Dora Varella

Jake Wooten and Dora Varella Crowned 2018 VPS Americas Continental Champions

Dora VarellaWith a stacked field of nearly 100 eager competitors, the 2018 Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships opened the floodgates to showcase a variety of talented park skaters in Huntington Beach yesterday. At the end of the day, Jake Wooten emerged as the 2018’s VPS Men’s Americas Continental champion, and Brazil’s Dora Varella repeated as the Women’s Americas Continental champion. Representing the Americas, Wooten and Varella advance directly into the 2018 VPS World Championships in China this October, bringing them both one step closer to the VPS world championship title.

Later this week, the 2018 Vans Park Series Women’s Pro Tour open qualifier will begin on Thursday, August 2nd, to bring together prospective contenders from all over the world to have a chance to compete against top-seeded VPS Women’s Select Pros.

The live webcast of the VPS Tour Stop #3 in Huntington Beach, California begins on Vanparksseries.com on Friday, August 3rd and continues Saturday, August 4th on ETN.com.

Vans Park Series, the official park terrain skateboarding World Championships tour, continues a jam-packed week of elite skateboarding action in Huntington Beach, CA as part of the Vans US Open action sports festival. For complete results of yesterday’s competition, visit www.vansparkseries.com for more information.

2018 VPS Americas Continental Championship Results
Men
1. Jake Wooten (USA)
2. Heimana Reynolds (USA)
3. Ben Hatchell (USA)

Women
1. Dora Varella (BRA)
2. Arianna Carmona (USA)
3. Hunter Long (USA)

Nicole Hause Wins 2018 Girls Combi Pool Classic

YouTube Preview ImageIt’s great to see the participation level and progression of female skateboarders surging over the past year. What’s truly respectable is that Vans has stepped up and matched the prize purse of the men for this year’s Girls Combi Pool Classic. Three division of gals competed this past Saturday and put together one hell of a great day for women’s bowlriding. When all was settled and the scores were tallied, Bella Kenworthy, Dora Varella and Nicole Hause rolled away with top honors in their respective divisions. Congrats ladies!

Final Results
Pro
1. Nicole Hause – $28,000
2. Jordyn Barratt – $14,000
3. Brighton Zeuner – $7,000
4. Lizzie Armanto – $3,500
5. Poppy Starr Olsen – $3,000
6. Sakura Yosozumi – $2,500
7. Arianna Carmona – $2,000
8. Grace Marhoefer – $1,800
9. Minna Stess – $1,700
10.Lea Taylor – $1,500

15 and Older
1. Dora Varella – $1,000
2. Michelle Yoon – $600
3. Gabrielle Brownfield – $400
4. Jessie Frietze
5. Tuling Lam
6. Lauren Canoura
7. Michelle Burnett
8. Stacie Roberts

14 and Under
1. Bella Kenworthy – $1,000
2. Jordan Santana – $600
3. Ruby Rockstar Trew – $400
4. Karen Muto
5. Isadora Pacheco
6. Stella Reynolds
7. Lilly Stoephaius
8. Carlin Makibbin