NEW VANS TNT AP COLOURWAYS

Date: October 2, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

The TNT Advanced Prototype, Tony Trujillo's 7th pro model shoe with Vans, is re-stocked in new colourways for the holiday season. Pictured is the standout hue, described as Darkest Spruce/Green. With Duracap-reinforced uppers, along with patchwork best appreciated by skateboarders, all atop Ultracush Lite 3D footbeds and an updated waffle tread pattern, this shoe offers a perfect blend of style, durability, and comfort. Check your local retailer for a pair.

TOREY GOODALL // THE BUNT

Date: September 19, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Canadian ex-pat Torey Goodall, a favourite skater of those with a discerning eye for style and quality, recently got on the horn from his home in England to talk with Cephas and Donovan at The Bunt. Over the course of an hour, the trio run through Torey's beginnings in Maple Ridge, BC; the early influence Jordan Hoffart had on him; and all the subsequent happenings and moves that led him to present day in London, where he's a married man working for Palace. Afterwards, we suggest making a...

RAY BARBEE FOR VANS

Date: September 17, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Vans has partenered up yet again with Ray Barbee, the step-hopping skateboard legend known for his smooth style and infectious smile. This time around they landed on an offering made up of the Half Cab Pro and Old Skool Pro. Dressed on the outside in deluxe emerald and burgundy suede uppers, the liners feature never-before-seen Vans graphics from the 90's, along with an elephant motif liner as a nod and homage to Barbee's friend Salman Agah. Check your local shop soon for a pair of these.

CHIMA PRO 2 // VANS

Date: September 2, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Just in time for fall, Vans has released new colourways for the Chima 2 pro model, including this all brown suede and gum sole you see pictured. Check out more of the Chima Ferguson collection at Vans.com/chima or at your local shop.

VANS PARK SERIES IN MALMÖ

Date: August 29, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (August 28, 2018) – With only one stop left before the highly anticipated 2018 Vans Park Series World Championships in China this fall, the stakes are at an all-time high as the final qualifying rounds of the official park terrain skateboarding competition series are set to commence at the historic Kroksbäck Skatepark in Malmö, Sweden on September 7-8. The 2018 VPS Pro Tour, Sweden finals will be broadcasted live for free on ETN and vansparkseries.com....

CHRIS JOSLIN ETNIES PRO MODEL

Date: August 8, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Along with the release of Chris Joslin's pro model shoe, Etnies put together this video featuring a bit of a retrospective of his relatively short but hugely impactful career to date. Settle in to see fellow heavy-hitters like Trevor McClung, Andrew Reynolds, and Matt Berger explain exactly what it is about Joslin that makes him a different breed of skater. Find more details on the shoe here.

VANS X INDEPENDENT // FALL COLLECTION

Date: August 1, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (August 2, 2018) – Two respected leaders in skateboarding, Vans and Independent Truck Co., join forces for the latest installment of their collaboration series. The new Vans x Independent collection brings to life an extensive footwear and apparel collection that combines Vans’ emblematic checkerboard motif with Independent’s distinguished cross logo. In celebration of Independent’s 40th anniversary, the collection is bigger and better, epitomizing...

VPS AMERICAS CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONS

Date: July 30, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (July 29, 2018) – With a stacked field of nearly 100 eager competitors, the 2018 Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships opened the floodgates to showcase a variety of regional talent in Huntington Beach earlier today. Surpassing the competition and securing their official invites to the 2018 VPS World Championships in China, VPS congratulates Jake Wooten (USA) as the new 2018 VPS Men’s Americas Continental champion, and re-crowns Dora...

VANS PARK SERIES // VANCOUVER RESULTS

Date: July 19, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

via Vans Canada: Vancouver, Canada (July 14, 2018) –  Higher, faster, stronger, and full of surprises—today’s incredible Vans Park Series men’s professional park terrain skateboarding competition at the iconic Hastings Skatepark in Vancouver, BC unleashed some of the best lines in VPS history. With close score exchanges during the finals by talent from all over the world, Vans Park Series congratulates defending VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Canada winner Pedro Barros (BRA) for the...

TNT AP COMMERCIAL

Date: July 15, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

via Vans: The new TNT Advanced Prototype is the most progressive vulcanized skateboarding shoe from Vans. Battle ready and equipped with DURACAP upper reinforcements, supported by an ULTRACUSH Lite 3D sockliner, all held together with Vans Pro Vulc Lite construction so you can progress your skating to the future. The TNT Advanced Prototype: The SHOE-TURE IS NOW!!! See more here or in person at your local shop.

VANS ERA PRO CHECKERBOARD

Date: April 30, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Vans takes two of their classics, the Era Pro and the Checkerboard print, and combine them as the lead on this new collection. Scroll through to read the press release and peep images from the lookbook featuring Jason Dill and Rowan Zorilla. Costa Mesa, CALIF. (May 1, 2018) — Every brand has a logo, but few can claim a print like Vans can with Checkerboard. Born in Southern California and showcased on the world stage by legendary film slacker Jeff Spicoli, the iconic motif is now...

