Pedro Barros (BRA) came frustratingly close to his maiden VPS Pro Championships title with this huge run during the finals of the 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Finals in Suzhou, China.
As we head into the 2018 VPS Pro Finals in Suzhou, China we take a look back through the incredible season packed full of standout performances. From Pedro Barros landing on the podium at each stop, to breakout performances from Zion Wright, Tristan Rennie, Clay Kreiner and the last minute heroics from the 2017 World Champ Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg in his hometown of Malmö, Sweden; its been one hell of a season. Relive it now.
Shanghai, China will play host to the world’s best Men’s & Women’s park terrain skateboarders for the Vans Park Series Finals. Get set to see Pedro Barros, Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, Alex Sorgente, Chris Russell, Lizzie Armanto, Nora Vasconcellos, Brighton Zeuner and rip apart the custom built park.
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.
Pedro Barros continues to rack up podium finishes in 2018. We saw Pedro mix up his style in Malmö with a range of different runs but with all the class we have come to expect. Congrats Pedro on your 3rd place finish.
Taking up the mantle from the era-defining Bowlriders contests, Red Bull Bowl Rippers will be hosting a new generation of riders and a field of 40 rippers from around the globe at the legendary Prado bowl in Marseille. Alex Sorgente takes us through the Prado Bowl in Marseille, France, together with Robin Bolian and skaters like Chris Russell, Greyson Fletcher, Pedro Barros, Danny Leon and more! Check out the best action from the qualifying and practice sessions in Marseille and prepare for the bowl contest of the year!
A young Pedro Barros finds himself very far from home with his even younger friend and decides to “borrow” Pedro’s father’s car in rural Maryland a night before a big contest. The underage Brazilian duo hit the streets license-less, looking to do some laundry with little understanding of American traffic laws. Antics ensue…
Zion Wright, Pedro Barros, Jagger Eaton and the rest of the athletes that battled it out in the Men’s Pro Tour finals at Huntington Beach. Checkout the highlights!
Pedro Barros (BRA) has proved Hastings Skatepark is a perfect fit for his hard charging style. Pedro has gone Back to Back to win the 2018 Vans Park Series Vancouver event. Congrats Pedro!
The 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Tour kicked off in Sao Paulo with a brand new skatepark built to VPS specifications. Tom Schaar (USA) continued his impressive form from 2017 to take the win ahead of local hero and winner of the previous 2 Brazil stops Pedro Barros (BRA). Tristan Rennie (USA) earned his first podium result in 3rd place.
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.
Watch the Behind the Scenes of Pedro Barros’ Bigger Picture, a wild skatepark engineering project brought to life by Samsung TV! Pedro powers through the twists and turns of his custom course, with his signature mix of hitting big transition and skating all-out.