Arbor Skateboards – Shuriken Shannon Pro Model

Arbor has rolled out a new three-deck series of Shuriken Shannon signature boards featuring the artwork illustrated by his close friend and fellow ripper Connor Getzlaff. Have a look and grab one or two at your local skateshop!

Independent Trucks: Ray Barbee Collection with Thomas Campbell

YouTube Preview ImageSit down with Ray Barbee & Thomas Campbell as they explain their efforts and dedication towards compiling the record, and art as part of the New Independent Trucks Pro Collection. Get to your local Independent Truck Co. retailer for the Independent Trucks x Ray Barbee Collection.

Real Skateboards to Debut “Out of Sight” Doc Series

YouTube Preview ImageOut of Sight is a series of short films from Real Skateboards that highlights the efforts of a few who make skateboarding better for all. These short documentaries will begin to roll out this June. Stay tuned.

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.