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Vans Surf Team Blows Up At Nationals!

Posted 06/30/2008

The 2008 NSSA Nationals wrapped up yesterday at Lowers in San Clemente, CA with a strong showing from the Vans Surf Team. Leila Hurst put on an impressive performance winning the Explorer Womens and Girls divisions and placing third in Open Womens.

Villopoto Wins Again!

Posted 06/30/2008

Thunder Valley Motocross Park in Lakewood, Colorado, hosted the first-ever AMA National motocross event under the lights this past Saturday night, and it was none other than Ryan Villopoto who took the inaugural win!

Tune Into Matt Costa On FUEL TV

Posted 06/27/2008

In this episode of "Check 1,2," Vans supported singer/songwriter Matt Costa performs before a packed crowd at the Glass House in Pomona, CA, and tells of his journey from skater to rock troubadour. Tune into FUEL TV to catch all the action airing Saturday, June 28th at 10:00 pm PT, and re-airing four more times over the next month.

Vans Euro Skate Trip In Skateboard Mag

Posted 06/26/2008

The August issue of The Skateboard Mag features Vans team riders Dustin Dollin, Johnny Layton, Chris Pfanner, Nick Trapasso, Florentin Marfaing and Anthony Van Engelen traveling to Barcelona and Mallorca for new skating adventures. Check it out!

Keren Richter In OC This Saturday

Posted 06/26/2008

Don't miss the in-store appearance by Vans collaboration artist Keren Richter at Nordstrom in Mission Viejo, CA this Saturday, June 28th from 11am-2pm in BP shoes.

Josh Harrington Slides Onto Sessions Cover

Posted 06/25/2008

Vans BMX team rider Josh Harrington slid a double peg down a large 17 stair then toothed it to take the cover of Sessions BMX Magazine! The shot was taken by none other than Josh's fellow Vans team rider Colin Mackay. Look for this trick in Josh's new video, "End Search." Check out the cover

Meet Oliver Peck At Vans Warped Tour!

Posted 06/24/2008

Stop by the Vans booth (the one with all the set times) at the Vans Warped Tour to meet Guinness World Record holding tattoo artist, Oliver Peck. He will be out there daily at 2pm signing autographs and talking shop. Also get a preview of the new Omar Hassan signature shoe featuring art by Oliver that will be available Spring '09. See you there!

Journey's Backyard BBQ

Posted 06/24/2008

Check out some footy of the Vans team at the Journey's Backyard BBQ in Garden City, NY.

Meet & Greets at the Vans Booth All Summer Long

Posted 06/24/2008

Stop by the Vans booth at the Vans Warped Tour for a chance to meet bands including Motion City Soundtrack, Street Dogs, Story Of The Year, Forever The Sickest Kids,Horrorpops, Aggrolites, Farewell, The Higher and more. You can also meet Guinness World Record holding tattoo artist Oliver Peck. Come to the booth early to see scheduling of signings so you don't miss out on meeting your favorite band.

Bucky Wins Skate Vert At AST Dew Tour

Posted 06/23/2008

The AST Dew Tour made it's first of five stops in Baltimore, MD this past weekend. The action sports tour features skateboarding, freestyle motocross and BMX.

Oliver Peck Meet & Greets EVERYDAY!!!

Posted 06/23/2008

Stop by the Vans booth (the one with all the set times) at the Vans Warped Tour to meet Guinness World Record holding tattoo artist Oliver Peck.  He will be out there daily at 2pm. Also get a preview of the new Omar Hassan Signature Shoe featuring art by Oliver that will be available Spring 09.

Ryan Guettler Interview

Posted 06/20/2008

Australian hellman and Vans BMX team rider Ryan Guettler talks about what went into designing his new Vans "Whip 2" shoe and shows us the kind of riding it's made for. Go take a look-see on Vital BMX.

Villopoto & Metcalfe Share Racer X Cover

Posted 06/19/2008

Vans MX team riders, Ryan Villopoto and Brett Metcalfe have both landed the cover of Racer X Magazine's August issue.

7 Days With Nathan Fletcher

Posted 06/18/2008

As one of the "best all-around surfers and crossover athletes on the planet," Surfing Magazine gives you insight to Vans Surf Team rider, Nathan Fletcher.

Mat Rebeaud Wins Texas Red Bull X-Fighters

Posted 06/17/2008

In front of nearly 40,000 screaming Texan fans, Vans athlete Mat Rebeaud won the first-ever Red Bull X-Fighters event held in the United States this weekend.

Gudauskas Brothers Take Over "The Habit"

Posted 06/16/2008

Today's guests have been on FUEL TV's, "The Daily Habit" show before, but not all at the same time. Watch as the pro surfing brother trio - Pat, Dane, and Tanner Gudauskas take over the show, which airs tonight at 9pm ET/6pm PT.

Oliver Peck Breaks World Record!

Posted 06/16/2008

Last Friday, June 13th, Tattoo Artist and Vans family member Oliver Peck broke the Guinness World Record for "Most Tattoos In 24 Hours by a Single Artist."

Vans Skateparks Go Skateboarding Day!

