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Vans Park Series Begins 2018 Pro Tour in São Paulo, Brazil

YouTube Preview Image2018’s Vans Park Series Pro Tour kicks off in São Paulo, Brazil at a brand new skatepark next weekend where Select Men and Women VPS Pros will go head to head with Challengers, Wildcards and regional hopefuls pushing for a piece of the season’s first VPS podium.

VPS tour vets Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg (2017 Men’s Park Terrain World Champion), Ivan Federico, Jack Fardell, Cory Juneau and others. Florianópolis’ Pedro Barros will defend his 2016 and 20117 VPS Brazil titles and blaze against top contenders Tom Schaar, Alex Sorgente, and new Wildcard Fernando Bramsmark looking to claim a 3-peat in his home county.

The Brazil stop is also the newest addition to the expanded 2018 VPS Women’s Tour, open for registration to all women’s competitors to compete against Select Pros such as defending 2017 World Champion Nora Vasconcellos, former champ Brighton Zeuner, Lizzie Armanto, Jordyn Barratt and Brazil native Yndiara Asp. Prospective competitors are encouraged to enter here.

Located in the heart of São Paulo – the biggest city in Brazil and in the region—Vans will debut its brand-new park, a public, free access built-to-spec skatepark with over 2,800 square feet of never before skated park terrain, featuring a 9 1/2 foot deep end, multiple transfers, extensions, a center volcano, ledges, rails, and smooth concrete coping all around.

The 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Tour will be broadcast live in English and Portuguese for free on ETNlive.com, the ETN app, and vansparkseries.com. The broadcast times and the final roster of Select Pros, Challengers and Wildcards for the 2018 VPS Pro Tour is now available online at www.vansparkseries.com.

The Nine Club Episode #97 – Tommy Guerrero

YouTube Preview ImageTommy Guerrero took a long Lyft ride south to discuss growing up in San Francisco CA, riding for Madrid, getting on Powell Peralta, filming the early Powell Peralta videos in one day, doing 36 demos in the summer, leaving Powell Peralta to start Real Skateboards, getting into music at young age, BS with TG, making the soundtrack for the 40’s video, his process for making music and much more!

X Games Norway Results

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X Games Norway wrapped up over the weekend with Brazilians Leticia Bufoni and Kelvin Hoefler taking home the wins on the street course for their country. Have a look at the X Games site for the more info.

Final Results
Mens Street Finals
1. Kelvin Hoefler
2. Jagger Eaton
3. Felipe Gustavo
4. Yuto Horigome
5. Sean Malto
6. Luan Oliveira
7. Hermann Stene
8. Jakko Ojanen

Women Street Finals
1. Leticia Bufoni
2. Lacey Baker
3. Pamela Rosa
4. Candy Jacobs
5. Julia Brueckler
6. Alexis Sablone
7. Mariah Duran
8. Samarria Brevard

Arbor Skateboards – Shuriken Shannon Pro Model

Arbor has rolled out a new three-deck series of Shuriken Shannon signature boards featuring the artwork illustrated by his close friend and fellow ripper Connor Getzlaff. Have a look and grab one or two at your local skateshop!

Independent Trucks: Ray Barbee Collection with Thomas Campbell

YouTube Preview ImageSit down with Ray Barbee & Thomas Campbell as they explain their efforts and dedication towards compiling the record, and art as part of the New Independent Trucks Pro Collection. Get to your local Independent Truck Co. retailer for the Independent Trucks x Ray Barbee Collection.

Real Skateboards to Debut “Out of Sight” Doc Series

YouTube Preview ImageOut of Sight is a series of short films from Real Skateboards that highlights the efforts of a few who make skateboarding better for all. These short documentaries will begin to roll out this June. Stay tuned.