May 10, 2018

Vans Park Series Announces 2018 Pro Tour Invitees

Select Pros, Challengers and Wildcards Ready for Battle in Brazil June 2018

 

Vans Park Series proudly announces the official 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Tour roster, inviting the top-ranking men and women pros from the 2017 season along with new Tour Challengers and Wildcards. VPS Select Pros are pre-seeded directly into the semi-finals at every VPS Pro Tour qualifying event, to be met by exclusive qualifying Tour Challengers in pursuit of valuable points toward their final year end rankings and a chance to compete in the 2018 VPS World Championships. For the Women’s division, Vans Park Series expands the qualification series for the 2018 Women’s Pro Tour with events in Brazil, Sweden and United States, and announces open registration at each stop for all women’s competitors who are not currently on the VPS circuit. Prospective competitors are encouraged to enter here.

The final roster of Select Pros, Challengers and Wildcards for the 2018 VPS Pro Tour is now available online at Vans Park Series

   Vans Park Series
2018 World Championship Tour Invitees*

Select Pros
Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg
Pedro Barros
Tom Schaar
Alex Sorgente
Karl Berglind
Ivan Federico
Cory Juneau
Jack Fardell

Men’s Tour Wildcards
Chris Russell
Fernando Bramsmark
Grant Taylor
Jakko Ojanen
Kevin Kowalski
Raven Tershy
Ronnie Sandoval

Women’s Select Pros
Nora Vasconcellos
Brighton Zeuner
Kisa Nakamura
Lizzie Armanto
Grace Marhoefer
Jordan Barratt
Kihana Ogawa
Yndiara Asp

The 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Tour will be broadcast live and for free on the ETN app, ETN Live and Vans Park Series.

*To claim their invitations to the 2018 Men’s VPS World Championships, invitees are required to compete in three of four VPS Pro Tour global qualifying events, leaving final athlete participation to be confirmed on day of competition. Women’s VPS World Championships invitees are required to compete in two of three women’s global qualifier events to claim their invitations to the 2018 Women’s VPS World Championships.

For the 2018 season, all Women’s qualifier events are open for registration to all women’s competitors who are not currently on the VPS circuit. Stay tuned to Vans Park Series for final qualifying athlete confirmations for the 2018 VPS Pro Tour.

2018 VANS PARK SERIES
PRO TOUR SCHEDULE

Pro Tour
São Paulo, Brazil
June 2, 2018

Vancouver, Canada
July 14, 2018
*Men’s Only Pro Tour Event

Huntington Beach, CA
August 4, 2018

Malmӧ, Sweden
September 8, 2018

World Championships
China
October 27, 2018

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