Posted 06/13/2008

Both Vans Skateparks in Orlando, FL and Orange, CA will be offering free skate sessions, a $250 game of S.K.A.T.E, and product tosses all day long for GSD on Saturday, June 21.   

Gabe Named SF Winner

Posted 06/13/2008

Santa Maria is the home of the winner for the San Francisco stop! Gabe is the proud winner of 2 tickets to see Supernatural and Scratch, B. Dolan, and many other artists and Vans Shoes, Congrats!

Shout Out To Denver Winner TJ

Posted 06/12/2008

Big ups to TJ from Aurora, CO for entering the Vans - Paid Dues contest, because he was the winner of the Denver stop! TJ has been the most excited contestant yet and will be more excited when he is listening to De La Soul, Blackalicious, MURS & 9th Wonder and other amazing artists LIVE in his new free Vans shoes! Check it.

Alistair Whitton Scores Cover Of Ride BMX

Posted 06/12/2008

Vans BMX rider Alistair Whitton fires a no-footed can-can into a huge ditch for the cover of the new Ride BMX magazine. Pick it up a copy, going on sale June 24th!

Congratulations to Dakota

Posted 06/11/2008

Dakota from Pembroke Pines was the lucky winner for the Ft. Lauderdale, FL stop! He was able to rock out at Paid Dues with Rakim, Supernatural, Kidz in the Hall, and many other artists and was hooked up with Vans shoes! Stay tuned for the next two winners for the San Francisco and Denver stop to be announced.

N.E.R.D. Listening Party At Vans Skatepark

Posted 06/10/2008

Come out to Vans Skatepark, The Block @ Orange, CA on Saturday, June 14 at 7pm to hear N.E.R.D.'s new CD "Seeing Sounds". 

Two In A Row For Villopoto!

Posted 06/09/2008

The Villopoto freight train is full speed ahead, as the Vans phenom won his fifth-straight moto and second-straight National overall on Sunday in Texas! After once again setting the fastest lap times aboard his Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki, Villopoto went to work on the field, leading every lap of moto number one along the way to an impressive 15-second win.

Second Win For Vans Women MX Rider Ashley Fiolek

Posted 06/09/2008

Rookie phenom Ashley Fiolek took her second win of the season on Sunday at round two of the AMA/WMA Women's National Motocross Championship in Wortham, Texas.

Enter Vans Warped Tour Raffle

Posted 06/09/2008

Come out to the Vans Warped Tour this June in Pomona, Ventura, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Las Cruces and enter our raffle to win VIP/Backstage passes, Vans shoes, Vans Warped Tour t-shirts and other cool prizes! Doors open at 11am, so be sure to cruise by the Vans booth to enter then!

NC Boardshop Triple Shot Skate Challenge

Posted 06/06/2008

NC Boardshop in Central CA is putting on a killer skate event on Sunday, June 22nd! The event will include a triple set of stairs for pros, ams and anyone who enters to bust out the best trick they've got. Cash and prizes will be given out on the spot. If you find yourself in the Central Cal area, come check out the event because it's going to be sick.

Roof Top Rampage Skateboard Showdown

Posted 06/05/2008

The Roof Top Rampage skate jam/best trick contest will be the first of its kind in New York, happening at high altitude on the rooftop of Manhattan's New Design High School. It all begins at 11AM on Saturday, June 14th, so grab an egg and cheese, a morning cup and get out to this thing. It's going to be insane! Check out the spot, it will make you drool.

NY Winner Announced!

Posted 06/05/2008

Congratulations to Edgar from New York for winning the first round of tickets for the Paid Dues concert! He'll be throwin' his hands up in the air on June 4th along with Murs and many other artists! Don't forget to enter for the remaining three stops and you could be a lucky winner just like Edgar!

Vans Warped Tour Is Coming!

Posted 06/04/2008

Yeeaaaah Party People!  You can start the countdown for this years Vans Warped Tour NOW! The tour starts off in Pomona, CA on June 20th and ends in LA on August 17th. Go get your tickets for your local stop before they sell out and party like its 1999! Also, don't forget to visit the Vans tent for the Official Band Schedule, Meet & Greets, and cool merch... See you there!

Villopoto Wins Big In Hangtown

Posted 06/03/2008

Round number two of the AMA Motocross Championship series went down, and it was none other than Vans team rider Ryan Villopoto who stole the show!

Win A Trip To See Anti-Flag In England

Posted 06/03/2008

Vans and Anti-Flag are sending one lucky winner and a guest to England for the Reading Festival! The grand prize winner will get to rock out to the sounds of Anti-Flag on August 22nd, enjoy a three night stay in Reading, an autographed CD - "The Bright Lights of America," and a pair of Vans Shoes! This is sure to be the best trip of the summer and all you have to do is enter!

Ashley Fiolek In First Women's Moto X Games

Posted 06/02/2008

For the first time ever, Women's Motocross will be added to the X Games. Vans newest MX Team Rider, Ashley Fiolek, will be included as one of the top 10 motocross racers competing for a medal and cash on Aug 2nd at X Games 14.

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