Wednesday's at House of Vans
Posted 03/24/2013 by Kelly
The House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY is open each Wednesday from 7pm-11pm. Along with the open park for skating, we're turing the VIP lounge into an open mic night, so gather up your gear and your friends and come on over. Pizza and vitaminwater will be served.