12th Annual Vans Pool Party Nears

YouTube Preview ImageThe 12th annual Vans Pool Party celebrates its legacy in modern vertical skateboarding at the world-famous Vans Combi Pool this Saturday, May 13th in Orange, CA. This heavy skate event will be broadcast worldwide once again at vans.com/poolparty featuring spirited commentary from Vans’ announcers and special guests.

Renowned bowl Legends and Masters will join a stacked roster of over 30 leading Pros in a mind-blowing showcase of creativity and skill that pushes and progresses classic Combi bowl skating. Veterans Chris Miller, Lance Mountain (Defending 2016 Legend Champion), Steve Caballero, and crowd favorite Jeff Grosso are slated to mix it up, while today’s top vert professionals like Pedro Barros (Defending 2016 Pro Champion), Tom Schaar, Cory Juneau, Bucky Lasek, and many more, will battle it out with today’s arsenal of mind-bending stunts.

Event Schedule
3:00pm Webcast Begins
3:15pm Masters Final
4:00pm Pro Semi Final
5:30pm Legends Semi Final
6:30pm Legends Final
7:00pm Pro Final
8:00pm Awards

For more information on the Vans Pool Party, confirmed competitior lists, and daily coverage including photos, videos and blog updates from practice, visit vans.com/poolparty.

The Skater Who Became a Shaman

Greg Carroll ShamanAnthony Pappalardo and Huck Magazine dig into the life experience of Greg Carroll, the lessons learned and the path that he’s taken forward. Read on.

The Creature Video

YouTube Preview ImageThe ghouls at Creature Skateboards are dropping a full length video tomorrow, May 9th, on iTunes. You can preorder the video here.

Featuring Navarrette, Gravette, Partanen, Hitz, Reyes, Kimbel, Russell, Bingaman, Raffin, Wilkins, Hooker, Gardner, Juneau, Rodriguez and Baekkel.

Thaynan Costa Pro For Enjoi

YouTube Preview ImageEnjoi welcomes Thaynan Costa to the pro ranks by surprising him with his debut pro model in Barcelona. Congrats, Thaynan!

Watch his pro debut “Our Sweet Baby” part here.

8th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

SHOF 2017The 8th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by House of Vans takes place this Friday, May 12th at the City National Grove of Anaheim. It will be a great night of entertainment, music, and special surprises as skateboarding and skateboarders honor the legends and pioneers of skateboarding.

Purchase tickets right here. All proceeds go to the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and the Go Skateboarding Foundation.

2017 SHOF Inductees
1960s: Bob Mohr
1970s Era 1: Gregg Weaver and Russ Howell
1970s Era 2: Shogo Kubo
1980s Era 1: Mike McGill
1980s Era 2: Eric Dressen
1990s: Daewon Song
Females: Kim Cespedes and Vicki Vickers

2017 Icon Awards
Thrasher Magazine
Sonja Catalano
Jim Phillips

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