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Petroni A Finalist In Huntington Beach

Posted 07/30/2007

Vans' young surf star Karina Petroni served notice this weekend at Huntington Beach's US Open of Surfing, taking down world champions and up-and-comers alike on her way to being a finalist in the women's event.

Scotty Arnold On The Daily Habit This Wednesday

Posted 07/30/2007

He’s revered for hitting it big in the park and on the rails and now Vans team rider Scotty Arnold drops in to the Daily Habit on Fuel TV this Wednesday at 9pm est/ 6pm pst

Vans BMX Riders Competing At the X-Games

Posted 07/30/2007

Several Vans BMX team riders will be competing at the X-Games this Thursday through Sunday in Los Angeles. The Park riders are Scotty Cranmer, Daniel Dhers, Josh Harrington and Gary Young. The Vert riders are Steve McCann, Dennis McCoy and Francisco Zurita. Best of luck to all and get the latest info on expn.com.

Timmy Reyes Returns To The Water

Posted 07/30/2007

Check out Tim Reyes as he returns to the water after knee surgery and starts ripping once again. Click here to watch the video.

Ratboy Santa Cruz Video

Posted 07/30/2007

Follow Ratboy as he surfs the swell of the year in his hometown. Click here to watch the video.

Hana Grabs Cover Of Transworld Snowboarding

Posted 07/27/2007

Huge props to Vans Snow boot and outerwear ruler Hana Beaman, who graces the cover of Transworld Snowboarding's September 2007 issue.

Best Trick August

Posted 07/27/2007

Both parks will be holding best trick contests on Friday, August 3 at 7:00pm. The winner takes home a pair of Vans and gets a spot on the monthly winner's plaque. If you paid to skate the session then you are welcomed to join in and no entry fee is required. The Block's obstacle is the Main Street Pool Hip and Orlando is holding it on their new Manual Pad.

If you can't make it, remember that we hold best tricks on the first Friday of every month at 7:00pm. See you there!

Hot Rod-The Movie

Posted 07/26/2007

Vans has hooked up with the makers of the new film Hot Rod featuring Andy Samberg of Saturday Night Live and is giving you a chance to win some great prizes. Enter for your chance to win and check out this new trailer.

Oliver Peck Slipisode 3

Posted 07/26/2007

The adventures of Oliver Peck, renowned tattoo artist. Episode 3 of 13.

New Vans Store In Berlin

Posted 07/26/2007

Butcher Block Berlin is the new flagship Vans store in Berlin which just recently open it’s doors. Take a look inside.

Vans Team at NSSA Nationals

Posted 07/25/2007

The NSSA Nationals are the proving grounds for young surfers on there way to the tour. Watch the Florence brothers, the Strohmengers, Eriksons and others fight there way through.

Vans BMX Team at the Dew Action Sports Tour in Cleveland

Posted 07/25/2007

Friday the BMX Dirt Qualifying went off at 9am with Vans Rider Joey Marks qualifying in 1st, Ryan Guettler in 2nd, Diogo Canina in 5th, Cameron White in 6th, Luke Parslow in 7th, TJ Ellis in 10th and Cory Nastazio in12th.

Queens Of The Stone Age- The Bulby Video (f.Sick, Sick, SIck)

Posted 07/25/2007

One of our favorite bands, Queens of the Stone Age, has a new record out. Check out a bit of it in our latest music podcast and look for contest details at the end of it. Enjoy!

Vans BMX Team at the Dew Action Sports Tour in Cleveland

Posted 07/25/2007

Friday the BMX Dirt Qualifying went off at 9am with Vans Rider Joey Marks qualifying in 1st, Ryan Guettler in 2nd, Diogo Canina in 5th, Cameron White in 6th, Luke Parslow in 7th, TJ Ellis in 10th and Cory Nastazio in12th.

Vote For Zurita For AST Dew Tour Best Trick

Posted 07/25/2007

It's time to vote for the athletes who had the Playstation Trick Of The Week at the Right Guard Open and Vans BMX team rider Francisco "Coco" Zurita is one of the nominees with his Triple Tailwhip.

The 2nd Oliver Peck Slipisode Now Up On iTunes

Posted 07/24/2007

Check out Warped Tour and Tattoo artist Oliver Peck's Slipisode part 2 of 13 now up on the Vans iTune page. And to see Oliver Peck in person at the Vans tent @ 2 p.m. at all stops of the Vans Warped Tour.

