The 2018 VPS Pro Finals is one for the history books, once again being decided in the last run of the day. With one of the biggest & raddest purpose built Vans Park Series courses set down as the canvas in Suzhou, China, the world’s best park terrain skaters took little time to rip it to shreds with a display of technical and powerful skatings.
The veteran heavyweights in Sorgente, Barros and Schaar took the podium but the young guns in Jagger Eaten, CJ Collins, Patrick Ryan, Corey Juneau and Roman Pabich came with a show of force putting together runs that display new levels of creativity and skill that hinted at a bright and burly future.
The worlds best park terrain skaters converged on Kroksbäck Skatepark in Malmo, Sweden for the 4th stop of the VPS Men’s Pro Tour. Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, Clay Kreiner, Pedro Barros, Tristen Rennie, Chris Russell, Ronnie Sandoval, Kevin Kowalski, Robin Bolian, Vi Kakinho, Roman Pabich, Patrick Ryan and more feature in the highlights from the final day of the Malmö event. Enjoy.
In order of appearance Tim Aguilar, Justin Felix, Sean Blueitt, Marcel Martinez, Ivan Mascias, John Demar, Brice Maguire, Cody Lockwood, Josh Borden, Deven Williams, Daniel Lutheran, Jason Rivera, Cedric Pabich, Roman Pabich, Willis Kimbel, David Sanchez, Patrick Ryan, Q Perez, Ryan Decenzo, and Little Chris.
Patrick’s always bustin’ at a backyard barger, or local DIY, so Independent sat him down and picked his brain about Omar Hassan, Black Label, Lucero, and more! Take a trip into the mind of Patrick Ryan in this ‘5 & 5’ installment.
Hear from Patrick Ryan (Fullerton, California) on his thoughts on the Vans Park Series. Patrick won the Americas Continental Championships and will be looking to go big at the World Championships in Shanghai, China.
The skating at the Vans Park Series Vancouver stop was so heavy, one Highlight video wasn’t enough to contain it all. Check out even more skating from: Adam Hopkins, Alex Sorgente, Ronnie Sandoval, CJ Collins, Josh Borden, Riley Boland, Patrick Ryan, Ivan Federico, Karl Berglind, Kevin Kowalski, Murilo Peres, Tristan Rennie, Robin Bolian, Cory Juneau, Keegan Palmer and Pedro Barros.
The second video by Pawnshop Skateshop featuring Donovon Piscopo, John Fitzgerald, Marco Jauregui, Cian Millheim, Joriel Munson, Carlos Fernandez, Temituoyo Oroye, Kevin Ibarra, Robert Paz, Ray Gabaldon, Levi, “Chino” Anthony Macias, Tony Meza, Yukiah Oberster, Ryan Rodriguez, Jonathan Seiberling, Joseph Campos, Patrick Ryan, Sam Baker, Spencer Cassel, Brandon Bond, Cameron Lucero, Josh Ramos and Cornbread.