CJ Collins has been on fire all week here in Shanghai and capped it off with a 2nd place finish in the final!
A look behind one of the most iconic grinds in skateboarding, performed by one of the most charismatic characters in skate history, Dave Hackett.
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.
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
Andrew Allen’s local skatepark gets overrun by renegade rollerbladers who are addicted to waxing just about everything in the park. A dreadlocked Brazilian rollerblading Amazon woman becomes Andrew’s enemy and challenges him to a slippery skate off. She wins, but in the end she really loses.
Natas Kaupas was one of the skaters who led the charge in the mid 80’s away from the backyard ramps to the streets. We wanted to take a moment to insure no one ever forgets how radical and influential NATAS was.
On April 27th The Newport Beach Film Festival hosts the world premiere of the The Tony Alva Story. For tickets click HERE.
The Chocolate team heads south to Nicaragua to visit Chico Brenes’ family home. Elijah is having a blast and decides to go on a beer run but ends up running for his life instead. Shotguns and cold ones.
One of the new additions to the Vans Clash of the Crews Shop vs. Shop contest this year was an insane Concrete Jam, where each crew picked their best cement chomper to go all out in the courtyard. As usual, things got way crazier than expected.
In true SPoT fashion, we added a few extra events to this year’s Clash of the Crews Shop Vs. Shop contest. One of them was a ripping Best Trick Jam that ended with Marcos Montoya blasting an insane krooked grind nollie flip out across the flatbar. Yeah Marcos!
30 Crews went head to head on January 19, 2019 for our annual Clash of the Crews contest, presented by Vans. There were shops from all over the country, including Chicago’s Asylum Skateshop, Vu from Baltimore, and South Carolina’s Bluetile Skateshop, and even the legendary Ray Barbee was in attendance. Check out some highlights from the Street Contest.
Vans is pleased to announce House of Vans will be coming to Detroit January 24-27, 2019. The four days of programming will include live music, a street market showcasing various members of Detroit’s burgeoning creative community, immersive art exhibitions and workshops, skate clinics and an indoor skate park. All free with RSVP at http://houseofvans.com now!