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Introspect featuring Iouri Podladtchikov

Posted 01/31/2014

Follow Vans Snow Team rider Iouri "iPod" Podladtchikov at the US Open in Vail as he endures the rewards and hardships of competitive snowboarding. See what Iouri’s training process is like and how he prepares for competition on the newest episode of Introspect on OffTheWall.tv.

A Look at The House of Vans

Posted 01/30/2014

Our friends at The Berrics took a visit to the House of Vans in Brooklyn, New York during the Supply and Demand Art show. Vans' Russ Pope talks to about the event which included art, some skateboarding and what goes down at the venue on the regular. Check it.

"Open House" Wednesday's at House of Vans

Posted 01/29/2014

This winter the House of Vans will be open each Wednesday from 7pm-11pm starting today, January 29th through April 2nd. Along with the park being open for skating, we're turning the VIP Lounge into an Open Mic night. Gather your gear and your friends and come on over. Pizza and Pabst will be served.

Prescreening of Dane Reynolds Film in SoCal

Posted 01/28/2014

This Thursday night Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach, CA will be prescreening Dane Reynolds' new film, Loaded. Come by at 6pm to check it out, listen to some jams and grab a drink. Also, while you're there, pick up the Del Norte by Dane Reynolds featuring gray chambray and custom artwork by Dane on the inner lining. Back by popular demand this season.

Vans x Captain Fin

Posted 01/27/2014

This spring, Vans partners with eclectic surf brand, Captain Fin Co., on a full collection of apparel, accessories and footwear. Affectionately known as “The Captain,” internationally renowned surfer Mitch Abshere founded Captain Fin Co. on selling custom built surfboard fins featuring unique templates and artwork by surfers like Joel Tudor, Dane Reynolds, and Alex Knost, in addition to artists like Thomas Campbell, Andy Davis, and more.

Adventures with Chris: Euro Tour Special

Posted 01/26/2014

Back in September the Vans team went on a demo tour around Europe with Chris Nieratko's dad-cam in tow. In this second of 2 parts of the AWC Euro Tour Special Chris captures the high time and hijinx of the tour bus with Tony Trujillo, Chris Pfanner, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Gilbert Crockett, Daniel Lutheran, Johnny Layton, Kris Vile, Rowan Zorilla, Nassim Guammaz and Sam Partaix in Amsterdam and Germany. Watch now on OffTheWall.tv.

Vans x Beatles Yellow Submarine Sneak Peak

Posted 01/24/2014

Want in on a little secret? Vans and The Beatles will release the first-ever footwear collaboration on March 1st. The collection, which contains four pieces, all feature artwork from the Yellow Submarine album and film. To be the first to view the full collection, sign-up for The Beatles Yellow Submarine by Vans email update!

House of Vans at the Mohawk Returns to Austin

Posted 01/23/2014

Vans proudly announces the return of the House of Vans to Austin from March 11th to 15th at the SXSW Music Festival. A take-off on the original House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY, the House of Vans at the Mohawk will feature some of the world's best emerging bands and iconic talent for five days and nights at one of Austin’s most beloved and eclectic music venues – the Mohawk – located in the heart of Austin’s music scene. With afternoon and evening shows daily – curated in partnership with Pitchfork, SpinMedia (SPIN, Stereogum and VIBE), A$AP Mob, The Windish Agency, ATC and Flosstradamus – music fans can expect to experience a range of acts including punk rock, indie, metal and hip-hop.

Vans New Documentary Series

Posted 01/22/2014

This year, Vans presents the first-ever documentary series. For now, watch the trailer and subscribe so we can let you know when the films are ready for your viewing pleasure.

Vans OTW Collection Spring 2014: Alomar Geo Pack

Posted 01/21/2014

The Vans OTW Collection hits the spring season with a batch of new Alomar colorways in the Geo pack. OTW’s signature high-top is refreshed with Black/White and Grey/White styles featuring geometric laser-etched panels and matching print linings. Round nylon laces, detail stitching and metal eyelets put the finishing touches on the pack. Check out the Geo color-ups of the Alomar now at select Vans OTW Collection retailers.

Vans Bondi BOWL-A-RAMA Hits 10 Years

Posted 01/20/2014

The Vans BOWL-A-RAMA celebrates 10 years of the worlds best skaters competing at the infamous Combi Bowl on oceanfront property in Bondi Beach, Australia. With the likes of Pedro Barros, Omar Hassan, Steve Caballero, Jeff Grosso and more, the Pro and Masters divisions are always on fire. A festival including art, music and more runs prior to the event to make this a week long event. Read more about the event coming February 18th and contest with live webcast on February 22nd.

Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. 2014 @ Vans Skatepark

Posted 01/20/2014

It's February and you know what that means...time for the Man, I Need Vans Game of S.K.A.T.E. at Vans Skatepark! On Saturday, February 22nd the park will run the contest for two age divisions (6 - 13 & 14+). Winner from each division takes home a year's supply of Vans shoes (12 pair). There is no additional registration fee other than paying to skate the session...limited spots available. Check out the flyer for more details.

Gilbert Crockett Lands The Skateboard Mag Cover

Posted 01/19/2014

Have you seen the newest issue of The Skateboard Mag? Well make sure to grab a copy because Vans' newest signature pro, Gilbert Crockett graces the cover! He also has a full interview. While we're loving on Gilbert, check out his brand new signature shoe, Crockett Pro out now. Sick!

Skate Clinics at Vans Skateparks

Posted 01/18/2014

Start off the new year by brushing up on your skate skills. Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be offering two separate skate clinics on February 15th and March 22nd from 8am - 12pm. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Instruction is offered for beginner to intermediate street skaters ages 6 - 16.

