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Vans World Cup Turns Up the Triple Crown Heat! Live Webcast ON

Posted 11/30/2013

The Vans World Cup of Surfing, second leg of the 31st annual Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, hydrated by vitaminwater is underway in smaller, but cleaner conditions at Sunset Beach, on the North Shore of Oahu today. Yesterday's contest brought intense waves, a large crowd at Sunset Beach and some serious competition. You've got to check this out as Round 64 Heats 1-16 hit the water!

Watch Pumping Waves at Vans Triple Crown- Live Now

Posted 11/29/2013

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing / Vans World Cup of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater is On today with solid 12-15 foot WNW swell on hand at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Hawaii. Definitely check out epic waves today on the live webcast online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.

Vans OTW Collection Alomar AW for Holiday

Posted 11/28/2013

The Alomar takes styling cues from our classic Chukka Boot and infuses those subtleties with the fashionable aspects of a modern, slimmed-down high-top to create a shoe that pushes the boundaries between skate and street fashion. The Vans OTW Collection introduces an all-weather rendering of the Alomar this holiday season, dubbed the Alomar AW. Stylized in two military-inspired colorways, the Alomar AW is detailed with luxe leather, diamond-stitched paneling and more.

Dane Gudauskas in "Under Desert Sun"

Posted 11/27/2013

Want to watch something breathtaking? "Under Desert Sun" documents Vans Surf Team rider Dane Gudauskas and friend Kepa Acero's journey to Angola in search of waves. After taking a 2 days, 14 hour bus ride and a car ride to get to their destination, the guys find what they were looking for. You've got to see this adventure.

Vans World Cup Live Webcast ON Today

Posted 11/26/2013

The Vans World Cup of Surfing, the second jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater is ON today! Clean 4-6'+ WNW swell on hand at Sunset Beach here on the North Shore of Hawaii. Action starts at 8am HST with Round of 128 Heats 1-16. Watch live online or on the Vans Live 2.0 App.

Black Friday Free Skate at Vans Skatepark

Posted 11/26/2013

Avoid the Black Friday craziness and come skate at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA! Free skateboarding will start on Thanksgiving Day (November 28th) at 8pm and will go all night and day until 10pm on November 29th. Also, our newly remodeled retail and pro shop will be completed by then...so come check it out. There will also be a limited edition free pair of Vans Skatepark socks with any purchase while supplies last. Join us!

Vans' Classic & City Event Series Kicks Off in Hong Kong

Posted 11/25/2013

Vans, the original action sports footwear brand, is excited to announce an Asia-Pacific event series focused around city specific activations to support creative self-expression through Music, Art and Street Culture. Starting at Clockenflap, the Hong Kong’s premier and largest music and arts festival an following the recent International stops in Mexico, Bilbao and Brazil, the Asia-Pacific series will kick off in Hong Kong and continue to Tour to Chengdu, Guangzhou, culminating with the grande finale event in Shanghai.

Holiday Skate Clinics @ Vans Skatepark

Posted 11/25/2013

Learn to skate while your parents shop for the holidays! Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be offering two separate holiday skate clinics on 12/14 & 12/21 for street skateboarders ages 6 - 16. Each clinic is $40 for members and $50 for non-members and will run from 8am - 1pm...both include a pizza lunch! Registration is currently open so sign up today.

New Episodes of Classics Tales Out Now

Posted 11/25/2013

The first five episodes of Classic Tales are available to watch right now for your laughing pleasure! Visit OffTheWall.tv for more insane stories from Vans personalities such as BMX legend Dennis McCoy, pro skateboarder John Cardiel, resident gonzo skate journalist Chris Nieratko, and head banging Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.

Michel Bourez Wins Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Reef Hawaiian Pro

Posted 11/24/2013

Mega congratulations to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Reef Hawaiian Pro hydrated by vitaminwater Champion, Michel Bourez! Check out the highlights and see his journey to the top. Stay tuned for updates on the 2nd jewel, Vans World Cup of Surfing as the holding period starts tomorrow.

Watch Finals of Reef Hawaiian Pro!

Posted 11/24/2013

Today is the day that the first jewel, Reef Hawaiian Pro of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater finals go down! All the action is going to be pumping so make sure to tune in at 8:30am HST to see who gets crowned Champion!

Reef Hawaiian Pro Half Day ON

Posted 11/23/2013

Half day of contest will run here at the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing / Reef Hawaiian Pro hydrated by vitaminwater in Haleiwa on the North Shore of Oahu. Round of 32 Heats 1-8 will compete today and then contest will finish tomorrow. Watch it live starting at 12pm HST online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app!

