This 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.
With the continual rise, popularity and accessibility of skateparks worldwide which propel a generation of aging skateboarders, AARP has announced today that it is able to offer its members that continue to shred deep discounts on skateboarding goods in association with venerable skate brands including Tracker Trucks, Independent Trucks, Dogtown Skateboards, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Powell Skateboards, OJ Wheels, Bones Wheels, Vans footwear and apparel, Airwalk Shoes, Vision Street Wear, Pro-Tec helmets, and many more.
In addition, members receive the bimonthly “AARP Magazine” which addresses the health needs and concerns of the 50+ population, along with its new skate adventure travel guide and key information to over 300 of the top bowls, ramps and skate destinations worldwide.
*Note – These AARP value packages are not offered to longboarders, cone wigglers or freestylers as those fads and generations died long ago.
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“Every significant skateboarding video drops like a milestone, energizing the community by building on the legacy of its predecessors, beginning where the last one left off and taking up the baton for the culture to drive progression – propelling skateboarding forward.”
With that opening paragraph at the their website, Vans has announced that its first-ever feature-length skateboarding video will be called “Propeller” and is set to be released this May.
Stay tuned for more information on premiere dates and locations.
Saturday’s Vans Amateur Combi Classic ushered in a good look at the next generation of bowlriding’s talents and paid many of them well above minimum wage for an afternoon’s work. Check the video above to see the stunts from many of these bowl starved finalists.
The top six from each division are listed below. Head over to the World Cup Skateboarding site for complete results.
15 and Over
1. Charlie Martin
2. Jeromy Green
3. Iago Magalhaes
4. Travis Rivera
5. Jake Ilardi
6. Trent Bowman
14 and Under
1. Asher Bradshaw
2. Evan Doherty
3. Kiko Francisco
4. Jack Winburn
5. Tate Carew
6. Cash Money Kenton
Vans has proudly announced the addition of Rowan Zorilla to its skate footwear and growing apparel roster. Rowan’s natural ability to charge a bowl as hard as he can skate a 12-stair rail, switch and regular makes him the perfect fit. In the past year, RoZo has gone from relatively underground flow ripper to full Vans and Baker skateboards Am and is working to bang out a mind-melting video part for this spring’s highly anticipated Vans skateboarding video.
Check out Vans rider Daniel Lutheran in the latest Zumiez interview video!