The Van Doren Invitational returns to Vancouver’s legendary Hastings Skatepark this weekend where top skaters from around the globe will mix it up and battle it out for top honors and their piece of the $75,000 prize purse.
If you can’t be there in person, be sure to watch the action live beginning at 2pm PST on July 11th via the Vans Invitational webcast.
Andy Macdonald has been working on this project for several months and he has just announced his bid to launch a professional SkaterCross event. It’s another way to bring excitement to competitive skateboarding, which wouldn’t depend on the subjectivity of a judging panel. It’s head-to-head racing with bumps, jumps, and quick turns and the fastest times determine the winners.
Drop on by the SkaterCross Kickstarter page to learn more, share your interest, and contribute your donations to the cause.
Element is proud to introduce the latest installment of their Perspective tee shirts featuring innovative film maker, photographer and newly signed Element Advocate French Fred.
The “Element Perspective” project highlights iconic photographers documenting skateboarding and the lifestyle that surrounds it. The story continues to unfold each season as a new installment of tees are released, creating an ongoing gallery of compelling imagery.
“Good Times In The Front, Kicktail In The Back” is a film by Mob Skateboards featuring Laif Draasch, Danny Sommerfeld, Alex Ullmann, Alex Denkiewicz and Kerem Elver making their way through Alicante, Spain. Read more about the trip by heading to the Place website.
RVCA Advocates Curren Caples, Greyson Fletcher, Jeremy Leabres, Julian Davidson and Nestor Judkins cross the ocean to Japan for some demos, signings and good times.
DC Shoes has introduced a new collaboration with Ben Davis. Founded by its namesake in 1935, Ben Davis has a rich history of workwear and manufacturing in San Francisco, California. With its own rich history of design in California and influence in street and skateboarding culture, DC is proud to partner with the Ben Davis clothing line for a Fall 2015 footwear and apparel capsule featuring Ben Davis’ iconic smiling gorilla branding and plenty tough workwear aesthetic.