Have you ever sat at home and wondered what the hell Antwuan Dixon has been up to? Well, lately he’s been sober, staying out of trouble, and working on getting some footage. Tune in to find out a bit more about how Antwuan went from an unknown skater to a household name overnight and more on the latest episode of The Nine Club.
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.
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)
éS footwear is excited to bring back one of its most demanded styles that incorporates a modern twist. This Accel Plus has an upper constructed of STI Everstitch mesh so it’s lightweight, breathable, and durable. The internal strap keeps the foot snug and secure and the STI Energy foam insoles provide supreme comfort. Check this one out at your local skate shop!
Pedro Barros put his proverbial pedal to the metal during stop #2 of the 2018 Vans Park Series at Vancouver’s Hastings Skatepark last Saturday and took home a repeated win for his fans worldwide.
1. Pedro Barros
2. Ivan Federico
3. Alex Sorgente
4. Trey Wood
5. Keegan Palmer
6. Murilo Peres
7. Karl Berglind
8. Jagger Eaton
Drop by the Vans Park Series site for all video recaps, photos, 2018 VPS tour rankings and a replay of the webcast as well!
If you’re a bit new to skateboarding or a bit behind the times, make sure that you drop by the Chromeball site where master cinematographer Dan Wolfe has been interviewed. He discusses the when, where, where, what and how of skate videos from east to west and everything in-between. Get there!