FUEL TV Airs The Reef Hawaiian Pro

Posted 03/31/2008

FUEL TV will showcase the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the first stop of the 2007 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. In an epic competition, Kauai boy Roy Powers battles Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge and local favorite Sean Moody in macking winter conditions.

Vans Pier Classic Recap

Posted 03/31/2008

The WQS 2-star Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards wrapped up yesterday after four days of competition at Huntington Beach pier. Locals Shaun Ward and Courtney Conlogue took top honors in the Men's and Women's divisions and Bruno Rodrigues stole the show in the Ezekiel Pro Junior event. Vans team rider Pat Gudauskas made it to the semifinals in the Men's division and Sage Erickson placed second in the Women's division. Check out photos of the competition and final results.

Vans Pier Classic or I love Polaroids

Posted 03/31/2008

An abstract perspective of Friday's Vans Pier Classic event on the 'Off The Wall' blog.

Interview with Jacqui Berg

Posted 03/28/2008

Check out how Jacqui’s showing her talents on snow and on paper!

Meshuggah On Tour With Ministry

Posted 03/28/2008

Check out Meshuggah in support of their new album Obzen on tour with Ministry as a part of the C U LaTour. Check the full list of shows/dates after the jump

The Daggers On FUEL's Daily Habit

Posted 03/28/2008

Airing Monday, March 31, at 9:00 pm Eastern Time (6:00 pm Pacific Time) and telecast three additional times, The Daggers (Dave Duncan, Christian Hosoi, Eddie Reategui) and musical guest Dr. Know will appear on The Daily Habit.

Vans Catch The Bus Tour

Posted 03/28/2008

The Vans crew will be hitting the road in the new bus for the entire month of April. We will be stopping at select retailers around the country to warm things up for summer. Vans legendary skate team rider Tony Alva will make appearances in Texas and Florida. There will be give-a-ways, food and fun, so come out and catch the can't miss it! Click here to see the schedule.

Surfline Photo Challenge Presented By Vans

Posted 03/27/2008

Today Surfline launched the Surfline Photo Challenge presented by Vans! Each month, Surfline will hand-select their 20 favorite user-submitted photos, and present them in a killer slide show to Surfline’s 1 million monthly visitors.

Borden Completes The Loop!

Posted 03/27/2008

Tony Hawk set up a loop for the day and invited a few skaters to try it, none of which have ever attempted it before. Congratulations to Alex Chalmers and Vans team rider, Josh Borden on being the 14th and 15th skaters in history to conquer the loop!

Vans Pier Classic - Day #1

Posted 03/27/2008

The Van’s Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards kicked off the west coast leg of the ASP North America World Qualifying Series (WQS) in clean two-to-four foot peaks at HB Pier yesterday.

Vans Brazil Tour

Posted 03/26/2008

Geoff Rowley, Johnny Layton and Steve Van Doren hit the streets of Brazil this week to join the Vans Brazilian skate team on their tour.

Epicly Later'd with John Cardiel

Posted 03/26/2008

Episode 16 of the John Cardiel Epicly Later'd series is up on For those who've been hoping the episodes would never end, the complete Cardiel Epicly Later'd DVD has arrived in skate shops across the U.S.

Our Favorite Things, Why The Vans Girl Loves Vans

Posted 03/25/2008

Sleeve Cardigan Sweater

Vans gives the classic cardigan a color update for spring. From basic black to koolaid purple, you can choose from four colors that will bring pop into any wardrobe. The Sleeve Cardigan is a great way to cover up on those chilly spring mornings and cool summer nights.

Vans Pier Classic And Live Webcast Starts Tomorrow!

Posted 03/25/2008

Head over to Huntington Beach Pier tomorrow or watch the live webcast for the Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack's Surfboards. This event kicks off the West Coast leg of the 2008 World Qualifying Series(WQS).

Vans Welcomes Andrew Doheny To The Lineup

Posted 03/24/2008

Vans is excited to announce the signing of local surf phenom Andrew Doheny to the Vans Surf team. Though only 15 years-old, Doheny has been a dominant force in the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) for years, with 84 NSSA wins and 16 titles already under his belt, including the 2007 NSSA Open Juniors Champ title.

