Featuring Joel Tudor, Alex Knost, Tyler Warren, Ryan Burch, Jared Mell and several surfers from around the globe, The Ductumentary is a quintessential view into one of surfing’s most progressive and stylistic facets, capturing the now while opening the door to a bright future. You can watch the trailer now, then mark your calendar for October 7th when the film hits OffTheWall.tv.
This past weekend, two Vans BMX Team riders claimed two wins around the world. Daniel Sandoval is returning from Mexico today after taking first place at the Cuerna BMX contest in Morelos. He also wrapped up best trick with a 360 bar-bar to down whip. Meanwhile in France, Californian dirt pro Mike "Hucker" Clark was crowned the winner of Vans Kill The Line with his signature 360 nose-dive, a superman, a no-footed cancan to x-up amongst others. Nice work guys!
Vans Surf Team riders and some of the nicest guys ever, The Gudauskas Brothers- Dane, Tanner and Pat along with some friends of the San Clemente Foundation are hosting their 2nd Annual Stoke-A-Rama on September 14th. The surf event comes to San Clemente with divisions starting at 14 years and younger. Time to get stoked!
Geoff Rowley, Chris Pfanner, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Johnny Layton, Gilbert Crockett, Rowan Zorilla, Kris Vile, Nassim Guammaz and Sam Partaix are on a Vans Pro Skate World Tour. This week, they did a demo at the legendary Southbank in London (which is at risk of being demolished.) Make sure to follow the entire tour and meet up if you can.
Vans once again partners with Los Angeles-based indie label IAMSOUND to present the Classic & City Events series to celebrate Vans’ iconic Classics footwear collection across the globe. The free, all ages shows will kick-off in the U.S. with events taking place in Austin, San Francisco and Boston. The series will run over the span of three weeks in September and October featuring live performances from critically acclaimed musical acts, an interactive video installation, and giveaways of customized Vans Classics and limited edition socks and tees.
Tammany Hall in New York will be holding a Videgrass movie premiere of "The Last Ones" featuring Vans Snow Team riders Darrell Mathes and Zac Marben) and "Deja Vu" featuring Will Lavigne and Phil Jacques. The event goes down Saturday, Sept. 7th at 8pm with free beer and music by Max Klaw.
The House of Vans is holding the annual A.skate event coming up on Saturday, September 28th from 11am to 1pm EST. Volunteers are need! So if you're in the NY area and want to help out a great cause, make sure to sign up for this Autism friendly skateboard clinic.
The Vans OTW Collection and OffTheWall.TV present the next installment of An OTW Minute featuring Alexander Spit. In episode two, up-and-coming rapper/producer Alexander Spit takes viewers on a ride through Los Angeles as he speaks candidly on a range of topics that have shaped his persona and sound including his childhood, the internet and music.
Vans collaborates with Carol Lim and Humberto Leon to present three of the preeminent prints from the KENZO Fall / Winter 2013 season for this new collection which includes three vibrant patterns inspired by the celestial - flying tigers, lightning and clouds.
"The Miserable Champion" is a shocking portrait of one of the most notorious athletes of all-time, action sports hero and one of Vans original snowboard team riders, Shaun Palmer. This tell-all movie reveals Shaun from birth to the near fatal overdose to his comeback to make the 2006 Olympic Team. Shaun's story is like no other athlete's in history. Make sure you see Shaun's life story out now!