Vans Classics Celebrates the Legacy of the Sidestripe

Posted 01/17/2014

Vans begins 2014 celebrating the legacy of the Vans Sidestripe. Debuting nearly four decades ago, the Sidestripe started as a random doodle by Vans Founder Paul Van Doren. Over the years the simple motif has evolved into an iconic symbol of the brand’s heritage. Originally referred to as the “Jazz Stripe”, the Sidestripe has marked some of Vans’ most celebrated footwear styles since its inception. Vans kicks off the celebration in spring 2014 as we reflect on the Sidestripe’s history and offer an expanded range of the original sidestriped silhouette: the Old Skool.

More Vans Warped Tour Bands Announced

Posted 01/16/2014

The Maine, State Champs, Volumes and Crown The Empire will all be joining the Vans Warped Tour this summer. They join 25 previously announced acts such as The Devil Wears Prada, Mayday Parade, The Ghost Inside, For Today, Issues and many more. Make sure to see all the bands announced to date and pick up your tickets. The next band announcement takes place on Wednesday, January 22nd, first on Fuse TV’s Warped Roadies airing at 11pm EST/10 C. See you in the pit.

Skate Clinics Are Back For 2014 @ Vans Skatepark

Posted 01/15/2014

Start off the new year by brushing up on your skate skills. Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA will be offering two separate skate clinics on 2/15 & 3/22 from 8am - 12pm. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Instruction is offered for beginner to intermediate street skaters ages 6 - 16. Check out the flyer for more details.

Register Now for Vans Custom Culture

Posted 01/15/2014

The Vans Custom Culture program gives US high school art students a chance to design custom Vans and win $50,000 for their art program and a rad trip with Vans to the finale. Registration is filling up, so make sure your school enters now!

Live Music Webcast at House of Vans Berlin

Posted 01/14/2014

As Berlin witnesses the skateboarding and fashion industries converging for one of the busiest weeks of the year, the House of Vans proudly returns for two days packed full of parties! On Wednesday 15th, we have the infamous Boiler Room curating an epic night of DJ sets from some of Europe's finest, plus a very special live appearance from Angel Haze. Since leaking her own album, Dirty Gold, just a month ago, all eyes and ears have been on the acclaimed American rapper, and so her performance at House of Vans Berlin promises to be a truly Off The Wall experience. Catch the live webcast online or the Vans Live 2.0 App.

Vans Pro Skate Launches the Crockett Pro

Posted 01/13/2014

The introductory signature model from Richmond, Virginia’s Gilbert Crockett is a union of craft and science featuring Vans’ revolutionary WAFFLECUP bottom unit construction and fully-fused DURACAP upper reinforcement technologies in the new Crockett Pro. Unlike any other. Watch Gilbert in the exclusive Crockett Pro video on OffTheWall.TV now!

Watch New Episode of Down Days in Northern Spain

Posted 01/12/2014

OffTheWall.tv's new episode of Down Days follows the Gudauskas brothers as they travel to San Sebastian, Spain. After a surf session at Zurriola Beach, the brothers are leaving no pintxo unturned. A lunch with a storied Basque Photojournalist leads the brothers to walk the streets and get a guided tour to some of the best pintxos in town. The night ends with hard cider and a five star meal at Gastronomica, an exclusive restaurant in town.

Brian Kachinsky Joins Vans BMX Team

Posted 01/11/2014

Who is the newest member of the Vans BMX 2014 Pro Team? It's none other than badass Brian Kachinsky! BK talks with Vital BMX about his big upcoming year. Welcome to the team!

Introspect featuring Hana Beaman

Posted 01/10/2014

Vans Snow Team rider Hana Beaman invites us into her home in Bellingham as she prepares for backcountry season. Experience her perspective on exploring uncharted powder and what she envisions for the future of women in snowboarding. Watch it all in the new episode of Introspect on OffTheWall.tv.

Vans Skate Team Riders in King of the Road Videos

Posted 01/09/2014

Chocolate, Bird House, Enjoi and Real packed up and hit the highway to compete in Thrasher's King of the Road presented by Vans this past summer. By checking off challenges, some skate related some, well not, in the "book" teams earn points. Piercing or tattoo anyone? Vans' own Elijah Berle, Kyle Walker were apart of the madness. Check out the webisodes to see what went down.

Curren Caples Wins Toyota Athlete of the Year

Posted 01/08/2014

We'll start off 2014 congratulating Vans Skate Team rider Curren Caples for being selected by fans as the Toyota Athlete of the Year for the 2013 Dew Tour. Curren will be taking a check of $25,000 straight to the bank for his win.

Vans x Della

Posted 01/07/2014

Vans joins hands with Della, a socially responsible fashion company to release a six-piece footwear and matching accessories for men and women. This collaboration with Vans creates an opportunity to heighten the awareness of Della’s dedication to empowering the women of the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa. Vans traveled to Ghana to document an exclusive glimpse at the passionate, talented women behind Della. Watch our journey to West Africa with the Della team on OffTheWall.TV.

Vans Custom Culture Registration Now Open

Posted 01/06/2014

Vans, in partnership with Americans for the Arts, Journeys and truth®, invites high school art students across the country to take part in the fifth annual Vans Custom Culture, an art and design competition to celebrate student creativity and support arts education. Beginning today, high school art teachers can register for their students to vie against schools across the country to create the most artistic designs using blank Vans shoes as a canvas. The winning school will receive a $50,000 donation for their school art program, and one of the shoe designs will be put into production for sale in select Vans retail stores.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Flipbook

Posted 01/05/2014

Would you like to see the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing in a whole new light? Our friends at Surfing Magazine put together a signature flipbook of this year's series which included three jewels; Reef Hawaiian Pro, Vans World Cup of Surfing and Billabong Pipe Masters. The event may be over, but the stories live on...

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