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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Registration is now open for the Vans BMX Pro Camp Presented By Haro. The exclusive camp will run on Friday, April 5th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. Pro instruction will be lead by Vans BMX Team riders Cory Nastazio, Pat Casey, Colin Mackay and Ronnie Napolitan. All campers will receive a pair of Vans and a limited edition Haro X Vans collab t-shirt, and 2 lucky campers will go home with a complete Haro Bike!
The Vans RV is on the road and visiting some of our favorite shops along the way, hitting Jacksonville today and working it's way through Atlanta, Wilmington, Virginia Beach and Delaware through Tuesday. Meet up with Vans Skate Legends, get free gear and bbq at each stop. See when we are coming to a city near you and catch the bus!
The other day, team rider Johnny Layton and a few friends had a private skate session at the Vans mini-ramp. Take a look at what went down with teammates Daniel Lutheran and Taylor Swift and a few of his friends.
Vans is proud to announce Mike Hucker Clark is now riding for the Vans BMX team. Hailing from Huntington Beach, CA Hucker's surf and skate influenced BMX dirt jumping skills are one of a kind. In this "Welcome To The Team" video, Hucker takes a unique tour around the city that raised him from the river trail to the beach path and finally to the trails.
Cowtown Skateboards is proud to announce the 2013 PHXAM Skateboard Contest presented by Vans. Top amateur skateboarders from across the globe will compete for more than $8,000 in cash and prizes at Cowtown's PHXAM on Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th. The top 40 riders from the qualifying jams on Saturday will skate in the semifinals on Sunday which will be webcast live.