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Vans | Half Cab 20th Anniversary Party at House of Vans

05 October 2012, 14.48 | Posted in Art, Events, Shoes, Skateboarding | 1 comment »


Last night Vans & Steve Cabellero celebrated 20 years of the most iconic shoe in skateboarding, the Half Cab. Brooklyn’s House of Vans was filled with guests that enjoyed a night of music, art and skateboarding that will lead up to the first ever Bowl-a-Rama NYC this weekend at Pier 62 Skatepark. Hit the jump for a photo recap from the Half Cab celebration. Photos by Peter Pabon.

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Vans | Bowl-a-Rama NYC 2012 – Roll In #1

05 October 2012, 14.45 | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 comment »


Australian pro’s Jack Fardell & Corbin Harris hit the streets of NYC in preparation for the first ever Vans Bowl-a-Rama in New York City. See what they have to say about the city at Saturdays competition. Filmed by RB Umali.

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Vans | Era Pro Checkerboard

04 October 2012, 11.38 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | 1 comment »


There’s nothing more classic than a pair of checkerboard Vans. These just released Era Pro’s are built with skate specific details like a Duracap liner and skate insole for added performance and are available now at The General. Take a closer look after the jump.

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Vans | Van Doren Tribal Pack

02 October 2012, 17.05 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | 1 comment »


With an archive as old and varied as Vans, its almost impossible for them to run out of throwback-inspired releases. The latest is the Van Doren Tribal Pack which harkens back to the earliest days of the brand and consists of two Era 59s with tribal patterns and old school Van Doren branding. Available now at The General. Take another look after the jump.

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Vans X Metallica “Kill ‘Em All” Half Cab Pro

02 October 2012, 16.55 | Posted in collabs, Music, Skateboarding, Sneakers | 1 comment »


Vans worked super closely with Metallica for a series of releases, the first of which has just dropped. The “Kill Em All” Half Cab Pro comes appropriately in all black suede with blood accents and coincides with the 30th anniversary of the epic album of the same name. Does that officially make “Seek & Destroy” an oldie? Whoah. Get them now at Atlas. More looks after the jump.

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Vans | Grosso’s Loveletters to Skateboarding – Fakie

27 September 2012, 15.18 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Eddie Elguera started going backwards in the 70’s and then Salman Agah took it to switch in the 90’s. In this episode Grosso sits down with both to connect the dots from the 70’s to the 90’s and beyond.

Vans | Jeff Grosso’s Loveletters to Skateboarding – Fallen Brothers

10 September 2012, 15.58 | Posted in Skateboarding, tribute, videos | 2 comments »


We’ve lost some great friends and people in skateboarding over the years and to honor them Grosso dedicates this Loveletter to our fallen brothers.

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Vans LXVI | Stat

10 September 2012, 13.45 | Posted in Sneakers | No comments »


Following up the release of their technologically advanced LXVI, Vans will drop the Stat this October. Bringing the ultra-lightweight feel of the original to a midtop, the Stat features LuxLiner construction, WaffleFlex tread design and an UltraCush Lite midsole unit. The Stat comes in four colorways including an All-Weather model with Scotchguard-treated Wolverine pig suede and 1200D ballistic nylon paneling (above). See the other colors after the jump.

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Vans | Adventures with Chris – Jason Dill

07 September 2012, 15.47 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Jason Dill has rejoined the Vans Syndicate squad, so naturally he sits down and chops it up about weight loss, smoking, silly religions, his approach to past, present and future video parts as well as chain-smoking monkeys. Enjoy.

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Vans OffTheWall.TV | Classic Tales – Christian Hosoi

05 September 2012, 13.04 | Posted in craze, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Christian Hosoi has been alcohol and drug free for 12 years but still has some great stories of getting fucked up back in the day. Check out his story about tripping in Hawaii. Via Offthewall.tv.