Vans Presenting Huge Lineup at House of Vans at the Mohawk
Posted 03/04/2013 by Kelly
Legends Ghostface Killah, The Specials and Iggy and the Stooges and rising stars Japandroids join Middle Class Rut and Sky Ferreira in a raucous riot of hip hop, ska, punk rock, indie and synth-pop that is the must-see SXSW Music Festival lineup and coming live from House of Vans at the Mohawk on March 13th.
Vans Freak Waive by Gato Heroi - Robin Kegel
Posted 03/03/2013 by Kelly
From Robin Kegal’s creative mind come the designs of Gato Heroi and Freak Waive. Known the world over for his “on-location” approach and one-of-a-kind, eclectic craftsmanship of longboards, flight bags, and all things surf, Vans takes a backseat and lets Robin drive on this one. The creations of Gato Heroi are brought to life in a unique collection of footwear and apparel created by the man himself; however, be aware ... anything created by Robin Kegel has the ability to take you on an unexpected adventure!
Mike O'Meally: Skate Photos 1993-2013
Posted 03/02/2013 by Kelly
For the last 20 years O’Meally has travelled the globe documenting some of the world’s most prolific skateboarders. His exhibition ‘Mike O’Meally: Skate Photos 1993 -2013’ is a selection of images taken from his extensive archive of skate photography.
Vans x Metallica
Posted 03/01/2013 by Kelly
With Vans’ deep roots in music and heritage as the original skate shoe maker, it only makes sense to work with a band as influential to action sports and youth culture as Metallica. For spring 2013, Metallica, one of the greatest heavy metal bands of all time, collaborates with Vans on a footwear capsule consisting of a Sk8-Hi and Slip-On, each inspired with artwork from their debut studio album, Kill ‘Em All. Get yourself a pair!
Vans Earns Recognition at Transworld SKATEboarding Awards
Posted 02/28/2013 by Kelly
A proud moment in skateboarding came to fruition last night as Vans co-founder Steve Van Doren accepted the Eric Stricker Memorial Award at the 15th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards held in Hollywood, CA. TransWorld SKATEboarding honors Van Doren for his passionate contributions to skateboarding and his life long devotion to support the skateboarding community as a whole. Vans is equally proud to congratulate Vans team rider Gilbert Crockett for his exciting win as Best Rookie.
The CCS Lurkathon presented by Vans this Saturday, March 2nd
Posted 02/28/2013 by Kelly
The CCS Lurkathon presented by Vans is back! For one day only, Saturday March 2nd, ten of the best skateparks from around the country will be holding all day shred sessions that will include product tosses, raffles and best trick contests. Skateparks in California, Washington, New Jersey, Illinois, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota and Maine will all be participating. See you on Saturday!
Watch Video Highlights from Vans Bondi BOWL-A-RAMA
Posted 02/27/2013 by Kelly
If you missed any part of the Vans Bondi BOWL-A-RAMA in Bondi Beach, Australia this past Sunday or want to re-live all the action, the highlight video is now available for your viewing pleasure! Until next year my friends...
Vans Skate Team European Trip Photo Recap
Posted 02/26/2013 by Kelly
A few weeks ago, I filled you in on the Vans Skate crew including Anthony Van Engelen, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Gilbert Crockett and Jason Dill and their recent trip to Europe to work on some footage for the film. Thrasher's Burnout has broken their trip into 9 different parts to take you through their trip. Enjoy!
Florence and Reynolds Bring Eclectic Surf Community to Brooklyn
Posted 02/25/2013 by Kelly
More than 600 friends and surf fans gathered together in New York this past weekend to welcome Vans surfers John Florence and Dane Reynolds and celebrated two nights of original art and film including Dane Reynolds’ new Vans signature footwear collaboration, and John Florence’s first independently produced surf film titled, Done.
Pedro Wins Pros at Vans Bondi Bowl-A-Rama Sydney
Posted 02/24/2013 by Kelly
After the rain delayed competition at Bondi Beach, Sydney Australia, for the Vans Bondi BOWL-A-RAMA, contest went underway the following day and didn't disappoint. Vans' own Pedro Barros took the win in Pros with Nicky Guerrero taking first in Masters and Vans legend Steve Caballero landing second place. Congrats to all the riders and thanks to another great year of BOWL-A-RAMA!
Vans Women's Spring '13 Lookbook
Posted 02/23/2013 by Kelly
Vans is excited to present the new lookbook for Women’s Spring 13 collection. Shot in various locations in Los Angeles by artist and photographer, Clara Balzary, the lookbook features a fresh crop of spring styles including colorful skinny denim, printed dresses and the most perfect slouchy tees. Time to update your wardrobe to spring colors!
Bondi Bowlarama Postponed
Posted 02/22/2013 by Matt
Due to heavy rain and wind, the Bondi Bowlarama has been postponed. Updated local dates/and times:
USA - Saturday 2/23 - 4PM PST. BRAZIL - Saturday 2/23 - 9PM BRT. EUROPE - Sunday 2/24 - 1AM CET. AUSTRALIA - Sunday 2/24 - 11AM AEDT.
Check out the Bowlarama site for more info.