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The Nine Club Episode 96 – Chad Tim Tim

YouTube Preview ImageTune in as Chad Tim Tim sits down with La Crob, Rog, and Kelly to discuss growing up in Huntington CA,  getting on World Industries, turning pro for New Deal, skating for Globe, Popwar Skateboards, filming for Time To Shine, getting on Element, being TM and Pro for New Balance and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club.

Tony Hawk – 50 Tricks At Age 50!

YouTube Preview ImageHappy 50th Tony Hawk! Thank you for all you’ve done for skateboarding. Here’s a clip The Birdman put together in celebration as his 50th year as an earthling with a short foreword:

“I never imagined being able to skate into my adult life, or that anyone would still care if I did. To celebrate, I did 50 tricks that I’ve created (and/or pioneered on vert). Thanks to all of you that made this dream possible. It’s been an unreal ride, but I’m not done yet.” – Tony Hawk

Vans Park Series Announces 2018 Pro Tour Invitees

Tom Schaar VPSVans Park Series has proudly announced the official 2018 VPS Pro Tour roster, inviting the top-ranking men and women pros from the 2017 season along with new Tour Challengers and Wildcards. VPS Select Pros are pre-seeded directly into the semi-finals at every VPS Pro Tour qualifying event, to be met by exclusive qualifying Tour Challengers in pursuit of valuable points toward their final year end rankings and a chance to compete in the 2018 VPS World Championships.

For the Women’s division, Vans Park Series expands the qualification series for the 2018 Women’s Pro Tour with events in Brazil, Sweden and United States, and announces open registration at each stop for all women’s competitors who are not currently on the VPS circuit. Prospective competitors are encouraged to enter here.

The final roster of Select Pros, Challengers and Wildcards for the 2018 VPS Pro Tour is now available online at www.vansparkseries.com.

Vans Park Series
2018 World Championship Tour Invitees*

Select Pros
Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg
Pedro Barros
Tom Schaar
Alex Sorgente
Karl Berglind
Ivan Federico
Cory Juneau
Jack Fardell

Men’s Tour Wildcards
Chris Russell
Fernando Bramsmark
Grant Taylor
Jaakko Ojanen
Kevin Kowalski
Raven Tershy
Ronnie Sandoval

Women’s Select Pros
Nora Vasconcellos
Brighton Zeuner
Kisa Nakamura
Lizzie Armanto
Grace Marhoefer
Jordyn Barratt
Kihana Ogawa
Yndiara Asp

The 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Tour will be broadcast live and for free on the ETN app, ETNlive.com, and vansparkseries.com.

Tom Schaar Repeats Vans Pool Party Win

YouTube Preview ImageIn one of the heaviest bowlriding battles yet this season, Tom Schaar once again rose above the pressure of the Vans Pool Party Pro Finals to secure a repeat win this year. In the Masters division, Brazilian pit bull Sandro Dias etched his name up onto the 2108 VPP banner with his first time win. Chris Miller fought off all challengers with skillfully consistent, technical and stylish runs in the Legends final with Eric Nash charging right behind him with raw power up onto the podium.

Tune into the archived 2018 Vans Pool Party webcast in case you missed it!

Final Results
Pro
1. Tom Schaar
2. Cory Juneau
3. Chris Russell
4. Tristan Rennie
5. Jimmy Wilkins
6. Kiko Francisco
7. Josh Rodriguez
8. Clay Kreiner
9. Keegan Palmer
10. Moto Shibata

Masters
1. Sandro Dias
2. Andy Macdonald
3. Chad Shetler
4. Mitchell Mendez
5. Lincoln Ueda
6. Darren Navarrette
7. Brian Patch
8. Steve Revord
9. Bennett Harada
10. Kris Reeves

Legends
1. Chris Miller
2. Eric Nash
3. Steve Caballero
4. Lance Mountain
5. Nicky Guerrero
6. Mike McGill
7. Pat Ngoho
8. Tony Magnusson
9. Christian Hosoi
10. Steve Alba

The Nine Club: Chris Cole – Episode 91

YouTube Preview ImageChris Cole discusses growing up in Statesville North Carolina, going to Love Park for the first time, getting on World Industries, skating for Enjoi, leaving Enjoi for Zero, Circa, Fallen, DC, getting on Plan B, tricks down Wallenberg, winning SOTY twice, his new X-games Real Street part, and much more.

Palmer and Olsen Win VPS Oceania Championships

YouTube Preview Image2018’s Vans Park Series is well under way. This past weekend Keegan Palmer and Poppy Starr Olsen have taken the Men’s and Women’s 2018 Oceanic Continental Championships titles at the Five Dock Skatepark in Sydney, Australia. They’ve both secured spots at the VPS World Championships in Shanghai, China this fall. Drop by the Vans park Series site for more highlights, Best trick results, photos and video recaps.
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