Florence and Hurst Blow Up At Kewalo's

Posted 03/21/2008

Over 180 surfers from Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai and the Big Island competed in this year's NSSA Hawaii Regional Championships held at Kewalo's on the South Shore of Oahu. Walking away with more than their share of hardware- John John Florence and Leila Hurst appeared in 5 different finals. John John took 3rd in the Open Juniors division, 2nd in Explorer Men and 1st in Explorer Juniors. Leila placed 2nd in the Explorer Women's division and 1st in Explorer Girls. Congrats!

Vans BMX Invasion AM Contest in Orlando

Posted 03/21/2008

The Orlando Vans park will be hosting a bmx am contest on April 5th. The contest will take place on the main street course and will be jam format.

Vans Pier Classic Kicks Off

Posted 03/20/2008

The 3rd Annual Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards takes over the Huntington Beach pier Wednesday, March 26 through Sunday, March 30. Kicking off the West Coast leg of the 2008 World Qualifying Series (WQS) tour, the event consists of the Men’s and Women’s WQS 2-Star Vans Pro and a Men’s Grade 2 event, the Ezekiel Pro Junior.

Pro BMX Camp @ Vans Skateparks!

Posted 03/19/2008

Sign up today for the Vans Pro BMX Camp at The Block in Orange and The Florida Vans Skate Park on March 31st - April 4th!

Mat Rebeaud Moves To So Cal

Posted 03/18/2008

Check in with Vans MX team rider Mat Rebeaud on his transition from Switzerland to his new home in sunny Southern California and watch the latest video of his ride in Murrieta, CA.

Wangl Tangl In Mayerhoffen, Austria

Posted 03/18/2008

Vans and the Asthetiker Crew put on the Wangl Tangl Snowboard Jam March 3-8 in Mayerhoffen, Austria. The event consists of a rider designed slopestyle course and a mini ramp skateboard contest. The event is part of the TTR World Tour and has been growing in popularity the last few years. Check out a recap of all the action!

Element Demo and Autograph Signing @ The Block

Posted 03/18/2008

On Saturday, March 29 The Block will be hosting a giant Element demo and autograph signing. The rider list includes Chad Muska, Bucky Lasek, Chad Tim Tim, Darrell Stanton, Tosh Townend, Ray Barbee and more. Everything starts at 2pm. This one is so big that we are going to close the entire course down to the public from 2pm - 6pm to allow for more room. Tons of giveaways from Vans and Element. Show up early!

Villopoto Wins The Minneapolis Supercross!

Posted 03/17/2008

In what has become a long-overdue victory (for Ryan Villopoto standards), RV captured his first race win of the season in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday night!

Vans Surf Team All Over Top 100

Posted 03/14/2008

Vans Surf team riders cover the spectrum in Surfer Magazine's annual Hot 100! Look for Vans team riders; Nathan and John John Florence, Karina Petroni, Sage Erickson, Tanner Gudauskas, Erica Hosseini and Andrew Doheny to be on fire this year!

Things to check out on FUEL this Week!

Posted 03/14/2008

A couple of Vans-related stories on FUEL shows this week that we thought you might be interested in. On Daily Habit on Thursday, check out the Vans Sky Gallery where we supported 5 of the top up-and-coming LA-based artists. Also, meet one of our good friends, photographer Bo Bridges ... Bo has seen and shot it all.

Transworld Ride BMX Premiere of "Insight"

Posted 03/14/2008

Both parks in Orlando and Orange will be holding premieres of the new Transworld Ride BMX video "Insight" Thursday, March 20 at 7:00pm. Make sure and stay for the BMX session following the video at 8:00pm. Click here for a link of the trailer.

Vans Warped Tour Pre-Sale

Posted 03/13/2008

We're happy to announce that on Friday, March 14th at 10am the pre-sale for Warped Tour 2008 will start in each show's respective time zone! In addition to giving you the peace of mind of knowing you won't miss the best show of the summer; a pre-sale ticket comes at a discounted price and qualifies you for exclusive bonuses like a discounted subscription to Alternative Press and an exclusive Warped Tour t-shirt. So on Friday be sure you’re online and ready to get your ticket. Don't forget to tell your friends - there are a limited number of pre-sale tickets per market and they go fast!

Checking In With Brett Metcalfe

Posted 03/12/2008

Catch up with Vans MX team rider Brett Metcalfe in his Transworld Motocross feature interview. Brett is currently sitting fourth in the 250 Lites West point standings, one point behind teammate Austin Stroupe after the AMA Supercross West Series. The last race in the AMA Supercross series is in Seattle, WA on April 26th. Good luck!

