Vans Korea Presents: SONCARINA | Skate | VANS

Vans Korea is proud to present Eugene Choi’s welcome video ‘SONCARINA’. The title of the film originates from Eugene’s passion for the hand flute: SON (meaning “hands” in Korean) + OCARINA = SONCARINA. Eugene joins the Vans family at the ripe age of 19, bringing with him his fearless style and all-out attitude, along with his talents in art and music, making him a no-brainer addition to the Vans Korea skate team. Welcome to the Vans family, Eugene.

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Dew Tour Setups: Dave Bachinsky’s Recyclable, Environmentally Conscious Skateboard Gear

Devoted skateboarders often take their passions beyond the realm of the act of skateboarding itself. One prime example is Dave Bachinsky, who has found a way to give broken skateboards a second life and recycles them into handcrafted pieces of artwork. To better understand his love for skateboarding, Dew Tour sat down with Dave to nerd out on his complete skateboard gear and setup. Get the full scoop in the video above.

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MEGA RAIL – Elliot Sloan

Elliot Sloan finally got a rail built for the Mega Park! A big inspiration for the mega park and the rail has come from snowboard slope style. For years I’ve thought how fun it would be to be able to hit a rail in a line. I’m stoked to add this feature to the ramp. All the dudes killed it!! It was so sick to have Guy Mariano and Lizard King come check it out too! – Elliot Sloan

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NEW Independent MiD Trucks OUT NOW

New Independent MiD trucks feature a lower profile hanger for optimal contact point angle on your nose and tail for flip tricks, ledges, and all-around street skating with a recommended wheel size of 53mm and under.

The newly designed and first ever Independent inverted kingpin can be used with either a 5.5mm Allen key or standard 9/16″ hex wrench. The innovative new Shaft Nut in the baseplate creates a rigid and durable solution to lateral movement found in most inverted kingpin designs and increases adjustability.

The new MiD is 52mm tall and built on Independentճ legendary geometry with full size cushions for maximum turning action and comes in 129, 139, 144, 149, 159 sizes.

The all new design includes a new baseplate stamp and size designations underneath the hanger for easy identification.

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