Jake Wooten

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)