When the waves are flat, there’s only one thing to do in Venice Beach, skate! Tim Misagal, Sean Johnson, and Hayden Hanson meet up for a morning session at the Venice Skatepark before hitting the road in search of the perfect backyard pool. In preparation for summer, the boys are riding the new Jay Adams Model from Z-Flex. This board is a throwback pool shape, with a look that is reminiscent of the heyday of Venice Beach skateboarding. Know your roots!
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Vans Park Series newest tour challenger The Flyin’ Hawaiian, Heimana Reynolds, is no stranger to VPS. In 2018 Heimana caught the eye of our selection committee by flying around the Huntington Beach stop of the tour like a damn ʻApapane. We’re excited he’ll be joining us at all the stops in 2019 as a tour challenger. Watch as Rick and Buddy of Six Stair spend the day with Heimana in Hawaii.
Never Settle is not about perfection. It’s about the constant pursuit of improvement. It’s hard to define Guan Mu with one single tag. He is a geek who is crazy about the newest technology. Vlogging is one of the main themes of his life. He is also an enthusiastic skater under the gentle appearance. Enjoy a glimpse of Guan Mu’s self-challenging attitude and feel its resonation with the brand culture and spirit – Never Settle.
It came as no surprise that Tom Schaar won the 2019 Vans Pool Party Pro contest for the third year straight but it was no walk in the park. Tristan Rennie, 2nd, and Moto Shibata, 3rd, showed up swinging to give a run for his money. Bucky Lasek, 4th, showed strong, fast runs throughout the finals and narrowly missed the podium. Watch the highlights for all the action.
The Real team met up with Tanner Van Vark at the Houghton Skate Park in Long Beach. They told him he had to film a First Look with the new issue of Thrasher, little did he know REAL was actually surprising him with a new AD in the mag! Check out how it all went down!
This Saturday we officially kick off the 2019 VPS Pro Tour in Shanghai, China. Tune in to watch the LIVE BROADCAST HERE.
Saturday May 18th 2019
Shanghai, China – 12 noon
Los Angeles – 9pm (Friday 17th May)
New York – 12am
London – 5am
Sydney – 2pm
Checkout the highlights from the Lunchbox event at Identity Board Shop’s new Century City Location.
Watch the full hour-long episode from ABC’s “World of X Games: Ten Years of Real Street” broadcast, featuring highlights from the past decade of skateboard video contests brought to you by the X Games.
#ThrowbackThursday to one of our favorite skaters and humans Jake Wooten. If you got to check him out at PHXAM last weekend you know he always brings the heat, so here is some lip trick madness from when he came to visit Santa Cruz around this time last year. Jake has the most insane bag of tricks, how do you even come up with this stuff?
This weekend we are taking a look back at the highlights from ten years of X Games Real Street video competitions on ABC’s “World of X Games” broadcast. Tune in Saturday at 2 ET / 3 PT to watch.
The boys from Westside Skates in Ohio rolled through for the latest installment of Woodward’s Shop Sessions! Check out Mac Sullivan, Joe Bartolotta, Jack Habermann, Ben Liberatore and Micheal Rosenburg as they hold it down for Ohio.