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Have You Voted For Vans Warped Tour Yet?

Posted 11/26/2008

The Warped Eco Initiative has made it to the finals for a $10,000 grant from Ideablob and we need your help to make sure we win! The Warped Eco Initiative began in 2005 and has grown to include a volunteer driven recycling program, solar powered stage, solar canopies, biodiesel fueling, compostable/reusable dishware in catering, eco-driven contests, a partnership with Earth Echo International, band volunteer participation program, and more!

HBO Sports Feature Interview With Stephen Murray

Posted 11/25/2008

Real Sports Correspondent, Mary Carillo talks with BMX Star Stephen Murray about the extraordinary strides he's made in rehabilitation and the setbacks.

Vans Skatepark Annual Members Special

Posted 11/25/2008

As a thank you to our loyal annual members, both Orange, CA and Orlando, FL Vans Skateparks will be slashing session prices for the holiday season. From November 28, 2008 to December 24, 2008, Annual Members can take advantage of the following offers.

Vans Welcomes Rising Surf Star, 15 Year-Old Leila Hurst To The Team

Posted 11/24/2008

Vans is excited to announce the signing of rising surf talent Leila Hurst to the Vans Surf Team. Though only 15 years old, Hurst has already amassed an impressive track record that includes two titles at this year's National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) Nationals where she took both the Explorer Women's and Explorer Girl's titles. Hurst, who will don both Vans apparel and footwear, has also been a top contender on the Junior Pro circuit, quickly establishing herself as one of the most talented and stylish young female surfers competing today.

Vans BMX Meet & Greet Tour In Texas

Posted 11/21/2008

Vans BMX riders Scotty Cranmer, Gary Young, Cory Nastazio, Luke Parslow, Chase Hawk and more will be stopping by Vans stores in Texas at the beginning of December. There will be autographs, giveaways and more. Stop by to meet your favorite BMX riders and you might even go home with a free pair of shoes!

Vans Girls On LA Ink Tonight

Posted 11/20/2008

Be sure to tune in tonight to TLC's LA Ink tonight as artist Kim Saigh meets with the Vans design crew to collaborate on a project for next summer. Check local listings for details, LA Ink airs Thursdays at 10/9c.

The Reef Hawaiian Pro LIVE Webcast Is On!

Posted 11/20/2008

After the arrival of a Northwest swell, The Reef Hawaiian Pro resumes today with round four of the men's competition. Be on the look-out for Vans team rider Timmy Reyes competing for the title and that oh-so-glorious prize money. Also, don't miss the women's final where the battle continues amongst the new generation of surfers. Catch the event LIVE as well as videos, photos, news, highlights and more on triplecrownofsurfing.com!

Holiday Skate Clinics

Posted 11/19/2008

Learn to skate while your parents shop for the holidays! Both Vans Parks in Orange, CA and Orlando, FL will be offering extended skateboard clinics for the holiday season. Two separate Saturday clinics running from 8am - 2pm will be offered on December 13th and 20th. A pizza lunch is included and the program will cater to street skateboarders ages 6 - 16 on all skill levels. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Sign up today because spots are limited.

Active AM This Saturday!

Posted 11/18/2008

Make sure you get out to Mira Loma, CA this weekend to catch the 3rd Annual Active AM where over 35 of the world's top am skateboarders will be competing cash, prizes and top honors! Also, Active is hosting a Live Webcast on Activerideshop.com on the day of the event as well for any fans that can't make it to the event.

Steve Alba Carves On The Skateboard Mag

Posted 11/18/2008

Be on the look out for the January issue of The Skateboard Mag with none other than the legendary Steve Alba. As a bonus, The Skateboard Mag decided to publish only the second special photo issue in five years, which means you'll be entertained for hours with photographs of the sickest skating.

$5 Day Pass For Annual Members

Posted 11/18/2008

As a thank you to our loyal annual members, both Orange, CA and Orlando, FL Vans Skateparks will be slashing session prices for the holiday season.  From November 28, 2008 to December 24, 2008, Annual Members can take advantage of the following offers.

Suicidal Tendencies On Tour

Posted 11/17/2008

The punk legends are still going strong after 25 years. They are back from their tour in France and are ready to rock the US. They will be starting off on the West Coast and are going full circle around the country. Going all the way to New York and back west finishing off at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas. For full tour dates and details go here.

Geoff Rowley And The Flip Team On The Feast Southwest Tour

Posted 11/14/2008

That's right ladies and gentlemen, the illustrious Flip team is heading to the desert southwest and mountain country, the perfect way to start the holidays! Forget your turkeys and family feasts and get yourself to the nearest skatepark location on the schedule and feast on the fine skateboarding of: Geoff Rowley, Mark Appleyard, David Gonzalez, Rune Glifberg, Lance Mountain, Luan de Oliveira, Curren Caples and the gangsta style of Louie Lopez. We all look forward to seeing you there. Happy travels.

State Radio - "Man In The Hall" Live Video Exclusive

Posted 11/14/2008

State Radio's Take Back The Country tour is winding down. If you missed them when they went through your town you can check out exclusive footage of "Man In The Hall" here. You can check out more live footage at www.stateradio.com. If you're on the east coast you still have a chance to check them out live November 29 in New York with Anti-Flag and December 26 in Washington. Get your tickets before they sell out. Sorry Cambridge, MA that show has already sold out.

Sport Chalet's Project 59 Mural #2 With Oliver Peck

Posted 11/14/2008

Vans family member and world famous tattoo artist Oliver Peck took over Sport Chalet once again. He had previously created a Vans mural at the Long Beach, CA location and was asked to work his magic again, this time in La Canada, CA. The West Coast sporting goods retailer celebrated the Grand Opening of their newly built store and Oliver was there to add some finishing touches. Check out his masterpeice that took three days to complete! Look for more Vans / Oliver collaborations coming soon to a city near you.

Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing Kicks-Off Today With 6-12 Foot Waves!

Posted 11/13/2008

The first day of the 26th annual Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is officially ON and the webcast is in full swing! The event kicks-off with the Reef Hawaiian Pro, a men's and women's 6-star rated ASP World Qualifying Series event featuring over 200 of the world's top-ranked surfers ready to conquer some of the largest waves during the contest series. Don't you dare miss a minute of the action on triplecrownofsurfing.com! Also don't forget to sign up for daily Mobile Updates to be the first to know if the event is ON.

Los Angeles Art Show Featuring Marco Zamora

Posted 11/12/2008

Vans Sky Gallery artist Marco Zamora would like to invite everyone to his art show in Los Angeles, CA starting this Saturday, November 15th and running through December 30th. The graphic artist by day and painter by night, is influenced by everyday life, his culture, color, L.A, skateboarding and people in awkward moments. Look out for more of Marco's art when he invades the South by hitting up Miami in December.

Come Celebrate The Grand Opening Of The New Jack's Store!

Posted 11/11/2008

JACK'S SURFBOARDS is celebrating the Grand Opening of their Irvine, CA Store on Saturday, November 15th. The Vans Skate Team will be doing a signing at 3pm with: Anthony Van Engelen, Tony Alva, Christian Hosoi, Jeff Grosso, Andrew Allen and Keegan Sauder. Come out to support Jack's newest location and get autographs of your favorite Vans riders at the same time.

Andreas Wiig Wins Pleasure Jam

Posted 11/10/2008

Our boy, Vans Snow Team rider Andreas Wiig came through like he always does and won the first slopestyle contest he entered this season! The Pleasure Jam is a 4 star TTR event on the Dachstien Glacier in Germany. Big-ups to "MANDREAS" for taking the title from a list of super strong competitiors.

Holiday Skate Clinics

Posted 11/10/2008

Learn to skate while your parents shop for the holidays!  Both Vans Parks in Orange, CA and Orlando, FL will be offering extended skateboard clinics for the holiday season.  Two separate Saturday clinics running from 8am - 2pm will be offered on December 13th and 20th.  A pizza lunch is included and the program will cater to street skateboarders ages 6 - 16 on all skill levels.  Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers.  Sign up today because spots are limited.

Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas Nov. 8th & 9th!

Posted 11/07/2008

Fun Fun Fun Fest kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas! The two day event is going through a gauntlet of killer bands such as: Bad Brains, All, Bouncing Souls, Atmosphere, Z-trip, Municipal Waste, Cromags, Rival Schools, and many more! Go rock/thrash/mosh!

Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas Nov. 8th & 9th!

Posted 11/06/2008

Fun Fun Fun Fest kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas! The 2 day event is going through a gauntlet of killer bands such as Bad Brains, All, Bouncing Souls, Atmosphere, Z-trip, Municipal Waste, Cromags, Rival Schools, etc. For full details check out their website here. Go rock/thrash/mosh!

Behind The Scenes Of Mat Rebeaud's Training Session

Posted 11/06/2008

It's been a long year for Vans FMX team rider Mat Rebeaud; between collecting precious medals at X Games and dominating the very international 2008 Red Bull X-Fighters series, Mat's been a busy little bee. So with a small window in his schedule, what does the madman from Switzerland do? He comes out to take advantage of Cali's warm climate to practice even more, of course!

Congratulations

Posted 11/05/2008

Congrats to all the winners of the Vans Forever The Sickest Kids Meet & Greet contest. Brad, Jacquelyn, Eileen and their guests all had a great time hanging out in the Vans RV with the guys. Everyone got autographed posters and photos. Each winner also recieved Vans shoes and a FTSK prize pack.

Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing Starts Next Wednesday With Live Webcast!

Posted 11/05/2008

The 26th annual Vans Triple Crown of Surfing will begin its six-week run next Wednesday, November 12, 2008 and will offer the largest prize purse in the Series' history with $815,000 up for grabs. Careers are made, dreams are shattered and six prestigious event titles are on the line as over 260 of the world's top-ranked men and women surfers from the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) return to the Hawaii to tackle the big waves of Oahu's North Shore. Past Triple Crown winners include Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, and last year's title winners Megan Abubo and Bede Durbidge.

Cam White Reveals His Dirt Jumping Secrets

Posted 11/04/2008

Want to learn from the 2008 Dew Tour BMX Dirt champion? Then forget your Wheaties and start adding Vegemite to your diet. In a recent interview, Vans BMX Team rider Cam White revealed the reasons why Australians dominate dirt jumping. " Vegemite...it all comes down to Vegemite."  Check out the rest of Cam's interview to see what other secrets he dishes out.

Only A Few Chances Left To Catch MATSOD

Posted 11/03/2008

Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster are in the middle of a month-and-a-half long tour. They recently rolled through Anaheim, CA at the Chain Reaction, the place went off. Check out the photos here. If you wanna get in on this there are only a couple weeks left of their tour. Click on Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster in the tours section for more info.

Hosoi On The Cover Of December's Issue Of Thrasher!

Posted 11/03/2008

Don't call it a comeback- Vans Skate Team rider Christian Hosoi is on the the cover of Thrasher! Also featuring the Independent Truck Co 30th Anniversary Tour with our very own Jeff Grosso, Steve Caballero, Geoff Rowley, Alex Olson, Omar Hassan and Tony Trujillo.

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