Vans x Marvel on OffTheWall.TV
Posted 02/21/2013 by Kelly
Vans and Marvel Entertainment, LLC are excited to announce a footwear collection featuring the most iconic Super Heroes of all time. The collection will launch with Iron Man, Spider-Man and the most powerful Super Hero team in the world, The Avengers. In celebration of this special collaboration, Marvel's iconic Super Heroes learn to skateboard with a little help from legend, Steve Caballero. Check out the adventure on OffTheWall.tv.
Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Bondi Returns w/ a $100,000AUD Prize Purse
Posted 02/20/2013 by Kelly
Sydney’s stunning Bondi Beach welcomes the return of Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Bondi from February 19th - 23th for its ninth consecutive year of awesome skateboarding and events. Bondi promises to continue the festivities with an even hotter lineup of international skateboarding legends at the biggest professional bowl skating contest this side of the equator. Catch all the action via live webcast online or the Vans Live App 2.0!
Vans Surf Comes to New York with Two Events this Weekend
Posted 02/19/2013 by Kelly
Start the weekend out right by celebrating a new collaboration between Vans and Dane Reynolds at Pilgrim Surf and Supply in New York City this Friday, February 22nd from 6-9pm. Then continue the party as John John Florence and Vans present "Done" film premiere at the House of Vans in Brooklyn. Doors open at 8pm on Saturday, February 23rd.
Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational Presented by Vans March 15-16
Posted 02/18/2013 by Kelly
The Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational presented by Vans lands in the spirited surf locale of Noosa Heads, Australia on March 15th and 16th as part of the historic Noosa Crick’s Jeep Festival of Surfing. The world’s best longboard surfers will express their uniquely progressive longboard style for a piece of a $10,000 USD prize purse in the traveling contest series. Five-time world longboard champion and contest director Joel Tudor will host a strict, traditional loggin’ event with single-fin, leashless boards.
Coming to OffTheWall.tv- Vans x Metallica: Lars Meets Pat Moore
Posted 02/17/2013 by Kelly
The OffTheWall.TV crew was on hand to capture the action as new Vans team rider, Pat Moore, takes a few turns with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. The two discuss music and the new sneaker that Lars created for Vans. Also, artist Jay Howell animates another awesome video for OffTheWall.TV featuring the grim reaper in a UFO. Make sure to catch these new episodes airing next week!
House of Vans Welcomes You to Open Mic and Skate Night
Posted 02/16/2013 by Kelly
Want something rad to do on Wednesday night? If you live in New York, you're in luck. The House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY is be 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. Time to brush up on your skills.
Vans X Haro BMX Pro Camp Registration Now Open for April 5th
Posted 02/15/2013 by Kelly
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!
Ryan Guettler Road Trip Video
Posted 02/14/2013 by Kelly
Vans BMX Team rider Ryan Guettler brought friends Eric Lichtenberger, Ryan Taylor, Zak Earley, Victor Salazar, Codey Levesque, Alex Landeros together for road trip through California. They hit up Woodward West, Fresno Park, UC Berkeley and Santa Barbara. Check this edit from their adventure.
Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. at The Block this Saturday
Posted 02/13/2013 by Kelly
This Saturday, February 16th, the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be holding the Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. Winner of each age division takes home a year's supply of Vans shoes (12 pair). The two age divisions are 6 - 13 and 14+ and the contest gets rolling 1pm. Registration for the contest starts at 10am so get to the park early to get your spot in line.
Classic & Love Me Collection Launch at Vans DQM General in NY
Posted 02/12/2013 by Kelly
Vans and artist Curtis Kulig come to the Vans DQM General in New York this Valentine's Day, February 14th, to celebrate the release of the Vans x Love Me collection. The General will be hosting an exclusive party with music, food, drinks and photobooth from 6-9pm. The event is open and free to the public but attendees must RSVP. See you there!
Vans Earns Footwear Product of the Year at SIMA Awards
Posted 02/11/2013 by Kelly
The Vans team earned great recognition by our industry peers Thursday night at the 10th Annual SIMA Image Awards (Surf Industry Manufacturers Association). Vans took away top honors with Footwear Product of the Year for our Van Doren Series featuring popular Classics styles with prints culled from Vans' vast archives and received a first-ever nomination for Environmental Product of the Year with the Nexpa Pro sandal utilizing a "cradle-to-cradle" footbed recycling program.
Geoff Rowley Nominated for Most Metal Athlete
Posted 02/10/2013 by Kelly
Revolver Golden Gods Award Show is America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show. While giving props to the best vocalist, best drummer and others in the business, Vans' own Skate Team rider Geoff Rowley is nominated for Most Metal Athlete! Here's where you come in. The winner will be determined by fans voting online. Let's help Geoff win this one!