Via Vans Canada:
"The following elite professional park terrain skateboarders will meet five Vans Park Series (VPS) Continental Champions along with the top VPS Pro Tour Challengers to emerge from the VPS Pro Tour global qualifying series system when they claim their invitations to the 2017 Vans Park Series World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. Encompassing a diverse field of seasoned park terrain professionals, series invitees are pre-seeded directly into the semi-finals at every VPS Pro Tour qualifying event, to be met by exclusive qualifying VPS Tour Challengers in pursuit of valuable points toward their final year end rankings.
The 2017 VPS World Championship Tour Invitees are comprised of eight men’s and three women’s VPS Select Pros and seven men’s Tour Wildcards. Select Pros are determined by previous year VPS World Championships results, and 2017 Tour Wildcards and Tour Challengers are selected by a committee of competition organizers, sport organizers and event promoters to bring exciting new faces and challenges to the VPS Pro Tour elite."
Vans Park Series
2017 World Championship Tour Invitees
Alex Sorgente, Pedro Barros, Ivan Federico, Cory Juneau, Ben Hatchell, Kevin Kowalski, Grant Taylor, Jack Fardell
Chris Russell, Curren Caples, Greyson Fletcher, Ishod Wair, Oskar Rozenberg, Raven Tershy, Ronnie Sandoval
Women’s Select Pros:
Brighton Zeuner, Jordyn Barratt, Kisa Nakamura