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Vans Park Series Sets Sights on Shanghai for 2017 World Championships

VPS 2017 ChampionshipsVans 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.

Bust Or Bail ATL: Atlanta Slamma Video

YouTube Preview ImageThrasher brought their Bust Or Bail contest to Atlanta’s infamous 5 block for an afternoon full of hucking and monumental busts and bails alike. Watch Kyle Walker, Zion Wright, Dashawn Jordan, Nick Merlino, Yoshi Tannenbaum, and more put down several ender-worthy tricks for cash in the Dirty South.

REAL Skateboards: Surveillance #02 – Kyle Walker

YouTube Preview ImageReal Skateboards has released a new Surveillance video with Kyle Walker along with several clips of his team mates. Insanity.

Actions REALized : Roll For Rob #3

YouTube Preview ImageThe Roll For Rob 3rd Edition decks just went live on the Actions REALized site along with the video from the trip to Providence for the 3rd Annual Roll For Rob event with Ramondetta, Chima, Jake Donnelly & Zion Wright.

Thank you to all the east coast skaters for making last weekend’s Roll for Rob event the biggest one yet. The support for Rob has been truly incredible. Check out the video from Providence with Ramondetta, Chima, Jake & Zion and get Rob’s 3rd edition Actions REALized deck to help support Rob and his family through his treatment for ALS, available now in select shops and ActionsREALized.com

Roll For Rob This Sunday

Roll For Rob 2016The 3rd Annual Roll For Rob benefit event takes place in Providence, RI this Sunday, July 24th. Come out and skate with Real Skateboards’ team riders Peter Ramondetta, Jake Donnelly, Zion Wright and many more to help support Rob Pontes, a fellow skater and his family through his ongoing treatment for ALS.

Zion Wright Wins PHXAM 2016

Zion WrightAfter Robbie Brockle was surprisingly stopped mid-run for disqualification and thereafter swarmed by friends, fans and well wishers turning him pro for Real Skateboards, Zion Wright took home his first PHXAM win when it all came down to today’s top twelve battle of finalists.

Final Results
1. Zion Wright
2. Yoshi Tannenbaum
3. Dashawn Jordan
4. Jagger Eaton
5. Bryant Chapo
6. Evan Montiero
7. Jamie Foy
8. Alex Midler
9. Enzo Catella
10. Josh Baldwin
11. Axel Crysburghs
12. Corey Millet

Red Bull Best Trick
1. Josh Baldwin – Switch Inward Heelflip $2500