Brazilian ripper Pedro Barros tore into the bowls, hips and spine of Hastings Skatepark with raw determination in his first-ever visit. His Canada victory marks his second event win on the 2017 Vans Park Series Men’s Pro Tour.
“Fortunately, I was able to come to Canada this year,” said Canada event winner Pedro Barros. “This place, everybody, the energy, these guys are true skaters. Thank you, we are all united together!”
1. Pedro barros
2. Karl Berglind
3. Tom Schaar
4. Ivan Federico
5. Cory Juneau
6. Robin Bolian
7. Trey Wood
8. Alex Sorgente
Drop by the Vans Park Series website to see the archived webcast, action photos and VPS Tour standings. Visit The Boardr website for complete results.
Emerica & Explosions In the Sky are proud to announce the release of a new project collaboration. This collab commemorates their relationship, as both fans of each other’s talents, as well as the mutually strong friendships that have been formed over the years.
As always, actions speak louder than words, so check out the full video, bringing their two stories and history together.
EITS has become the soundtrack of Emerica, through numerous video projects, including MADE Chapter 1 and MADE Chapter 2. When you hear these epic EITS songs, you feel the mark it leaves on the skating the Emerica team skates to within our video projects.
To commemorate this collaboration, Emerica is re-introducing a customized EITS WINO G6 in all black premium leather and a signature EITS WINO Cruiser, displaying the artwork from their latest album, The Wilderness. These shoes were curated hands on with EITS and stand as a testament to the relationship they both hold.
Wrap up the work week with this awesome and insightful interview with Dan Drehobl at Chrome Ball. He discusses the highlights and tough spots of his long skate career, smoking, nicknames, all-terrain skating, China Banks, diabetes, his backyard ramp, the forthcoming Krooked video and much more.
Independent Trucks has introduced the latest collection from their favorite pyrotechnical superhero, Jason Jessee. Get to it!
The Sheckler Foundation has proudly named the top four finalists for its “Be the Change” initiative, a web-based program designed to support and give a voice to children, individuals and organizations in need. The top four finalists include: A Walk On Water, Books and Boards East Coast Tour, Fashion Honors Autism and Passport 2 Freedom. The finalist with the most votes by Tuesday, June 27, 2017 will receive support from Ryan Sheckler, the Sheckler Foundation, its SkateBOARD members and a $10,000 financial grant to help make its vision a reality.
Meet the top four finalists and cast your vote here: shecklerfoundation.org/be-the-change.
Jeff Grosso sits down with Jerry Hsu to talk about skating, parents, his culture, rad Asian skaters and much more.