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2017 Vans Park Series World Championship Tour Invitees Announced

Vans Park SeriesVans Park Series has updated its 2017 website and has announced the pre-seeded World Championship Tour invitees in advance of the 2017 VPS Pro Tour series kick-off in Sydney, Australia on March 3rd-4th. Live webcast airs on March 4th at VansParkSeries.com

The following elite professional park terrain skateboarders will meet five 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 challengers to the VPS Pro Tour elite.

Vans Park Series
2017 World Championship Tour Invitees*

Select Pros
Alex Sorgente
Pedro Barros
Ivan Federico
Cory Juneau
Ben Hatchell
Kevin Kowalski
Grant Taylor
Jack Fardell

Tour Wildcards
Chris Russell
Curren Caples
Greyson Fletcher
Ishod Wair
Oskar Rozenberg
Raven Tershy
Ronnie Sandoval

Women’s Select Pros
Brighton Zeuner
Jordan Barratt
Kisa Nakamura

Drop by the Vans Park Series site to view the remaining field of 2017 VPS Pro Tour challengers and all updated information.

Sierra Fellers | The Nine Club – Episode 34

Sierra Fellers discusses discovering skating in Whitefish Montana, moving to California and sleeping in his car, winning Tampa Am, getting kicked off Foundation after 9 years via Instagram, battling alcoholism, back on Mystery, filming for a new video project and much more.

Wild at the Zoo – Chris Cope

Chris Cope versus the Zoo Pool. Full lines filmed during a two hour solo session. Pure destruction.

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Vans Announces Second Signature Pro Model for Gilbert Crockett

Crockett 2Launching 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.