With only one stop left before the highly anticipated 2018 Vans Park Series World Championships in China this fall, all eyes and the world’s top bowlriders are pointed towards the final qualifying rounds of competition at Kroksbäck Skatepark in Malmö, Sweden on September 7th and 8th. The 2018 VPS Pro Tour, Sweden finals will be broadcasted live for free on ETN and vansparkseries.com.
As the most pivotal stop on the VPS tour this season, the results in Malmö will decide the final top-ranking 2018 Tour Challengers to earn an invite to compete at the VPS World Championships in China on October 27th, while continuing to expand the open path for prospective women’s challengers to prove their ranks and advance into the pro tour circuit.
In addition, the 2018 VPS Europa Continental Championships will host its second year in Sweden, showcasing aspiring regional men and women talent in pursuit of glory in their backyard and a chance to compete in the VPS World Championships this fall. The yet to be crowned Europa Continental Champions from the men and women’s divisions will be seeded directly into the World Championships to join Select Pros and advancing Tour Challengers.
Vans Park Series Sweden Schedule
Thursday, September 6th
10am GMT – VPS Europa Continental Championships Men and Women
Friday, September 7th
11am GMT – VPS Women’s Pro Tour, Prelims and Semi-Finals
3pm GMT – VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Prelims
Saturday, September 8th
Live broad cast on ETN and Vansparkseries.com
12pm GMT – VPS Women’s Pro Tour, Finals
1pm GMT – VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Semi-Finals + Finals
Stacy Peralta and the Powell-Peralta crew have released and great mini doc titled, “Powell Peralta Skateboard Stories” featuring Scott Decenzo. Have a look!
Resting in the heart of Brooklyn this backyard castle of concrete caters to Chris Cope’s abilities. This clip will put you in the right State of Mind… Shred all Quarters!
In honor of Independent Truck Company’s 40th anniversary they present a book, Since 1978 – 40 Years of Ads from the Archives of Independent Truck Company, a compilation of its landmark ads appearing in Skateboarder, Action Now, and Thrasher Magazines from 1978 to 2018 with foreword by Lance Mountain. Get your copy now!
The amount of footage that he has produced in four years is unprecedented. The level of skateboarding that he operates at is insurmountable. And his newly released pro shoe is part of his legacy; etnies has proudly introduced Chris Joslin’s first pro model shoe, the Joslin Pro!
Sit back and watch this footage and words from his peers on the rise of Chris Joslin. The Joslin Pro is now available in skate shops and retailers ready to shred!
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 talented park skaters in Huntington Beach yesterday. At the end of the day, Jake Wooten emerged as the 2018’s VPS Men’s Americas Continental champion, and Brazil’s Dora Varella repeated as the Women’s Americas Continental champion. Representing the Americas, Wooten and Varella advance directly into the 2018 VPS World Championships in China this October, bringing them both one step closer to the VPS world championship title.
Later this week, the 2018 Vans Park Series Women’s Pro Tour open qualifier will begin on Thursday, August 2nd, to bring together prospective contenders from all over the world to have a chance to compete against top-seeded VPS Women’s Select Pros.
The live webcast of the VPS Tour Stop #3 in Huntington Beach, California begins on Vanparksseries.com on Friday, August 3rd and continues Saturday, August 4th on ETN.com.
Vans Park Series, the official park terrain skateboarding World Championships tour, continues a jam-packed week of elite skateboarding action in Huntington Beach, CA as part of the Vans US Open action sports festival. For complete results of yesterday’s competition, visit www.vansparkseries.com for more information.
2018 VPS Americas Continental Championship Results
1. Jake Wooten (USA)
2. Heimana Reynolds (USA)
3. Ben Hatchell (USA)
1. Dora Varella (BRA)
2. Arianna Carmona (USA)
3. Hunter Long (USA)