Zion wright deservedly jumped up to the pro ranks this week backed by a ton of hard work and skill over the past year. Have a look at this heavy barrage of footage that edit celebrated his efforts and rise to the ranks of professional skateboarding for Real Skateboards. Cheers Zion!
On episode 69 of The Nine Club, Zion Wright discusses growing up in Jupiter Florida, getting into skating at 4 years old, going to Woodward and getting flowed by Karl Watson’s Organika, moving to Long Beach, getting on Real Skateboards, non-stop traveling, skating for RedBull, Nike SB and much more…
The Shake Junt crew busts out of the Skate Tank to terrorize the streets in this new edit for Thrasher Magazine put together by none other than Andrew Reynolds & Shane Heyl. Look out for some ballsy board riding from Jamie Foy, Cyril Jackson, Tyson Peterson, Zion Wright, and more.
Vans Park Series has announced that Shanghai, China will play host to the 2017 VPS World Championships for men and women. With its central mission to inspire youth and grow participation worldwide, the Vans Park Series is honored to bring elite park terrain competition and the creative culture of skateboarding to China on September 23rd in Asia’s first and only official VPS-certified temporary park terrain competition course design.
The next stop for the Vans Park Series on the road to Shanghai takes place at Kroksbäck Skatepark in Malmö, Sweden on May 26th with the inaugural Men’s and Women’s VPS Europa Continental Championships and May 27th with the third of five 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour qualifier events. The Kroksbäck Skatepark is the world’s first VPS-certified permanent park terrain competition course and was donated in 2016 by the Vans Park Series to the community of Malmö, Sweden on the occasion of the inaugural park terrain skateboarding VPS World Championships for leading the world with their progressive support of the city’s youth through public skateboard programming and initiatives. The VPS Continental Championships provide an open path for regional talent to compete alongside qualifying VPS Tour Pros in the World Championships and a chance to earn a spot on the 2018 VPS Pro Tour.
Additionally, in another historic first for global park terrain competition, Vans Park Series is proud to announce the crowning of park terrain skateboarding’s first-ever Men’s and Women’s VPS National Champions for Brazil, Colombia and Chile. The winners from these select South American VPS National Championships are seeded in the official VPS Americas Continental Championships in Huntington Beach, California.
To see the full list of 2017 results and remaining 2017 VPS World Tour events with information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit the Vans Park Series website.