Nora Vasconcellos

Vans Park Series Hits Huntington Beach

YouTube Preview ImageThe Vans Park Series hits Huntington Beach this week for the fifth stop of the 2017 Vans Park Series Men’s Pro Tour and the first stop of the VPS Women’s Pro Tour. With a custom designed park built to VPS specs you can expect the world best men and women bowlriders to burn the thing to the ground!

With the likes of Chris Russell, Alex Sorgente, Ben Hatchell, Ivan Federico, Karl Berglind, Kevin Kowalski, Tristan Rennie, Brighton Zeuner, Ishod Wair, Cory Juneau, Nicole Hause, Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, Grant Taylor, Lizzie Armanto, Tom Schaar, Nora Vasconcellos and many more in the mix, expect a high energy battle towards the VPS World Championships. Download the VPS iPhone app or log into the live stream at Vansparkseries.com on Saturday, August 5th to witness the action!

Current VPS Pro Tour Challenger Rankings
(Top 5 after Huntington Beach advance to the World Championships – Shanghai, China on September 23rd.)
1. Tom Schaar – 30,000
2. Karl Berglind – 22,800
3. Murilo Peres – 19,400
4. Willy Lara – 18,800
5. Tristan Rennie – 16,900
6. Robin Bolian – 15,600
7. Roman Pabich – 15,600
8. Trey Wood – 12,7000
9. Vinicius Kakinho – 12,5000
10. CJ Collin – 12,1000

Welcome Webisode 15: Neon Pink Afternoon

YouTube Preview ImageWelcome brings in the weekend with their latest webisode at Chino Skatepark that just makes you want to skate. Watch Dvargs, Nora, Ryan Townley, Roman and Rick Fabro set up a 80s Chris Miller board and go to town.

The Nine Club: Episode 33 – Nora Vasconcellos

YouTube Preview ImageThe Nine Club fires up the work week with an all new episode featuring Nora Vasconcellos. Over adult beverages she discusses growing up in Massachusetts, her introduction to skateboarding, heading out west, making the move from Hoopla to Welcome Skateboards, getting on adidas, and much more.

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

Crail Couch with Nora Vasconcellos & Daniel Vargas

2016 Girls Combi Pool Classic Highlights and Results

YouTube Preview Image On Saturday Vans hosted 2016’s Girls Combi Pool Classic contest and fortunately Thrasher Magazine’s ace lensman Schmitty was on the scene to capture the action of these ladies as they handled the beast. Have a look at the highlight reel. For those of you that missed the action, you can also visit Lizzie Armanto’s Facebook page where Jeff Grosso manned up and offered up some commentary and filmwork of his own on a live webcast feed.

Final Results
Pro
1. Poppy Starr
2. Nora Vasconcellos
3. Lizzie Armanto
4. Brighton Zeuner

15 and Over
1. Jordyn Barrett
2. Yndiara Asp
3. Hanna Zanzi

14 and Under
1. Dora Varella
2. Spencer Breaux
3. Bryce Wettstein

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