Back in October, the Vans German/Austrian Skate Team, including Kalle Wiehn, Daniel Spiegel, Julian Ruhe and Jan Hoffman, travelled to Italy to explore the Italian Peninsula. Check the trailer here and look for the tour report in the next issue of MSM.
Twenty skate shop teams went head to head last weekend for Skatepark of Tampa’s “Clash of the Crews” contest, presented by Vans. It was a tough call, but Island Water Sports came out on top with the SPoT team at a close second. Check out this recap filmed by Frank Branca and then head to the SPoT website for photos at full results.
Vans team rider Lizzie Armanto takes us for a ride to the Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA where the Girls Combi Pool Classic is hosted. Once a part of the Pro-Tec Pool Party, the Vans Girls Combi Classic is now in it’s 5th year as an all girls event with divisions for Amateurs 14 & under, Amateurs 15 & over, and Pros from the WCS Bowl Rankings.
On January 10th, Vans released the Sixth Generation of the Vans TNT franchise for Tony Trujillo. The TNT SG connects Tony’s on-board performance with Vans Pro Skate product performance, offering unrivaled control in Vans’ legendary Original Waffle Outsole, superior boardfeel in Vans’ Pro Vulc Construction and light, predictable cushioning in Vans Ortholite sockliners.
The new TNT SG are available in four colors: Black, Scarlet Red and Navy, plus an exclusive Vans x Antihero edition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Antihero Skateboards. Tony honors his favorite guitar, the Gibson SG, with custom TNT SG guitar pic logo logo graphics found on the tongue label.