Vans Bowl-A-Rama Bondi will be celebrating its 10th birthday in 2014 with skateboarding’s most successful and influential skaters. The lineup is set to include Steve Caballero, Pedro Barros and Tony Hawk. Yes, he’s coming out of his competitive retirement to shred in Australia’s pinnacle of bowlriding competitions.
In its tenth year, Vans Bowl-A-Rama Bondi boasts a six day lineup of skateboarding infused cultural activities kicking off from February 18th, 2014 with the competition taking place Saturday, February 22nd.
“Vans have been supporting Bowl-A-Rama since the beginning and we are proud to continue to be part of such an iconic skate event that has become a true highlight of the global skateboarding calendar. We are very excited to bring out many of the Vans team riders, from the young guns to the legends and sharing the Vans Off The Wall Spirit in Bondi…” Says Ben Hapgood, General Manager, Vans Australia.
“I’m excited to finally participate in Vans Bowl-A-Rama Bondi after seeing the action from afar for so many years. It is the most prominent skate competition in Australia and I can’t wait to skate it in person!” says Tony Hawk.
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