From January 7th - 14th Surf Expo badge holders can ride for free at Vans Skatepark Orlando!
Andreas Wiig, Hana Beaman, Wolle Nyvelt and Cheryl Maas were some of the names on the list when the TWS Poll Nominees were announced this week.
Also, be sure to nominate your favorite male (Andreas) and female (Hana) snowboarders of the year.
Vans Downtown Showdown debuts on FUEL at 8 pm EST on Christmas Eve. Repeats air at 11 pm that night, twice the following Saturday, 12/29 (at noon and 3 pm) and throughout January. Hit the link below to watch another preview from the show
Everyone at Vans is very excited to announce a recently signed multi-year agreement with rising young motocross rider Ryan Villopoto. In 2007, the 19-year-old Villopoto won both the AMA Supercross and Motocross Lites Championships. In 2008, Villopoto will ride his final season in the Lites class and he will also get to see his first endorsed shoe, the Vans Tolan, hit stores in June.
Congratulations to Bede Durbidge winning not only the Bilabong Pipeline Masters by scoring the highest single wave score of the event, 9.50 out of 10.00, but the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Title for the best overall performance! These titles earned him $75,000 in cash and prizes, which is the biggest payday in Pro Surfing History. What a great way to wrap up the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing competition this year, way to go Bede!
With her hectic year coming to a close Karina Petroni is looking forward to the holidays where she plans on spending time with the family, relaxing and gearing up for her year on the WCT.
Stephen was critically injured after crashing in the BMX dirt finals at the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in June. Available now at Danscomp.com, STAY STRONG, STEPHEN MURRAY merchandise includes a t-shirt, backpack or wristband and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Stephen Murray Family Fund. Get updated on Stephen's recovery and leave a message of support!
Put a big Vans logo on December 24 on your calendar. Santa's going to bring something special this year as the Vans Downtown Showdown debuts on FUEL at 8 pm EST on Christmas Eve. Repeats air at 11 pm that night, twice the following Saturday, 12/29 (at noon and 3 pm) and throughout January. Check your listings for more.
Check out the Weekly Update with Boost Mobile this week on Fuel TV as it kicks off with coverage from the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing. Also the Vans Triple Crown's 25th Anniversary party and Celebrity Golf Tournament are featured.
Monday: Melnik Down Vest Sleek and stylish the Melnik vest is as versatile as it is fashionable. Perfect for both a day shredding the hill, or hitting the streets downtown for some shopping, this cozy and comfy vest offers the best of fashion and function. The fur lined hood and tapered seams give the Melnik vest a grown up style, while the checkered buttons and the quilting add some funk and flair.
Friday: Grannie Annie Scarf Cozy with a homespun appeal the Grannie Annie Scarf is a big knit scarf at its best. Super textured and snuggly this scarf is sure to become a favorite that you will rarely leave the house without. Pair it up with the matching beanie in one of three colors and you have a match made in heaven.
Thursday: Tony Trujillo TNT II for Women Taking a cue from the boys this shoe is all rebel and attitude. Bold and bright the TNT II makes a statement whether it is worn with jeans and hoodie at the skate park, or adds a pop of color and attitude to a night on the town! Not for the shy this shoe is sure to draw attention and standout!
Tuesday: Vintage Jack Jacket Perfect for those blistery winter days the Vintage Jack Jacket mixes casual cool with a classic twist. The herringbone print, wide collar, and toggle buttons give this jacket a young modern twist to a classic wardrobe staple.
Wednesday: Nowhere watch A mix of rocker cool and glam sophistication the Nowhere watch is the perfect accessory for any outfit. Sleek and edgy, this pyramid studded digital watch provides not only the time, but also a wicked sense of style. A perfect holiday stocking stuffer!
Check out Avril rockin the new Vans Girls hoodies for Spring!
Join Vans Team riders Andreas Wiig, Hana Beaman, and Scotty Arnold this summer up at Mt. Hood for their High Cascade Snowboard Camp Signature Session. These riders will be headlining their own week at HCSC holding Signature Clinics, Signature Activities and Signature Giveaways.
In this weeks Weekly Update on Fuel TV, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing director Randy Rarick is interviewed and talks about running the Vans Triple Crown and living the surferâ€™s dream. Be sure to check it out on Fuel TV airing this week.
Vans skatepark at the Block of Orange will be closed for a private party on December 20th for the 4-6 session. The skatepark and upstairs will be closed to the public, however retail and pro shop will remain open.
Vans and Teen Vogue set out to find the next great up and coming fashion team through the Vans Create Your Own Shoe Contest.
Airing Friday, December 7, at 9:00 pm Eastern Time (6:00 pm Pacific Time) and telecast three additional times, pro surfer Josh Mulcoy will appear on The Daily Habit.
Pick a day any day! We will be offering daily skate camps at both parks for the holidays.
So we're a little late in getting these up (sorry, George), but photog George Crosland sent us some shots from Active Ride Shop's 2007 edition of Bling Fest. It was awesome to be involved again this year.
Nasty was on the Daily Habit last week (keep tuned to see re-runs if you missed it) and two more Vans riders hit TDH this week on FUEL.