March and April Skate Clinics at Vans Skatepark
Posted 03/17/2013 by Kelly
Brush up on your skate skills before summer rolls around. Skate clinics will be offered in March and April (3/23 & 4/27) at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. Instruction is given for beginner to advanced street skateboarders ages 6 - 16. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. These have been filling up fast so make sure you go to the park today to get your spot.
More Live Music from House of Vans at Mohawk in Austin Saturday
Posted 03/16/2013 by Kelly
Phew, it's not over yet! Tune in as we stream music all day live from the House of Vans at the Mohawk at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The day starts at 12pm CT. It's like your at the Mohawk without fighting for a place to see. Nice.
Vans x Premium BMX Am Contest
Posted 03/15/2013 by Kelly
Mark your calendars! The Vans BMX Am Contest brought to you by Premium will be Saturday, April 6th at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA. The contest will be open to BMX riders in 3 Divisions: 6 - 13, 14+ and Sponsored. A complete Premium bike and giant sponsor prize pack for 1st place in each division and prizes for 2nd and 3rd places as well. Guest Judges include Connor Lodes, Pat Casey, Josh Harrington & Ronnie Napolitan.
Music Heavy Weights Tear Down House of Vans at the Mohawk
Posted 03/14/2013 by Kelly
Vans kicked off four days of non-stop music with the curtain drawing on the House of Vans at the Mohawk in Austin on Wednesday with the Vans SXSW Showcase presented by Fat Possum Records. Iggy and the Stooges, Ghostface Killah, The Specials, Japandroids, Middle Class Rut and Sky Ferreira made for a blistering mix of hip hop, ska, punk rock, indie and synth-pop.
Live Music Webcast from House of Vans at the Mohawk at SXSW
Posted 03/13/2013 by Kelly
It has arrived! Day 1 of 4 of the live webcast from the House of Vans at the Mohawk right here at SXSW in Austin, Texas. We've set up day and night showcases which means 14 hours of solid music brought to you live. Today, Trash Talk, Skeletonwitch, Pallbearer, Japandroids, Ghostface Killah and more. Check the full schedule and get ready to watch some amazing bands!
Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational Debuts in Australia on Friday
Posted 03/12/2013 by Kelly
This Friday March 15th, sixteen of the world’s best longboard surfers will express their uniquely progressive surf style in a series of heats, before competition ramps up for finals on Saturday, March 16th. With a $10,000 USD prize purse up for grabs Noosa will watch on as defending title owner and Noosa local Harrison Roach, past winners Alex Knost and Tyler
Curren Caples Wins Volcom Damn Am!
Posted 03/11/2013 by Kelly
Congratulations to Vans Skate Team Rider Curren Caples for winning Volcom Damn Am at the brand new Volcom Park in Costa Mesa, CA today! Click here to watch Curren's winning run.
Vans BMX Welcomes Dan Sandoval to the Team
Posted 03/10/2013 by Kelly
Dan Sandoval is quickly becoming a name you associate with the top BMX park riders in the world. It's easy to forget that Dan's brakeless with all his wild combos and ramp tricks, he has his program dialed. Dan is now officially a part of the Vans BMX pro team and will be globetrotting the world this year letting loose his madness at X Games and Dew Tour. We were able to meet up with Dan for a little taste of park and dirt insanity in Southern California.
More Bands Joining Vans Warped Tour
Posted 03/09/2013 by Kelly
Relient K, Story of the Year, Issues, Billy Talent and six more bands have all been added to this year's list of great artists to hit the Vans Warped Tour stages this summer! Make sure you pre-order tickets now, the summer is fast approaching. Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands is your chance to play live on the tour, so make sure you submit your music now. We'll see you in the pit this summer.
New Andreas Wiig Web Video Series
Posted 03/08/2013 by Kelly
Vans Snow Team rider Andreas Wiig is a world-renowned snowboarder with multiple podium wins, video parts, featured product lines, and a new business venture. His newest web video series, "Under The Wiig," will document Andreas’s travels, passions, lifestyle and his everyday life. Make sure to check out each episode as they drop.
Dennis McNett's Wolfbat's Ark Event at House of Vans March 9th
Posted 03/07/2013 by Kelly
Come out to the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY this Saturday, March 9th for a one-of-a-kind Dennis McNett event. The event entails an interactive performance orchestrated by Dennis McNett and Wolfbat Studios of The Wolfbat Tribe slaying the demons and storm surge sent by the gods through hurricane Sandy. Band performances, DJ and you never know what else can happen from 8pm-12am.
Vault by Vans x Taka Hayashi Collection Launch at Blends Friday
Posted 03/06/2013 by Kelly
We are pleased to invite you to the grand opening of a “Shop in Shop” presented by Vans and Blends. The two have teamed up to open a one of kind in store experience in Blends San Diego, CA solely dedicated to the different lifestyles of Vans from Classics, California Collection, OTW and Vault. This special project will run through March 8th until the end of August. So, please join us Friday March 8th at Blends San Diego from 6pm-9pm. There will be an art showcase by Taka Hayashi, hosted beverages, music and much more.