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2017 Vans Park Series Tour Begins in Sydney, Australia

VPS ManlyVans Park Series, the definitive World Championship park terrain skateboarding competition series for men and women, kicks off the 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour this weekend in Sydney, Australia as part of the celebrated Australian Open of Surfing festival. VPS Select Pros and tour challengers will converge for the season’s first global qualifier event.

The custom-designed VPS park course built directly on the sand of Manly Beach, will host an international field of top competitors including VPS Select Pros Pedro Barros, Jack Fardell, Ivan Federico, Alex Sorgente, Kevin Kowalski and others. VPS tour wildcards Chris Russell, Curren Caples and Greyson Fletcher are also expected to show up.

Vans Park Series Sydney Schedule
Thursday, March 2nd – VPS Oceania Continental Women’s Championships
Friday, March 3rd – VPS Men’s Pro Tour: Men’s Qualifiers (Webcast)
Saturday, March 4th – VPS Men’s Pro Tour: Men’s Finals + VPS Oceania Continental Men’s Championships (Webcast)

Stay tuned to www.vansparkseries.com for all event info and webcast time schedule.

Actions REALized: Roll For Rob Skate Benefit #2

YouTube Preview Image On August 15th, skaters and friends met up at Northampton Skatepark in Massachusetts for the second “Roll For Rob” event in support of Rob Pontes who was recently diagnosed with ALS. Real Skateboards has released a 2nd Edition Actions REALized deck to coincide with the event and has also produced this recap video featuring Justin Brock, Jake Ruiz, Willy Lara, Brandon Westgate, Justin Figueroa, Levi Brown, and more.

Pooling Around


The latest edition of “Pooling Around” from The Skateboard Mag is stacked with some heavy hitters. Ronnie Sandoval, Lance Mountain, Peter Hewitt, Cody Lockwood, Al Partanen, Willy Lara, and more get straight to the point and tear through a fresh batch of Fresno pools.