Launching worldwide this Saturday, February 11, Vans reveals the latest breakthrough in performance skate footwear to introduce the second signature pro model from Vans team rider, Gilbert Crockett. Unlike any other, the all-new Crockett Pro 2 is a union of craft and science, upholding Vans’ revolutionary Wafflecup bottom unit construction, improved fit, and fully-fused Duracap upper reinforcements.
The new Crockett Pro 2 model introduces a new outsole that utilizes the performance advancements of Vans Wafflecup technology, providing the premium support and unrivaled grip demanded by skateboarders everywhere. Gilbert’s second edition highlights new blind-seam suede overlays on the toe cap, maximizing Vans’ Duracap reinforcement capabilities while employing Vans’ proven Ultracush HD drop-in sockliners for the highest level of impact cushioning.
Visit Vans.com/crockett to view some bonus clips of Gil and to learn more about this newest release.
The Sheckler Foundation presents the top four finalists for its ninth “Be the Change” initiative, designed to help children, organizations and individuals in need. The top four finalists include: Adventure Club, Next Up Foundation, Nick’s Picks and Traveling Stories. The finalist with the most votes by tomorrow’s deadline – Tuesday, February 7, 2017 will receive support and a $10,000 financial grant from the Sheckler Foundation to help make its vision a reality. Watch the videos and cast your vote!
Deluxe Distribution’s GRANTS Fund is in full swing and they’ve to announced their first $200 Grant Recipient, Xion Pullaro from BC Surf Colorado Springs. He’s going to use the money to add more pieces to the Nevada Spot DIY.
The GRANTS Fund was set up to help skaters build and fix DIY spots all over the world. GRANTS is short for “Granting Resources And Nowledge To Skateboarders.” To apply for a Grant, all you have to do is go into your local skateshop and pick up an application with the purchase of any Deluxe (Real, Antihero, Krooked, Thunder, Venture, or Spitfire) product, and Instagram a photo of it with what you would build with the money.
Deluxe is going to pick a $200 winner every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through April 7th.