Snowboarder Magazine Checks In with Weekend Preview

Posted 02/29/2008

The Snowboarder magazine staff will be checking in with their take on the weekend's activities. Dylan Silver provides a look at Friday night's Rail Jam.

March Skateboard Clinic

Posted 02/29/2008

Learn to skate! Skateboard instruction will be offered on Saturday, March 15 from 8am - 12pm at both parks.

Monthly Best Trick Contest @ Both Parks

Posted 02/29/2008

Come join us on Friday, March 7th at 7pm at either park for our monthly best trick contest.

Live Webcast Of The Vans Cup At Tahoe Starts Today!

Posted 02/29/2008

The Vans Cup at NorthStar At Tahoe kicks off today with Louri Podlachikov and Jaqui Berg striving to get a piece of the $200,000 prize purse in tonight's Rail Jam, and will be webcast live from 5pm - 7.30pm PST! Sunday's Superpipe will also be webcast live from 12.15pm - 4.15pm PST. Stay tuned all weekend for up to the minute results, videos, pictures, highlights and to see how you could be the winner of a customized Vans Cup Epiphone Les Paul Jr. guitar autographed by the winners of the event!

Don’t miss Vans Girl Anne Faith Nicholls' Article in Juxtapoz

Posted 02/28/2008

Be sure and check out the March issues of Juxtapoz Magazine profiling multi-talented Vans Girl, Anne Faith Nicholls.

Chris Pfanner Profile In New Skateboard Mag

Posted 02/27/2008

Check out Vans skate team rider and Austrian ubershredder, Chris Pfanner, in the new April issue of the Skateboard Mag.

Lasek And Caballero Win At Bondi Bowl a Rama!

Posted 02/26/2008

Bucky Lasek ripped his way to first place in the Pro division of the 4th annual Bondi Bowl a Rama in Sydney, Australia while legend Steve Caballero held down the Masters division.

Wellington Bowl a Rama Photo/Video Recap

Posted 02/26/2008

The first stop on this years Bowlriders Series was the Bowl a Rama in Wellington, New Zealand. It was a good turnout as the boys blew up the Wellington City skatepark. Check out photos and video footy of Omar Hassan (3rd place), Josh Borden (6th place) and the rest of the crew...

Vans Tahoe Cup Starts This Friday!

Posted 02/26/2008

The Vans Tahoe Cup starts this Friday, February 28th and runs through Sunday, March 2nd. Head up to Tahoe and see the top snowboarders in the world, including Andreas Wiig, Darrell Mathes and Erin Comstock, or check out the live webcast on

"All Hail Cardiel"

Posted 02/22/2008

The internet finally has a greater sense of purpose, at least for the next 16 episodes of 'Epicly Later'd' on Patrick O'Dell, the brainchild behind the skate-doc recently released his sprawling series on John Cardiel.

Pat Gudauskas #1 on WQS

Posted 02/21/2008

Heading into the 4th event on the World Qualifiying Series, Pat Gudauskas is still #1. After his win at Sebastian Inlet and solid showing at Pipe, Pat's making a run at the World Championship Tour. Next stop, The Arrive Alive Central Coast Pro, starting March 11th in Australia. Stay tuned...

Vans Launches New Apparel Site

Posted 02/21/2008

The Vans Apparel site features the new Johnny Layton and Anthony Van Engelen signature collections, Johnny Ramone and Dennis McNett artist collaboration projects, and the entire Spring '08 line. Check it all out at VansApparel.Com!

Vans Cup at Tahoe - Picture Retrospective

Posted 02/21/2008

The 2008 Vans Cup at Tahoe is just about a week off, so we thought it would be fun to take a look at highlights from the past. Our good friend George Crosland has been shooting for the past three years and here's a sampling of what he's caught through his lens ....

Karina Petroni ASP Debut This Weekend In Oz

Posted 02/20/2008

Vans Surf Team rider Karina Petroni will be competing in her first ever WCT event this weekend at the famous "Super Bank" on the Gold Coast of Australia.

Wellington Bowl A Rama

Posted 02/18/2008

Congratulations to Omar Hassan and Josh Borden for their stellar performance at Wellington New Zealand's first World Cup Bowl a Rama skate event.

Stroupe Wins The Houston SX!

Posted 02/18/2008

Vans team rider Austin Stroupe scored his first-ever Supercross win on Saturday night in Houston, Texas! After stealing the lead on lap number six, Austin reeled off 10 perfect laps, taking the win in front of nearly 50,000 fans.

Vans Tahoe Cup 2 Weeks Away!

