Vans Park Series sparks off its third year in São Paulo and for our first Rider Profile of 2018 we take a dive into the history of Brazil’s native son, Pedro Barros. Pedro finished in 2nd place at the 2017 VPS Championships in Shanghai China, and has won every VPS event held in Brazil. We sit down with Pedro to discuss his recent move to Huntington Beach, California, his upbringing in Florianopolis and the pressure of competing in front of the hometown fans.
The Vans Park Series, skateboarding’s first-ever world championship park terrain series, returns in 2018 with 4 Qualifier stops in Brazil, Canada, the USA and Sweden, followed by the World Championship in China. Get the full schedule and watch every stop LIVE at www.vansparkseries.com