One of the most unique skateboarding competitions hits Paris this Saturday, August 31st. The Vans Downtown Showdown takes over Grande Halle de la Villette bringing the world's best skate teams to battle each other on obstacles designed by each team. Make sure to watch the live webcast Saturday, August 31st at noon in Paris or for you all you late-timers, 3am PST. It's sure to be wild!
Tonight, friend of Vans Chris Cote hosts the live webcast of FYF presents Vans House Parties coming straight from the House of Vans to your computer screen. Awesome artists of the night include Small Black, Delorean and Les Savy Fav. Get ready for a great night of music starting at 7:30pm EST!
This is huge news... Small Black will be the special guest at the last Vans House Parties! They will be joining Delorean and headliner Les Savy Fav tomorrow night, Thursday, August 29th. If you can't make it for the free event presented by FYF, then join the party via live webcast starting at 7:30pm EST.
The Vans Skate crew is on their way to Europe for a two week tour! Crew includes, Geoff Rowley, Tony Trujillo, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Gilbert Crockett and a few more. Liverpool, Amsterdam, Berlin are just a few stops along the way. Definitely make sure to keep yourself updated with all the happenings along the way.
Huge congrats to Vans Surf Team rider Pat Gudauskas who took the win of the Vans Pro, 51st Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater! Also, Joshua Moniz held the trophy high for the Vans Pro Juniors. Take a look at the highlights!
Today. check out the 51st Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro Juniors hitting the water starting at 8:30am EST with the Round of 32 via live webcast. Junior Quarter finals will surf then tomorrow, Mens Round of 32 will have an 8am EST start.
The Breton Boot returns to the Vans OTW Collection with two new colorways for fall 2013. Available in Ballistic Grey and Tech Brown, the Breton Boot is OTW’s rendition of the all-weather boot featuring water-resistant nubuck uppers, mesh detailing and nylon webbing.
Did you RSVP to the sold out last Vans House Parties presented by FYF with Les Savy Fav, Delorean and special guest? No? Don't be bummed! You can still be apart of the party going down at the House of Vans a week from today on Thursday, August 29th by watching the live webcast starting at 7:30pm EST. We're here for you.
Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be running instructional skateboard clinics on September 28th & October 26th from 8am - 12pm. Vans certified instructors offer instruction for beginner to intermediate street skateboarders ages 6 - 16. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Spots are limited...so sign up at the park today!
Today, the 51st Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans PRO is ON today starting with the Round of 64 Heats 1-8. Check out all the action via live webcast starting at 8am EST.
It's almost September again! The Vans September Shred Am Skate Contest is back at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA on September 21st. With a prize purse of $800 and tons of prizes from our sponsors, it's bound to be a good time! Check out the flyer below for more details...registration is the day of the contest 9/21 at 10am and spots are limited!
The 51st Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships presented by Vans and hydrated by vitaminwater Vans Pro is ON today in 1 to 3 foot waves. Round 1 and Round 2 of Mens will hit the water with Juniors on standby. Watch the live webcast or head on down to Virginia Beach!
Vans Pro Skate welcomed Chima Ferguson to their illustrious signature team with the introduction of the Vans Chima Pro in Echo Park last Friday night. Hosted at popular L.A. nightclub, The Echo, the private celebration brought out over 300 of Chima's friends including fellow Vans team riders for an intimate and breathtaking live performance by Cat Power (joined briefly onstage by Chima himself) and DJ sets by The Blackouts.
OffTheWall.tv brings two killer shows to your computer screen next week. Take a ride through downtown LA with up and coming hip hop artist on OTW Minute - Alexandar Spit. You can't live a week without Grosso, can you? He sits down with Nieratko on Adventures with Chris.
There is one more weekly session of Summer Skate Camp at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA starting this Monday, August 19th. Skateboard instruction is offered for street skaters ages 6 - 16. Camp runs Monday - Friday from 8am - 12pm and includes a day pass to ride for the rest of the day. Cost is $170 for members and $195 for non-members. Make sure to sign up!
For the first time, X Games awarded custom trophies to the athletes with the top moments from each stop of the year. Two Vans athletes were awarded for top overall performance. Vans Snow Team rider Iouri Podladtchikov for a Yolo Flip in Tignes and Vans Skate Team Rider Curren Caples, Skate Park Gold Medalist in Munich. Congrats guys, killing it!
