Ishod Wair

Vans Park Series Sets Sights on Shanghai for 2017 World Championships

VPS 2017 ChampionshipsVans 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.

REAL “Squaded Up In SD” Trip Recap & Spring ’17 Drop 2 Catalog

Nothing but good times with half the Real Skateboards crew and friends from Europe as they all head to sunny San Diego to get some. Jump in the van and check out the feature by clicking the photo above.

In more news from the Real camp, Real just released drop 2 of their Spring ’17 catalog, scroll along and check out the Happy Forest Friends Series, Fight or Flight Edge-Dips, Slickadelics, all new pro one-off decks from Dennis Busenitz, Chima Ferguson, Jake Donnelly and much more.

“The Good Homies” Video

YouTube Preview ImageKyle Walker’s Thrasher Skater Of The Year trip found him and some of the world’s most rippingest-rippers in Australia for a hell of a mission; watch Kyle Walker, Ishod Wair, Zyon Wright, Peter Ramondetta, Nakel Smith, and more go off, down under.

Tampa Pro 2017 Converse CONS Concrete Jam Highlights

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.

Nike SB’s “Loud Pack” Video

YouTube Preview ImageHave a look as Grant Taylor, Ishod Wair, and Cory Kennedy get wild with their own artistic interpretation upon the concrete masterpieces of Montana and Idaho. This is where the road can take you if you let it.

Real Skateboards Spring Drop 1 Catalog

Real Spring 2017Drop 1 of Real Skateboards’ Spring 2017 catalog reveals lots of unseen photos and rad product. All It Takes Is Just One Push… The newest release from REAL is now in skate shops worldwide with all new Spectrum Selects, In-Bloom series, the newest DADS x REAL editions, Kyle Walker SOTY boards, pro one-off decks from Ishod, Busenitz, Chima and Ramondetta, along with a first look at Justin Brock’s new ad and much more.

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