Simpsons x Vans Launch Party

Posted 07/23/2007

Vans and FOX got together recently for a little throwdown in Los Angeles to celebrate the recent release of Vans' artist series in conjunction with The Simpsons Movie.

Bucky Takes 2nd In Cleveland

Posted 07/23/2007

Congrats to Bucky Lasek who took home 2nd Place in Vert at the Right Guard Open held this past weekend in Cleveland. Get the whole story here.

Vans Warped Tour Eco Initiatives For 2007

Posted 07/23/2007

This summer the Warped Eco Initiatives deliver a leaner, cleaner and greener Vans Warped Tour 2007. Get the whole story on how they are doing it.

New Turbonegro Album "Retox"

Posted 07/23/2007

Turbonegro's new album 'RETOX' will be released on Cooking Vinyl on August 14th. Vans will also be supporting the Turbonegro fall 20 date tour of the US. along with close friends Vestal Watches. Make sure to check back here for videos from the new album and more info on the upcoming tour. So get your denim on and pick up the new album August 14th.

New Video From Queens Of The Stone Age

Posted 07/20/2007

Check out the Queens of the Stone Age with this video for “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” live from the Hove Festival in Norway.

Pro-tec Pool Party Airs Monday Night On Fuel

Posted 07/20/2007

The 2007 Pro-tec Pool party airs Monday night, July 23rd at 6:30pm pst/ 9:30pm est. For the third year in a row, Pro-tec and Vans threw a skateboard pool contest that attracted some of the biggest skaters in the world to the Vans Skate Park in Orange, California.

Dew Tour Update

Posted 07/19/2007

Cory "Nasty" Nastazio wins the dirt open qualifier this morning at the Dew Action Sports Tour in Cleveland, OH. Tomorrow is the Dirt Qualifier and Friday night is the finals.

Teen Vogue/Vans Summer 2007 Retail Events

Posted 07/18/2007

Join Teen Vogue and Vans as a Teen Vogue stylist presents the best back-to-school looks. Enjoy mini-makeovers, Vans giveaways, a Teen Vogue featured grand prize, and more! Plus, win a chance to be made over-head to toe-and model in our style presentation.

Take The Vans Girls Poll

Posted 07/17/2007

The Vans.com girls section features some great new polls. Take a look and vote!

Cole Gerst- Vans Sky Gallery Artist

Posted 07/17/2007

Cole Gerst is an artist, illustrator, designer and animator based in the Mount Washington area of LA and is the latest featured artist in Vans Sky Gallery project.

Pro-tec Pool Party Airs Next Monday On Fuel

Posted 07/17/2007

The 2007 Pro-tec Pool party airs next Monday, July 23rd at 6:30pm pst/ 9:30pm est. Be sure to watch and catch some video highlights here.

Vans Warped Pit Report- Week 2

Posted 07/17/2007

In this episode Erin checks out what Warped is doing to make the tour more eco-friendly and set an example for other tours. Guest appearance by We Are The Fury.

Meet And Greet With Oliver Peck

Posted 07/17/2007

Come and stop by the Vans booth @ 2 p.m. at every stop of the Vans Warped Tour and meet renowned tattoo and Warped Tour artist Oliver Peck.

Pro tec Pool Party Airs Next Monday On Fuel

Posted 07/16/2007

The 2007 Pro-tec Pool party airs next Monday, July 23rd at 6:30pm pst/ 9:30pm est. Be sure to watch and catch some video highlights here.

Abominable Snowjam Recap

Posted 07/13/2007

The Abominable Snowjam has wrapped upand the Vans girls stepped up. Hana got 1st in Quarterpipe, 2nd in Slopestyle and Erin Comstock got 1st in Slopestyle.

Vans Mexico Presents The Rafa Ortiz Caballero Tribute

Posted 07/13/2007

Vans Mexico sends a tribute to one of the more emblematic executives in a live rock concert with 5 of the most important bands of the moment.

Dew Batimore Overview and Cleveland Preview

Posted 07/12/2007

The Dew Action Sports tour in Baltimore has now come and gone. Our skate athletes had a tough time dealing with Baltimore’s unpredictable weather as the vert ramp was placed outside and prelims were run under gale force winds.