The latest issue of The Skateboard Mag just dropped with an article and pictures of the Vans Perth Trip with Chima Ferguson, Elijah Berle, Daniel Lutheran, Kyle Walker and more of the team. Also, a solid interview from Vans flow rider Alec Majerus. Hurry up and pick up your copy before they're all gone.
This Saturday, August 17th, head to the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA for a Toy Machine Demo. Featured skaters include Vans team riders Daniel Lutheran and Johnny Layton and others from the Toy Machine team such as Billy Marks, Matt Bennett, Jordan Taylor and Blake Carpenter.
Vans is proud to partner with Alien Workshop this season to bring true skateboarding fans a full collection of apparel, footwear and accessories designed with unique trim details including a custom-designed Vans x Alien Workshop logo created by Mike Hill himself. The iconic alien symbol sits front and center on Hill’s design, highlighted on select pieces with an embroidered patch appliqué.
If you live in Montreal, Canada, this event is for you… The Big-O Rebirth presented by Vans is an official reopening of Montreal's mystical Skateboarding Sanctuary. It's a free event and goes down this Sunday, August 18th from, 12pm - 9pm with special guests DJ Juan Love (John Cardiel) and The Mighty Mayton (w/Danny Rebel & The KGB's.)
The last Vans House Parties presented by FYF goes down on Thursday, August 29th at the House of Vans in Brooklyn with Les Savy Fav, Delorean and a special guest. I know, we're sad too! The RSVP list is open starting tomorrow, so get on it to jam out with 1,000 of your closest friends. The coolest thing about this show is that it will be brought to you via LIVE webcast! Make sure to tune in!
Huge news: Long time Vans Skate Team rider and Vans family member, Christian Hosoi was named #4 on Transworld Skateboarding's list of The 30th Most Influential Skaters of all time. Check in with Christian in his video interview parts 1, 2 and 3. Congrats my man!
The Vans OTW Collection is proud to present the OTW Minute series on OffTheWall.TV. The Vans OTW Collection has become a product staple for many artists within the music, art and street culture communities. The OTW Minute will now give viewers a glimpse into the backgrounds and day-to-day life of these key figures. The series premiere brings us up close and personal with Los Angeles-bred emcee, MURS.
The Vans DQM General in Boston, MA is now open! Located at 174 Newbury St, the store carries a curated selection of Vans and DQM premium footwear and apparel, exclusive co-branded DQM for Vans footwear and apparel, as well as a full skate shop. A destination if you're in the area.
The Vans Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach, CA will be holding an "Off The Wall" Gallery Art Show this Saturday, August 10th from 6pm - 10pm. The show will feature artwork from the Mens Apparel Off The Wall Gallery t-shirt series. There will be beverages and limited edition giveaways for attendees at the event.
Here we come Atlanta! The Vans Get Out And Do Something tour is coming your way with Ray Barbee, John Cardiel, The Mattson 2 and Greg "Pnut" Galinsky. Come out for live music, art, giveaways like a Fender guitar and more, August 8th through August 11th at different Vans Retail Store locations throughout the area including Durham, NC, Norfolk, VA and Willow Grove, PA. Let's do it!
First introduced solely in the Vans Women’s Surf Collection, Vans expands its collaboration with Krochet Kids intl. featuring one-of-a-kind pieces within the accessories line as well as surf footwear for men and women. Take a look at a behind-the-scenes video with team rider Leila Hurst.
Roast beef, crail, late shuvit, saran wrap, hippy jump, etc… In the latest episode of Loveletters, Grosso discusses some of the highs and lows of the “trends in skateboard trickery.” Watch all the past episodes from the Season Four of Loveletters on OffTheWall.TV!
If you're in the San Francisco, CA area on Thursday, August 8th, come out to The Darkside Recruitment Center for the Vault by Vans x Wtaps Launch Party! Admission open to the public with refreshments provided from 6pm - 9 pm. See you there.
They say everything is bigger is Texas right? Well the Vans Warped Tour is ending in a big way with the last few stops in the Lone Star State. Dallas on Friday, San Antonio on Saturday and Houston on Sunday round out the last few stops. We'll see you in the pit