Pedro Barros

Vans PROPELLER World Premiere Tour Dates Announced

YouTube Preview ImageThis May, Vans marks the official release of its highly anticipated first-ever, feature-length Vans skateboarding video, Propeller. Directed by acclaimed pro skateboarder turned filmmaker Greg Hunt and featuring full parts from some of the heavies in modern skateboarding alongside legends and pioneers of our culture, this video is set to blow some minds.

On April 21, Vans presents the world premiere of Propeller at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Tickets to the Los Angeles world premiere will be sold exclusively at select local skate shops beginning this Saturday, April 11th. Propeler will make its international debut across the globe with stops in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada and Mexico. Visit VansPropeller.com to learn more about world premiere tour dates, locations, ticket information and to find a local premiere near you.

Vans Bowl-A-Rama 2015 Final Results

Bowlarama 2015After a brief rain delay earlier in the morning, 2015’s Bowl-A-Rama had no problem heating up and entertaining both those in attendance in Bondi Beach, Australia and on their computers or mobile devices around the planet. The Masters’ set the tone and the raised the bar quite high with Chris Miller’s welcomed first appearance at the Bowl-A-Rama event. Ultimately, Tony Hawk proved once again in the finals that he is the Jedi to beat as he took home the repeat victory.

Early on in the Pro Finals Team Padless Ambassador, Chris Russell set the place on fire as he continued to rip with gnarly lines and edge of the seat stunts. Unfortunately, he took a heavy fall and hit is head which resulted in some fresh stitches to take back home to the US. He’ll be fine otherwise. Bucky (now in his forties) poured on the juice and switched it up, backed it up, and held off the teenagers and others younger than him from taking away his rightful win. All in all, the level of skating stepped up once again, the webcast crew with Corbin Harris and Neal Hendrix kept it entertaining, and Bowl-A-Rama 2015 was a great event!

Final Results
Pros
1. Bucky Lasek
2. Pedro Barros
3. Alex Sorgente
4. Cory Juneau
5. Rune Glifberg
6. Josh Rodriguez
7. Vi Kakinho
8. Chris Russell

Masters
1. Tony Hawk
2. Chris Miller
3. Steve Caballero
4. Bruno Passos
5. Nicky Guerrero
6. Kevin Staab
7. Eddie Elguera
8. Sean Goff

Best Trick – Ben Hatchell

Bowl-A-Rama Gexto Goes Off!

Located at the La Kantera Skatepark above Arrigunaga beach in the Abra Bay of Getxo, Spain, the finals for the first annual Volcom Bowl-A-Rama Gexto entertained a packed house of bowlriding enthusiasts and fans yesterday. Congrats to Pedro Barros and Pat Ngoho of their first place awards in the Pros and Masters divisions respectively! Be sure to have a look at the highlight reel.

Final Results
Pros
1. Perdo Barros
2. Alex Sorgente
3. Danny Leon
4. Filipe Fogueno
5. Corey Juneau
6. Sky Siljeg
7. Josh Borden
8. Chris Russell

Masters
1. Pat Ngoho
2. Sean Goff
3. Steve Alba
4. Txua Dominguez
5. Sergie Ventura
6. Stephane Andre
7. Jan Loften
8. Brad Bowman

The Alli Show Featuring Pedro Barros

YouTube Preview Image Pedro Barros, the Brazilian powerhouse, has stuck his claim on the world of transition skating, from vert ramps to cement pools, Barros is nearly unstoppable! He wasn’t always that way, though. As a child Barros skated everything from the trannys to the streets, he also has dedicated a ton of time to surfing and it has clearly paid off. Visit Pedro Barros’ home in Rio Tavares, Brazil, check out the R.T.M.F. compound, see him surf and watch him give back to his community here in his Alli Show!

Van Doren Invitational at Hastings

Vans InvitationalVans brings the world’s greatest skateboarders to Canada this week with skateboarding’s premier bowlriding competition, the celebrated Van Doren Invitational to be held at Vancouver’s legendary Hastings Bowl on July 11th & 12th. Top skaters from around the globe will battle it out before a live audience for top honors and their share of US $75,000 purse This event will be presented as a live webcast on Thrasher Magazine on Saturday, July 12th for everyone to view.

The invite-only organized jam format will showcase modern bowlriding’s greatest talents, such as current World Champion Pedro Barros, X-Games gold medalist Curren Caples and reigning Van Doren Invitational champion Ben Hatchell, plus top challengers like Grant Taylor, Ben Raybourn and many more.

“It seems like only yesterday that Vans helped to bring the Slam City Jam skate contests to Vancouver’s PNE and today Vans Canada is excited to present the Van Doren Invitational as we bring together some of the greatest bowl riders from around the world to the Hastings Bowl at the same location. Don’t miss this exciting day in Canadian skateboard history!” – Steve Van Doren, Vans Vice President, Events and Promotions

Pedros Barros Ignites Marseille

Sosh Freestyle Cup 2014Marseille, France’s renowned Parc du Prado skatepark continues to deliver heted skateboarding sessions several decades after it was first built. This past weekend the SOSh Freestyle Cup brought together bowlriders from all over Europe and distant lands to compete on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. At the buzzer it was Brazil’s Pedro Barros that emerged the winner and 5000 Euros richer. Head on over to ISU’s website for a recap of the action by the man of travel, Emile Janicot.

Final Results
1. Pedro Barros 5000 €
2. Danny Leon 4000 €
3. Greyson Fletcher 3000 €

Complete results here.

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