Steve Murray Benefit Contest

Posted 07/11/2007

Come out and help raise money for recently hurt BMX rider Steve Murray on July 14th.

Dew Baltimore BMX Recap

Posted 07/11/2007

The first stop in Baltimore, MD saw BMX Dirt go down Friday night underneath the lights. The Aussies were at it again. Vans flow Team Rider Cameron White stomped the crowd with a 2nd and Colin Mackay killed it and got 4th. Luke Parslow and Ryan Guettler also qualified for the finals and ended up 10th and 12th. BMX Vert went down Saturday night in the lights. Another Aussie rider, Vans flow Team Rider Steve McCann got 4th, DMC got 5th. A new rider added to the team, Francisco "Coco" Zurita ended up 8th and Mike Mancuso who crashed hard got 11th. BMX Park ended up with Vans flow team rider Daniel Dhers picking up the win and Gary Young getting 4th. Also making the finals were flow Team Riders Mike Laird and again Steve McCann. Steve McCann qualified for all three BMX Finals and received 4th in Vert, 10th in Park, and 16th in Dirt. Good job, Steve. Well done.

Vans BMX Team Heading To Cleveland for the Dew Action Sports Tour

Posted 07/11/2007

The second stop of the Dew Action Sports Tour is heading to Cleveland, Ohio on July 19th - 22nd. The Vans BMX team is in competition throughout the weekend where on Friday night the team will be at the BMX Dirt Finals, Saturday night at the BMX Park Finals and Sunday night at the BMX Vert Finals. Come on out to Cleveland, check it out, and get some Vans stuff signed by the Pros at the Vans bus located in the event village.

New Customs Patterns

Posted 07/10/2007

We just added 4 new patterns to help you create an even more custom pair of Vans. Stop by the customs page and create a new pair of shoes any way you want.

Clip of the Week #17 Bucky Lasek

Posted 07/10/2007

Bucky Lasek Frontside Bluntslides through the tight corner in the Combi Bowl. Clip of the week #17.

The Very First Pit Reporter Video

Posted 07/09/2007

The first Vans Warped Tour Pit Reporter video is up and you can check it out after the jump or on Youtube. This is the first of a series of videos giving you an idea on life on the tour. Take a look.

Oliver Peck's Slipisode 1

Posted 07/09/2007

The adventures of Oliver Peck, renowned tattoo artist. Episode 1 of 13.

New Vans Girls Site

Posted 07/09/2007

Stop by the new Vans Girls website and check out featured Vans Girl and recording artist Gena Olivier. At the Girls site you can also enter to win a new pair of black and white polka dot Dabney 2’s.

Skate.vans.com Clip Of The Week- Bucky Lasek

Posted 07/06/2007

Clip of the week #17 features Bucky Lasek on skate.vans.com. Take a look.

Energizer Music Competition Update

Posted 07/06/2007

A big "Congrats!" goes out to the first set of 2007 winners of the Energizer Encore Music Competition. Winners who rocked the stage for the extra ten minutes include Red Jumpsuit Apparatus in Pomona, Calgary, Salt Lake City and Denver, Bayside in Ventura and Vancouver, and The Matches in Mountain View. If the Warped Tour hasn’t hit your city yet, every band has a chance to win, so make sure your favorite band is represented and spread the word to your friends so they win! Especially to the San Antonio, Dallas, Houston and Atlanta Warped goers, your chance to Demand ends soon. Go to http://eventful.com/energizer to demand so you can rock out with your favorite band longer!

Mountain Dew Free Flow Tour at The Block

Posted 07/06/2007

The Block will be hosting a stop on this year's Mountain Dew Free Flow Tour July 17 & 18. BMX is up first on Tuesday, July 17 and skate is up second on Wednesday, July 18.

All Things Vans In The New Happy

Posted 07/05/2007

Get the new Happy Magazine and check out a little bit of everything that Vans supports.

New Trick Tip Video

Posted 07/02/2007

Sky Siljeg explains and demonstrates how to do a boardslides on a skateboard.

Pro-tec Pool Recap In Happy Magazine

Posted 07/02/2007

Pick up the new Happy Magazine and get a full recap of the 2007 Pro-tec Pool Party.

Andreas Wiig up for ESPY!

Posted 07/02/2007

Please cast your vote for Vans' Andreas Wiig for Male Action Sports Athlete of the Year.

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