Grant Taylor

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

Spitfire’s DIY Spot Check: Slashiter Cove & Sixside

YouTube Preview Image Grant Taylor, Oskar Rozenberg and Jacopo Carozzi barged across the northern boarder to put down some heavy lines and stunts at pair of DIY spots – Slashiter Cove & Sixside in the wilds of British Columbia.

Holy Stokes!: A Real Life Happening This Summer

YouTube Preview ImageThe Volcom skateboarding crew has traveled the world to find spots, film tricks and search for stoke over the past year. Premiering in May and available worldwide June 7th, 2016, Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening looks to be one of the most epic skateboarding films of the summer.

Skate Rock: South Africa Part 1

YouTube Preview ImageThrasher Magazine has rolled out the first of its Skate Rock South Africa episodes with a very fortunate bang with Nuge at the wheel. After the tour van brakes went out, Nuge chose the correct lane and saved everyone from a deadly situation. Tune in and trip out on the rest of the heaviness that took place.

Volcom’s “Holy Stokes! A Real Life Happening”

YouTube Preview Image Nearly two years in the making and featuring an international cast of skaters ranging from street legends to transition destroyers to hyper-talented up-and-comers rolling and rallying across the planet, Volcom’s forthcoming feature film “Holy Stokes!” is shaping up to be the feel good hit of the summer.

Shot entirely in 4K ultra high-definition and directed by skate-film auteur Russell Houghten, Holy Stokes! marks the first full-length skate film from Veeco Productions since 2007’s “Let’s Live”. Shot in dozens of locations spanning every corner of the globe, it builds on more than 20 years and 30 influential films from the world of Volcom.

Starring these dudes: Alain Goikoetxea, Alec Majors, Alex Midler, Axel Cruysberghs, Ben Raemers, Caswell Berry, Chris Pfanner, CJ Collins, Collin Provost, Daan Van Der Linden, Dane Burman, David Gonzalez, Dennis Busenitz, Dustin Dollin, Grant Taylor, Jackson Pilz, Jordan Tarzan, Kyle Walker, Milton Martinez, Louie Lopez, Pedro Barros, Rune Glifberg and Ryan Sheckler.

Available June 7th, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, xBox and more.

Anti-Hero’s “What’s Up Monkey?” Part 4

YouTube Preview ImageLooking for some inspiration and stoke to push you through the extended holiday weekend? Have a look at Anti-Hero’s fourth part of “What’s Up Monkey?” as Grant Taylor, Frank Gerwer, Daan Van Der Linden, and others let it rip through Copenhagen.

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