Ghost Digital Cinema and Ty Evans are proud to relate the trailer for their new skate film The Flat Earth. Featuring the rising and highly skilled talents of Jamie Foy, Chase Webb, Carlos Iqui, Michael Pulizzi and Cody Lockwood, this film was directed by Ty and covers a significant amount of flat earth and gritty skate spots. Available on iTunes December 2017.
Vans Park Series has announced that Shanghai, China will play host to the 2017 VPS World Championships for men and women. With its central mission to inspire youth and grow participation worldwide, the Vans Park Series is honored to bring elite park terrain competition and the creative culture of skateboarding to China on September 23rd in Asia’s first and only official VPS-certified temporary park terrain competition course design.
The next stop for the Vans Park Series on the road to Shanghai takes place at Kroksbäck Skatepark in Malmö, Sweden on May 26th with the inaugural Men’s and Women’s VPS Europa Continental Championships and May 27th with the third of five 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour qualifier events. The Kroksbäck Skatepark is the world’s first VPS-certified permanent park terrain competition course and was donated in 2016 by the Vans Park Series to the community of Malmö, Sweden on the occasion of the inaugural park terrain skateboarding VPS World Championships for leading the world with their progressive support of the city’s youth through public skateboard programming and initiatives. The VPS Continental Championships provide an open path for regional talent to compete alongside qualifying VPS Tour Pros in the World Championships and a chance to earn a spot on the 2018 VPS Pro Tour.
Additionally, in another historic first for global park terrain competition, Vans Park Series is proud to announce the crowning of park terrain skateboarding’s first-ever Men’s and Women’s VPS National Champions for Brazil, Colombia and Chile. The winners from these select South American VPS National Championships are seeded in the official VPS Americas Continental Championships in Huntington Beach, California.
To see the full list of 2017 results and remaining 2017 VPS World Tour events with information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit the Vans Park Series website.
Skate Daily was at Tampa Pro 2017 to catch all the action at the Converse Cons Concrete Jam & Jenkem Best Trick Contest, check out some of the highlights featuring Cody Lockwood, Tom Remillard, Jake Wooten, Eric Winkowski, Ishod Wair, Charlie Blair, Daniel Vargas, and Riley Stevens.
Cody Lockwood, Chris Livingston, Kevin Kowalski, Jojo Heffington, and more search and destroy some of Arizona’s finest pools in this clip from Thrasher.
Joe Hammekke left each session with a hot batch of photos, have a glance at those here on the Thrasher site.
Get hyped and go find and skate a pool of your own!