Alex Sorgente and Brighton Zeuner Crowned Vans Park Series World Champions

YouTube Preview ImageThe Vans Park Series World Championships crowned Alex Sorgente and Brighton Zener as the champions of park terrain in Malmö, Sweden on Saturday. The finals at the built-to-spec Kroksback skatepark capped off an exciting international tour and VPS Global points challenger Alex Sorgente took charge of back to back near-perfect runs in both the semis and finals. Yet, Pedro Barros, who missed out on the past two VPS events in Vancouver and Huntington Beach powered through with high speed and sheer force to capture second. The relatively unknown VPS Global challenger to rise from the field, Italy’s Ivan Federico nailed down third with several kick flip melon grabs to also seize three podium finishes in the series overall.

YouTube Preview ImageEarlier in the afternoon, 12-year old miniaturized powerhouse Brighton Zener took top honors on the women’s podium by capping her final run with a mighty 360 backside air over the island earning her win in Malmö. Jordyn Barratt, took home second place and Japan’s Kisa Nakamura landed in third.

Men’s Finals Results
1st – Alex Sorgente
2nd – Pedro Barros
3rd – Ivan Federico
4th – Cory Juneau
5th – Ben Hatchell
6th – Kevin Kowalski
7th – Grant Taylor
8th – Jack Fardell

Women’s Final Results
1st – Brighton Zeuner
2nd – Jordyn Barratt
3rd – Kisa Nakamura
4th – Allysha Le
5th – Lizzie Armanto
6th – Yndiara Asp
7th – Nora Vasconcellos
8th – Nicole Hause
9th – Julz Lynn Kindstrand
10th – Bryce Wettstein

The 2016 Vans Park Series World Championships is live on demand at vansparkseries.com along with additional information photos and videos. Follow @vansparkseries on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook as well.

Vans Pro Skate Park Series 2016 World Championships Set to Roll

YouTube Preview ImageBe sure to tune into the Vans Pro Skate Park Series live and direct from in Malmö, Sweden on August 20th for the 2016 World Championships. Sanctioned by the International Skateboarding Federation as the bonafide event in park terrain competition, the Vans Park Series gathers thirty talented skateboarders to vie for the inaugural championship titles in men and women park terrain skateboarding. Kroksbäck Skatepark, a premier built-to-spec park terrain legacy construction that will be donated by the Vans Park Series to the city of Malmö for their leadership in skateboarding.

Beginning with the Women’s division, 10 highly skilled ladies are ready to put together some progressive runs for a World Championship title and $15,0000. In the Men’s division, 9 international VPS Challengers have advanced to meet and battle it out with 11 VPS Select Pros.

VPS Select Pros
Pedro Barros, Jack Fardell, Greyson Fletcher, Oskar Rosenberg Hallberg, Ben Hatchell, Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Kevin Kowalski, Chris Russell, Ronnie Sandoval, Grant Taylor and Raven Tershy

VPS Mens Challengers
Tom Schaar, Ivan Federico, Cory Juneau, Alex Sorgente, Robin Bolian, Tristan Rennie, Colin Graham, Murillo Peres and Brad McClain

VPS Womens Challengers
Lizzie Armanto, Jordyn Barratt, Brighton Zener, Nora Vasconcellos, Allysha Le, July Lynn, Bryce Wettstein, Yndiara Asp, Nicole Hause and Kisa Nakamura

The 2016 Vans Park Series World Championships can be viewed live on vansparkseries.com Be sure to follow @vansparkseries on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook as well.

Broadcast Times
Malmö (local time) 2:30pm
Los Angeles 5:30am
New York 8:30am
London 1:30pm
Rio De Janeiro 9:30am
Melbourne 10:30pm

Brixton & Hard Luck Friendly Union

Brixton x Hard Luck have collaborated on a Friendly Union collection of apparel thats now’s available. Have a look as Jason Jessee, Daniel Vargas, Jake Reuter, and Brian Delatorre let it roll and go fast!

Spitfire’s DIY Spot Check: Slashiter Cove & Sixside

YouTube Preview Image Grant Taylor, Oskar Rozenberg and Jacopo Carozzi barged across the northern boarder to put down some heavy lines and stunts at pair of DIY spots – Slashiter Cove & Sixside in the wilds of British Columbia.

2016 CPH Open Results

YouTube Preview ImageAs depicted across many social feeds in recent days, 2016’s CPH Open entertained skateboarders and fans from across the planet in Copenhagen this past week. Several skate zones across the city became fields of play and in the end there were no losers. Hey it’s Copenhagen after all.

Drop by The Boardr site for complete CPH Open 2106 results and recap videos.

Final Results
Bowl Jam
1. Pedro Barros
2. Sam Beckett
3. Rune Glifberg

Open Ledge Session at Jarmers Plads
1. TJ Rogers
2. Louie Lopez
3. Youness Amrani

Flyout and Flatbar Session
1. Louie Lopez
2. Curren Caples
3. Axel Crysberghs

Open Table Session at City Hall
1. Luan Oliveira
2. Evan Smith
3. Madars Apse

Triple Set at Havnegade
1. Neverton Casella
2. Hermann Stene
3. Alexsander Risvad

Ledge Session at Supermercado
1. Luan Oliveira
2. TJ Rogers
3. Sewa Kroetkov

Street Super Finals
1. Nyjah Huston
2. Luan Oliveira
3. Axel Crysberghs
4. Louie Lopez
5. Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg

Abandoned with Rick McCrank

YouTube Preview ImageVeteran skateboarder Rick McCrank goes on a journey exploring abandoned places with the people who love them long after the lights have gone out. Abandoned pays tribute to these modern day ruins, seemingly lost and forgotten, but not by everyone.