Vans Warped Tour Dates and Venues Announced

Posted 11/22/2013

The countdown to 2014 summer's Vans Warped Tour has begun! 203 days, 17 hours, 45 minuets and 34 seconds to be exact. The U.S. and Canada dates and venues have been released. The next big announcement comes December 4th when band announcements begin and tickets go on sale. Sign up for the newsletter to stay connected. We'll see you in the pit.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Videos, Photos and More

Posted 11/21/2013

While there may be a shortage of waves on the North Shore this week during the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater, there is no shortage of videos, photos and articles to check out while we wait for mother nature to send us some swell! Sign up for text alerts so you know on the go when the contest will be ON. Stay tuned for the announcement of the last day of the Reef Hawaiian Pro where a champion will be crowned!

New Joan Jett Album and Video

Posted 11/20/2013

Vans is a fan of rock n' roll icon JOAN JETT & her Blackhearts. They have unveiled the anticipated official music video for the single "Any Weather," which comes via her newly released album Unvarnished. The new video, directed by Kevin Kerslake was shot in Los Angeles, CA, and shows Joan in her true rock n' roll form. Check out the video and the album and rock out.

Pedro Barros Interview

Posted 11/19/2013

Pick up the January Issue of The Skateboard Mag and you'll be pleased to find an interview with Vans' Pedro Barros. He chats it up about Brazil, the Vans Video and...well just read the article already. Also, check in with John Cardiel and learn about his mad DJ skills.

Black Friday Free Skate @ Vans Skatepark

Posted 11/18/2013

Avoid the Black Friday craziness and come skate at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA! Free skateboarding will start on Thanksgiving Day (11/28) at 8pm & will go all night till 10pm on 11/29. Also, our newly remodeled retail and pro shop will be completed by then...so come check it out! There will also be a limited edition free pair of Vans Skatepark socks with any purchase while supplies last. Join us!

OTW Perspective Episode with Mel D Cole

Posted 11/18/2013

The Vans OTW Collection and OffTheWall.TV introduce the next episode of OTW Perspectives which takes us behind the camera with photographer Mel D. Cole. Picking up the lens over eight years ago, Mel D. Cole has found himself at the forefront of the New York City photography scene as his gritty imagery presents raw perspectives of his subjects. The self-taught lensman takes viewers through the NYC subway and over the city’s skyline as he shares his own perspectives on his childhood, visual style, music photography and speaks candidly on “the new photographer” of the next generation. Check out the full clip now at OffTheWall.TV.

Take a Tour with John John Florence

Posted 11/17/2013

Our friends at Vice headed to the North Shore to hang out with Vans Surf Team rider John John Florence. Take a tour with John as he shows you his childhood home, walks through his new humble abode and talks photography. They even catch a mongoose. Oh man.

Watch Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Live Now

Posted 11/16/2013

Today, make sure to tune into the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Reef Hawaiian Pro hydrated by vitaminwater live webcast starting at 8am HST!

1st Jewel of Vans Triple Crown Live Webcast is ON

Posted 11/15/2013

Day 2 of The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Reef Hawaiian Pro hydrated by vitaminwater is ON at 8am HST in 4-6 foot surf at Haleiwa on the North Shore of Hawaii. Watch Men’s Round of 96 Heats 2-16 and Clash of the Legends final all on the live webcast online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Reef Hawaiian Pro ON

Posted 11/14/2013

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro starts today! Surf holding steady 6-8'+ from NNW. 8Am HST start today with 16 heats round 128, and first heat of round 96, Clash of the Legend's heat will surf at Noon. Don't forget to download the Vans Live 2.0 app to watch on the go.

Chris Pfanner Exclusive Interview

Posted 11/13/2013

Check out "Waffle Wednesday's" on Vans Skate. Today, Chris Nieratko sits with Vans' Chris Pfanner and talks about his recent move from Germany to Hollywood for daily filming trips for the upcoming Vans Video. Also, get the story behind his latest Thrasher cover he landed in Croatia.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Waiting Period Starts Today

Posted 11/12/2013

Today kicks off the twelve day waiting period for The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater Reef Hawaiian Pro. No contest today as small 2-3 foot NE swell on hand. Check out the Samsung Galaxy Morning Call with Contest Director Marty Thomas to see what the forecast looks like tomorrow. Stay tuned for the first day of contest.