VANS POOL PARTY 2018

Date: April 29, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

This upcoming weekend feels like a bit of a kick off to summer, with news of events happening across the country starting to trickle in. But if you happen to find yourself with some down time on Saturday, why not tune into the Vans Pool Party? Peep the details below from Vans Canada... Montreal QC. (April 26, 2018) – Celebrating a legacy of nearly 15 years in the making, the 2018 Vans Pool Party returns to Orange, CA to once again showcase skateboarding’s premier deep bowl...

VANS x SPITFIRE

Date: April 3, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Vans and Spitfire, backbones of rubber and urethane in skateboarding, team up for a collection of footwear, apparel, and accessories. Continue on for details... Montreal, QC (April 2, 2018) – Back with the heat, Vans and Spitfire Wheels reunite to deliver a new assortment of footwear, apparel and accessories for the spring season. As leading brands in skateboarding, Vans and Spitfire Wheels celebrate an extensive collection of footwear and apparel honoring team icons Anthony Van Engelen,...

CANADIAN BONES FORCES

Date: April 3, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

  Introducing the Canadian BONES Forces: JS Lapierre, Jon Cos and Adam Hopkins. Recognized by BONES Wheels for being their top ambassadors in the Great White North, and saluted for their dedication with these international guest model wheels.   Check your local shop for a set! —

VANS x QUASI

Date: March 21, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Vans and Quasi have teamed up yet again for an exciting shoe release, this time taking on the short-lived Epoch model that was originally released in 1994. With some modern updates to improve style and function, these are sure to be sought after. Read through for more info via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (March 21, 2018) — Never ones to conform, Quasi and Vans each thrive on creativity, embrace originality, and know well that when it comes to design, less is always more and quality is...

ED TEMPLETON EMERICA RESERVE COLLECTION

Date: March 6, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

Ever wonder what it takes to design and promote a new pro model shoe? Well you won't find out from this video promoting Ed Templeton's new Reserve Collection from Emerica. Follow Ed's iMessage thread while he walks around his house and Huntington Beach in search of the ideas that led to his new Wino G6 Slip-On and The Templeton Desert Boot. Check here for more info on the shoes and some cool product and lifestyle photos of Ed, and then hit up your shop for a pair if you like what you see.

COPING BASH 3

Date: March 1, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

    Here's all the info you'll need to watch the 3rd annual Coping Bash contest, either in person or through a live feed on our Facebook page this Saturday:   COPING BASH 3   Presented by SKULL SKATES. King Skateboard Magazine and SBC Restaurant   Saturday, March 3rd. 2018 At SBC Restaurant. (109 East Hastings. Vancouver B.C. )   Practice starts at 1pm. Men’s + Women’s Categories best trick and Skull Skates 40 year...

VANS PARK SERIES 2018

Date: February 21, 2018 Author: Jeff Thorburn Categories: news

The Vans Park Series is back for another year, and it will again be making a stop at the Hastings Bowl in Vancouver. Read through the details from the homies at Vans Canada: - Montreal Qc. (February 21, 2018) – Vans Park Series, the official park terrain skateboarding World Championships Tour, proudly announces the 2018 VPS Pro Tour schedule to mark another groundbreaking milestone in elite competitive skateboarding. In 2016, Vans Park Series established an exciting new definition for...


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NEW VANS TNT AP COLOURWAYS

October 2, 2018
The TNT Advanced Prototype, Tony Trujillo's 7th pro model shoe with Vans, is re-stocked in new colourways for the holiday season. Pictured is the...
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By: Jeff Thorburn

TOREY GOODALL // THE BUNT

September 19, 2018
Canadian ex-pat Torey Goodall, a favourite skater of those with a discerning eye for style and quality, recently got on the horn from his home in...
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By: Jeff Thorburn

RAY BARBEE FOR VANS

September 17, 2018
Vans has partenered up yet again with Ray Barbee, the step-hopping skateboard legend known for his smooth style and infectious smile. This time around...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

CHIMA PRO 2 // VANS

September 2, 2018
Just in time for fall, Vans has released new colourways for the Chima 2 pro model, including this all brown suede and gum sole you see pictured. Check...
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News
By: Jeff Thorburn

VANS PARK SERIES IN MALMÖ

August 29, 2018
Via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (August 28, 2018) – With only one stop left before the highly anticipated 2018 Vans Park Series World Championships...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

CHRIS JOSLIN ETNIES PRO MODEL

August 8, 2018
Along with the release of Chris Joslin's pro model shoe, Etnies put together this video featuring a bit of a retrospective of his relatively short but...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

VANS X INDEPENDENT // FALL COLLECTION

August 1, 2018
via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (August 2, 2018) – Two respected leaders in skateboarding, Vans and Independent Truck Co., join forces for the...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

VPS AMERICAS CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONS

July 30, 2018
via Vans Canada: Montreal, QC. (July 29, 2018) – With a stacked field of nearly 100 eager competitors, the 2018 Vans Park Series Americas...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

VANS PARK SERIES // VANCOUVER RESULTS

July 19, 2018
via Vans Canada: Vancouver, Canada (July 14, 2018) –  Higher, faster, stronger, and full of surprises—today’s incredible Vans Park Series...
Read Now
News
By: Jeff Thorburn

TNT AP COMMERCIAL

July 15, 2018
via Vans: The new TNT Advanced Prototype is the most progressive vulcanized skateboarding shoe from Vans. Battle ready and equipped with DURACAP...

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