Enjoy The Ride: The Origins of Pedro Barros and the Brazilian Skate Scene. A deep dive into Pedro Barros’s bowl skateboarding progression from being grom to becoming the king of Vans Park Series.
In celebration of Go Skateboarding Day, Vans proudly announces a new partnership with Skateistan, the award-winning international non-profit organization which empowers youth through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia, South Africa and supports other social skate projects around the world.
Featuring Vans ambassador and Skateistan board member, Tony Hawk, Vans skaters Lizzie Armanto and Pedro Barros, as well as Skateistan ambassadors Kouv Chansangva (known as Tin) and Yann Horowitz.
Now through September, Vans will donate $10 USD from every pair of Vans Custom Skate Classics purchased from June 21 to August 30, 2021 – up to US$200k – to Tides Foundation in support of Skateistan.
Welcome to the first installment of Sightseeing, a video-based series of all the action Dew Tour captures on location featuring various athletes. Sending off the first episode is Team Brazil on their recent trip to Vista, California, where they take over the California Skate Park Training Facility in preparation for Dew Tour Des Moines. Featured skateboarders include Pedro Barros, Hericles Fagundes, Pedro Carvalho, Leticia Goncalves, Carlos Ribeiro, Mateus Hiroshi, Dora Varella, Murilo Peres, and Luiz Francisco.
Watch the full broadcast of Skateboard Park from X Games Barcelona 2013, featuring Pedro Barros, Rune Glifberg, Raven Tershy, Alex Sorgente, Curren Caples and more!
There comes a crossroads moment in the young lives of talented skateboarders where they have to ask themselves where all this is headed. While skateboarding is always its own reward, pursuing it full-time is by no means a guarantee of success. It’s a lifestyle full of uncertainties: injuries, sponsorship, rained-out contests where a third place could have paid your rent. So it’s not for everyone, even among those good enough to make it. In that context, you can forgive a parent for asking ‘Are you serious?’
Fabulous Brazilian transition queen Yndiara Asp faced that life-defining decision. Part of the fabled Florianópolis bowl-skating tradition that gave the world Pedro Barros, Yndi was originally headed for an adult working life in education when she was spotted by Santa Cruz Skateboards while riding the bowl at a skate guesthouse right by the beach.
The Nine Club discusses Clay Kreiner’s “Delusional” Part, Business & Company’s “The Louisiana Acquisition”, Free Dome’s “Free Dream” Episode 1: Pedro Barros, The Sam and Joe Show: Episode 1 “Florida Man” with Jamie Foy, Andrew Reynolds Baker 3 and much more!
Pedro Barros & Murilo Peres get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to roll on the fabled curves of some undisputed masterpieces of Brazilian architecture!
Oscar Niemeyer remains one of the most important architectures in modern history. Click play and watch Concrete Dreams – a never to be repeated collaboration between the artist’s estate and Red Bull which allows us to savour the majestic forms of an unbridled architectural genius in the way only skateboarders can.
The Brazilian cannonball Pedro Barros takes us through a line at the freshly laid Vans – Utah Sports Commission Skatepark in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Pedro Barros goes back to back with this huge 91.50 run in the finals of the 3rd stop of the 2019 Vans Park Series Pro Tour in Montreal, Canada.
Watch the official athlete profiles on X Games Minneapolis 2019 Skateboard Park athletes Pedro Barros, Tristan Rennie and Tom Schaar. X Games Minneapolis is going down on August 1-4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The king of Brazil did not disappoint his home crowd with a powerful display of skating in Sao Paulo. This is Pedro’s 3rd win on Brazilian soil out of 4 events (he came 2nd in the other).
In this VPS Rider Profile, Pedro Barros the boss of the Brazilian skate scene talks about the skaters that influenced him as well as the impact of the São Paulo Legacy Skatepark.