New Classic Tales with Anthony Van Engelen and Jason Dill

Posted 11/11/2013

On the first episode of Classic Tales Season 2 premiering today on OffTheWall.tv, a young Dill and AVE go to Arizona on a filming trip for their now epic Transworld Feedback part. Their first stop is jail, where AVE gets accused of murder because of Dill's fake I.D. Rad!

Dennis McNett Art Show In LA on Nov. 16th

Posted 11/10/2013

Vans proudly presents Dennis McNett "Temple of Wolfbat" art exhibition at Known Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. The show features 26 Antihero graphics, the boards, blocks and limited prints. Opening reception is Saturday, November 16th from 8-11pm and the show runs until November 30th.

Mason Ho Wins HIC Pro

Posted 11/10/2013

With the DNA of a Sunset Beach surfing champion, 25-year-old Mason Ho followed his father Michael's legendary footprints to post his first ASP victory in the HIC Pro presented by Vans. His dad won this particular event four times between 1988 and 1996, and now Mason becomes the 30th name on the HIC Pro winner's cup. His win earns him $15,000; takes him to No.1 on the ASP Hawaii regional rankings;

Final Day of HIC Pro Live Webcast is ON

Posted 11/09/2013

Final day of the HIC Pro is ON today! New 6-8 foot NW swell hand building and peaking thru the day with bigger sets forecasted. The HIC Pro and ASP Hawaii Regional Champions will be crowned by days end. Make sure you watch the final day via live webcast online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app starting at 8am HST!

Union x Vans

Posted 11/08/2013

This binding collaboration is all about paying respect towards the amazing heritage and timeless style of the Vans brand. With 20 solid years in the snowboard boot game, it is a pleasure and honor to build this super limited-edition model. Jamie Lynn rides them, and so should you...

New Down Days Series on OffTheWall.tv

Posted 11/07/2013

Follow the Gudauskas brothers, Tanner, Dane and Pat as they travel around the world to surf and experience new cultures. First up are Australia and Spain, where everything from lawn bowling to eating live scorpions awaits. Watch the trailer out now and the series premiering exclusively on OffTheWall.TV starting November 24th.

Countdown to Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Posted 11/06/2013

It's officially less than a week to the start of the waiting period for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing / Reef Hawaiian Pro hydrated by vitaminwater going down on the North Shore of Hawaii! With the three jewels of the Vans Triple Crown; Reef Hawaiian Pro November 12th - November 23rd. Vans World Cup November 24th - December 6th and Billabong Pipe Masters December 8th - 20th, all eyes are sure to be on the action. Check out the trailer to get you pumped for this year's event.

Classic Tales Returns to OffTheWall.tv

Posted 11/05/2013

The notoriously hysterical animated series brought you by Vans is back and ready to amaze! OffTheWall.TV is proud to announce the second season of Classic Tales, the fan-favorite animated series brought to life by Los Angeles artist Jay Howell and director/animator Jim Dirschberger. The original series featuring outrageous and uncanny stories from Vans personalities returns to OfftheWall.TV on Nov. 11th with an all-star, sidesplitting lineup including Jason Dill, Gavin McInnes, Dennis McCoy, Chris Nieratko, Robert Trujillo of Metallica and many more.

Introducing the New Rowley Pro Lite

Posted 11/04/2013

Advanced durability meets the leader in boardfeel and grip. Combining for the first time ever, a state-of-the-art stitch-less upper on a single-wrap vulcanized outsole, this holiday Vans PRO SKATE innovates another first in skate performance with the [ROWLEY] PRO LITE. Check them out!

Behind Curren Caples Cover

Posted 11/03/2013

Our man Chris Nieratko got the inside scoop with the cover of the latest issue of The Skateboard Mag with Vans' own Curren Caples on the cover. He talks with the photographer Anthony Acosta to find out just what went into the amazing and surprising new cover.

Vans OTW Collection Holiday 2013: Palm Camo Pack

Posted 11/02/2013

The Vans OTW Collection presents a new approach to the camouflage form with the Palm Camo pack. Utilizing an allover arrangement of palm trees in tan, red and black hues, the assortment is comprised of two new Alomar colorways and a special edition of the Atascadero pocket tee.

Watch Day 3 of HIC Pro

Posted 11/01/2013

The HIC Pro presented by Vans Day 3 is called on today with new 4-7+ WNW swell on hand forecasted to hold through the day. Schedule will finish round of 96 heats 11-16, then the top seeds in round of 64 hit the water with heats 1-13. All the action starts at 8am HST via live webcast online or on the Vans Live 2.0 app. Check it out.

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