Posted 02/18/2008

Come join Vans and the World's Best Snowboarders at NorthStar-Tahoe-Resort on Feb 29th - March 2nd! Take pics of the competition and upload them to the Tahoe Cup website, enter our "Watch and Win" Sweepstakes where five lucky winners will be rockin' custom Vans and a Boost Mobile phone.

Check out Erica Hosseini's Contest Diary

Posted 02/15/2008

The first leg of my trip was down in Victoria, Phillip Island where the Roxy Pro was held at Cape Woolamai. It was the first WQS event of the year and it was a 6 star event so it was definitely an important one to excel in.  The waves down there were better than they have been the last couple of years and it was held at Cape Woolamai through out the entire event, where as in the past they have had it be a mobile event do to the wave conditions.

BMX Star Ryan Guettler on The Daily Habit

Posted 02/14/2008

Ryan Guettler talks about his trip back Down Under and his second Vans signature shoe, the "Whip 2."

Timmy Reyes Wins Best Tube Of The Winter!

Posted 02/13/2008

Timmy Reyes waited three hours for what was widely regarded as the wave of the year on the North Shore of Oahu, and in doing so, won the Billabong Challenge "Best Tube Ride" award.

Vans Ams Take Over Transworld

Posted 02/13/2008

Check out the Vans Barcelona article and Jon Goemann interview in the April edition of Transworld.

Tanner Gadauskas' "Rising Star" Interview

Posted 02/12/2008

19-year-old San Clemente shredder and Vans Surf Team rider, Tanner Gudauskas has been named a Rising Star by Surfline! His big break came when he made the quarterfinals of the WQS five-star in Australia last year and he has hung with the top freesurfers in his age group making him one of the next ASP World Tour threats. Catch up with Tanner and see pics and videos as he leads you through his journey.

Sole Searching: Find Your Signature Spring Shoe

Posted 02/12/2008

Inspired by the classic deck shoe the Abby is the perfect shoe for spring.

Wiig Blows Up Again In Slopestyle!

Posted 02/11/2008

Andreas Wiig took top honors in the slopestyle portion of this year's Honda Session in Vail, Colorado. The pyrotechnics crew blasted huge flames into the nighttime sky as Andreas and the rest of the boarders hit the last jump. Now that's extreme! Also Scotty Arnold took 2nd in the Steel and Sky Rail Jam. Congrats guys!

Fletcher Livin' Dangerously On the Cover of Surfing

Posted 02/08/2008

April's edition of Surfing Magazine captures Nathan Fletcher deep undercover at Off the Wall on the North Shore of Hawaii. Vans has teamed up with Surfing Mag. and the Surfrider Foundation to bring you the Endangered Waves collaboration. Check out the Santa Rosa sandals of the series to help Vans donate $10,000 to the Surfrider Foundation to protect the most endangered waves on the planet.

Pro BMX Camp @ Vans Skateparks!

Posted 02/08/2008

Vans Pro BMX riders will be at The Block in Orange and The Florida Vans Skate Park on March 31st - April 4th.

Vans Wins Big In Complex

Posted 02/08/2008

Complex Magazine headed to San Diego to see the latest and greatest in surf, skate and snow products at ASR's Spring '08 show.

Matt Costa's "Mr. Pitiful" Video

Posted 02/08/2008

For your viewing pleasure, courtesy of Matt Costa and Brushfire Records, Matt Costa's latest video.

Final Riders List for Tahoe Cup

Posted 02/07/2008

This is it! The final confirmed riders list has added more athletes and Chris Coulter, Chad Otterstrom and Cheryl Mass have just been added to the mix. Check out who else will be battling at this year's Tahoe Cup.

Keegan On Cover Of Skateboarder!

Posted 02/06/2008

Keegan Sauder does a sweet ass kick flip, on the cover of the new April edition of Skateboader Magazine.

February Skateboard Clinic

Posted 02/05/2008

We are offering a skateboard clinic at both skateparks on Saturday, February 23.

Wolle Wins Transworld Snowboarding's "Rider of the Year"

Posted 02/05/2008

Austrian Wolle Nyvelt has been killing it for years, and now someone finally gave him props!

Stroupe and Metcalfe share the A3 Podium

Posted 02/04/2008

Austin Stroupe and Brett Metcalfe had outstanding nights at the fifth stop of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series in Anaheim, CA on Saturday night.

Vans MX Team Update

Posted 02/01/2008

Vans riders Nick Wey and Michael Byrne will be signing autographs at the Vans Store in Tustin, CA tonight at 6:30. If you can't make it, be sure to check out Nick along with Austin Stroupe and Bret Metcalfe racing at the last Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series stop in Anaheim, CA.

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