Cory Juneau

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

Vans Park Series Global Qualifier Huntington Beach Results

YouTube Preview ImageThe Vans Pro Skate Park Series in Huntington Beach wrapped up its final stop of Global Qualifiers for dozens of hungry competitors. On Friday more than a hundred skaters battled it out for just nine spots available to the semi-finals in in one built-to-spec custom designed park course for the chance to earn their spot to the World Championships in Malmö, Sweden later this month.

Park Series Select Pro Chris Russell nailed down a first place run in Huntington Beach on Saturday to claim his second Vans Park Series Global Qualifier win of the season. But Ben Hatchell surely gave him a run for his money with an assortment of heavy stunts with technical control. Sweden’s Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg took home third place with speed, style and great combined use of the entire park.

Italy’s Ivan Federico didn’t advance into Saturday’s Final, but now sits atop of the Global Challenger rankings where seven additional rippers from around the world will join him and the Vans Park Series Select Pros in Malmö.

Visit www.vansparkseries.com for the latest updates and follow the action on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat at @vansparkseries.

Final Results
1st Chris Russell
2nd Ben Hatchell
3rd Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg
4th Tom Schaar
5th Tristan Rennie
6th Murillo Peres
7th Curren Caples
8th Ronnie Sandoval

Vans Park Series Global Challengers – Advancing to World Championships
1st Ivan Federico
2nd Cory Juneau
3rd Tom Schaar
4th Alex Sorgente
5th Tristan Rennie
6th Robin Bolian
7th Collin Graham
8th Vinicius Kakinho

Ivan Federico Takes 1st Place at Van Park Series Vancouver

YouTube Preview ImageA powerful trio of teenagers swept the podium at the third stop of the Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers in Vancouver, BC this past Saturday. Italy’s Ivan Federico stuck to his lines and consistency to nail down first place and moves into the lead for the Vans Park Series Global Challenger rankings. France’s Robin Bolian claimed his first visit to the VPS podium landing in second place and Cory Juneau edged out Chris Russell for the third place spot.

Vancouver Qualifier Celebrates International Podium with Winners from Italy, France and USA

Vans Park Series Global Qualifier
Vancouver Results

1st – Ivan Federico
2nd – Robin Bolian
3rd – Cory Juneau
4th – Chris Russell
5th – Alex Sorgente
6th – Willy Lara
7th – Kevin Kowalski
8th – Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg

Vans Park Series Global Challenger Rankings
1st – Ivan Federico
2nd – Cory Juneau
3rd – Alex Sorgente
4th – Robin Bolian
5th – Tom Schaar

The top five challengers to emerge from the Mens Park Series Global Qualifier system will challenge the fifteen exclusive Park Series Select Pros in Malmö, Sweden for the inaugural International Skateboard Federation-sanctioned park terrain Vans Park Series World Championships.

Drop by the Vans Park Series site for the latest updates, contest schedules, and rider profiles. Follow the action on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat at @vansparkseries.

Pedro Barros, Lance Mountain and Darren Navarrette Rise Above at 12th Annual Vans Pool Party

YouTube Preview ImagePress Release: True legends never die! In an unforgettable comeback performance, original Bones Brigade member and certified legend Lance Mountain fueled the ultimate shakeup as he earned his first championship win at the 12th annual Vans Pool Party earlier today. Edging out podium veteran Steve Caballero, who placed in 2nd, and unseating nine-time Pool Party title-holder Chris Miller, who finished in third, Mountain powered through his runs combining his timeless style with an incredible mixed bag of tricks to win the title.

Underlining an epic journey of Combi Pool domination, the unstoppable Pedro Barros demonstrated another breathtaking feat of talent, blasting through huge airs in lightning fast runs to win his third Pool Party championship title to date. Rising star and pool ripper Cory Juneau sneaks in second with a game-changing final run, while Bucky Lasek utilized a clean, technical approach to secure third. Finally, closing out the Masters division, Darren Navarette took flight and put together a flawless run in classic Navs style, ousting last year’s winner Bruno Passos.

In the chance that you missed the action, check the archived Vans Pool Party webcast right here.

Final Results
Pros
1st Pedro Barros
2nd Cory Juneau
3rd Bucky Lasek

Legends
1st Lance Mountain
2nd Steve Caballero
3rd Chris Miller

Masters
1st Darren Navarette
2nd Bruno Passos
3rd Jed Fuller

Hawk and Lasek Retake Bowl-A-Rama

Dodging a wet weather forecast, both Tony Hawk and Bucky Lasek skated tough to defend their Bowl-A-Rama titles this weekend in Bondi Beach. Roll the highlight reel. Be sure to check back with the Bowl-A-Rama site for the soon-to-come replay of the live webcast.

Final Results
Pros
1. Bucky Lasek $16,000
2. Cory Juneau $9000
3. Tom Schaar $5000
4. Alex Sorgente $3000
5. Joshua Rodriguez $2500
6. Ivan Federico $2000
7. Trey Wood $1750
8. Pedro Barros $1500
9. Vi Kakinho $1000
10. Kevin Kowalski $1000
11. Chris Russell $1000
12. Danny Leon $1000
13. Rune Glifberg $1000
14. Jonathan Schwan $1000
15. Luke Russell $1000
16. Daniel Cuervo $1000
17. Brad McClain $1000

Masters
1. Tony Hawk
2. Pat Ngoho
3. Renton Millar

Juniors
1. Ryan Helm
2. Jedd McKenzie
3. Ethan Copeland

Vans Bowl-A-Rama 2015 Final Results

Bowlarama 2015After a brief rain delay earlier in the morning, 2015’s Bowl-A-Rama had no problem heating up and entertaining both those in attendance in Bondi Beach, Australia and on their computers or mobile devices around the planet. The Masters’ set the tone and the raised the bar quite high with Chris Miller’s welcomed first appearance at the Bowl-A-Rama event. Ultimately, Tony Hawk proved once again in the finals that he is the Jedi to beat as he took home the repeat victory.

Early on in the Pro Finals Team Padless Ambassador, Chris Russell set the place on fire as he continued to rip with gnarly lines and edge of the seat stunts. Unfortunately, he took a heavy fall and hit is head which resulted in some fresh stitches to take back home to the US. He’ll be fine otherwise. Bucky (now in his forties) poured on the juice and switched it up, backed it up, and held off the teenagers and others younger than him from taking away his rightful win. All in all, the level of skating stepped up once again, the webcast crew with Corbin Harris and Neal Hendrix kept it entertaining, and Bowl-A-Rama 2015 was a great event!

Final Results
Pros
1. Bucky Lasek
2. Pedro Barros
3. Alex Sorgente
4. Cory Juneau
5. Rune Glifberg
6. Josh Rodriguez
7. Vi Kakinho
8. Chris Russell

Masters
1. Tony Hawk
2. Chris Miller
3. Steve Caballero
4. Bruno Passos
5. Nicky Guerrero
6. Kevin Staab
7. Eddie Elguera
8. Sean Goff

Best Trick – Ben Hatchell

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