Playstation / Woodward AM JAM @ The Block

Posted 03/12/2008

The Block will be hosting a stop on the Playstation / Woodward Am Jam Tour on Saturday, March 22. The contest will be open to skateboarders ages 7 - 18.

Spring Desert Mission

Posted 03/11/2008

Geoff Rowley and Johnny Layton head to Phoenix, AZ to have some fun in the sun and Thrasher Magazine has posted videos and photos of their skating adventure!

Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party

Posted 03/10/2008

Its time again for the Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party! This summer, the Vans Warped Tour will road trip through North America for the 14th amazing summer and kicking it all off with a killer lineup of bands performing at the VWT Kickoff Party.

Dollin Takes Over The Daily Habit

Posted 03/07/2008

Tune in to FUEL TV and catch Vans Signature Pro Skateboarder Dustin Dollin on the Daily Habit tonight at 9pm ET (6pm PT). Can't wait for the show to air...check out the behind the scenes footage!

Vans Snowboard Team Shines At Tahoe Cup

Posted 03/06/2008

The Vans Snowboard Team was out in full force at this years Tahoe Cup. The team represented in the competiton and had some really great results! Andreas Wig took first place in Slopestyle for the second year in a row with a flawless run that included a frontside 1080 to the bottom of the landing on the second jump! Click here to read more.

Vans Cup at Tahoe Superpipe Video Recap

Posted 03/05/2008

Check out day 3 action of the Vans Cup at Tahoe Superpipe comp.

Vans And Pnut In NYC Thursday And Miami Saturday

Posted 03/05/2008

Live in New York City or Miami? We're bringing artist Pnut to Bloomingdale's Thursday night March 6 and the first 12 people who purchase a pair of Vans get a customized pair painted by Pnut. On Saturday, stop by and see us at Shoe Gallery in Miami as Pnut will be painting and chilling with peeps all day.

Timmy Reyes Pro Spotlight - Transworld Surf Magazine

Posted 03/04/2008

Vans Surf Team rider Timmy Reyes talks about his struggle with a serious knee injury during the 2007 WCT season, working through rehab and his thoughts on surfing. Find out more about this Orange County darkhorse in the 12 page spread of Transworld Surf's new May issue!

Bondi Bowl A Rama 2008 Pro Video

Posted 03/03/2008

Check out the new photos and video from the Bondi Bowl A Rama in Syndey, Australia. Thanks to all the riders including Bucky Lasek, Omar Hassan, Steve Caballero and everyone that made it out to Australia and made it such a sick contest!

Vans Cup Tahoe Slopestyle Video Recap

Posted 03/03/2008

Check out some of the highlights from day 2 of the Vans Cup at Tahoe Slopestyle comp.

Snowboarder's Weekend Recap

Posted 03/02/2008

Sunday was the Holy Day of the Vans Cup, a perfect wrap to our weekend trip into the soul of snowboarding. The riders, the fans, the smiles were all a part of it. It seemed some heavenly energy forced fun upon us. Even the weather seemed to be under divine control.

Vans Cup: Sunday Superpipe - Kass and Hight Repeat

Posted 03/02/2008

Danny Kass and Elena Hight ruled the giant Superpipe at Northstar-at-Tahoe for the second straight year as the fourth edition of the Vans Cup at Tahoe wrapped up under sunny blue skies on Sunday afternoon.

Snowboarder's Slopestyle Recap

Posted 03/02/2008

The air was crisp; the riding was crisper. Vans kicked off the second competition in its three-part weekend. Slopestylers were the center of attention. Riders jumped and jibbed for more than $80,000.

Saturday Slopestyle: Quick Results

Posted 03/01/2008

Here's a quick rundown on today's Slopestyle action.

Snowboarder's Day 2 Report

Posted 03/01/2008

Snowboarder's Dylan Silver gives us the lowdown on Day 2 at the Vans Cup at Tahoe ....

Friday Night Rail Jam: Quick Results

Posted 03/01/2008

Here's a quick look at Friday night's Rail Jam.

Highlights Vans Cup Tahoe Rail Jam

Posted 03/01/2008

Watch Vans riders Darrell Mathes, Scotty Arnold, Zac Marben, and a handful of the worlds best snow jibbers!

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