BMX tour life can be tough. For Vans’ team rider and consecutive BMX Pro Cup champion Larry Edgar, his high-flying antics require ultimate confidence that he’ll be supported when landing on sharp metal pedals or bailing on concrete. Fortunately, for Larry and BMX riders everywhere, Vans is proud to release the Old Skool Pro BMX in Larry Edgar’s very own black and yellow colorway.
At the shoe’s core is Vans’ Wafflecup BMX outsole technology, specifically designed to deliver a superior combination of pedalfeel, support, and durability. This iteration has been upgraded with Vans’ proprietary PopCush, a brand-new foam recipe, meticulously tuned for impact protection, cushioning, and custom energy return for every type of riding. Reinforced underlays in high-wear areas, otherwise
Welcome to Lima, Peru’s capital city. Dubbed “The Grey” by the locals because of its misty weather conditions, Lima is a vibrant maze of immaculate street spots. Follow an all-star crew on a street mission through the city’s finest spots, featuring Dennis Enarson, Bruno Hoffman, Alex Donnachie, Simone Barraco, Dan Lacey, Anthony Perrin, and Lewis Mills.
Matthias Dandois has been a part of the Vans BMX Family for 10 years and has podiumed at nearly every flatland competition he has ever entered. The winningest flatland World Champion celebrates the Old Skool Pro BMX Matthias Dandois edition with a minute in TIME.
Stay Strong is excited to announce it’s second Limited Edition Vans shoe collaboration dropping very soon... The Vans brand was a longtime sponsor of Stephen Murray throughout his Pro BMX career and they have continued to show love and support for Stephen and the Stay Strong Brand since the tragic accident which left him paralysed back in 2007. His very own “Staying Strong” autobiography also launched at House of Vans in London a few years ago.
Following the success of the first Vans x Stay Strong collaboration, which sold out in just a few hours, the new release is on the same Old Skool model. This time with a monochrome design, bold repeat logos and Stay Strong’s brand motto ‘For Life’ across the heels.
Vans, the original action sports brand began supporting BMX in 1979 becoming the first brand to support the sport. To celebrate this milestone and the unsung impact BMX has had on youth culture ever since, Vans presents an Anniversary Collection for men and women. Featuring a unique assortment of footwear and apparel inspired by the heyday of parking lot ramp demonstrations, neon clad kids and a longstanding form of creative expression.
Vans sticky waffle soles proved to give great pedal grip and became the choice for BMX riders of the late ‘70s. For this honorary collection, a unisex offering of the Sk8-Hi Reissue and Era serve as the foundation for a full head to toe assortment of footwear and apparel. Footwear is constructed with Vans’ classic canvas and suede combination, and each style showcases a graphic Checkerboard printed quarter-panel that is available in three colorways including a share green, white and true navy. Each footwear silhouette is finished with a reissued thumbs up heritage print on the sidewall.
Inspired by classic BMX lifestyle silhouettes and Vans heritage graphics the assortment includes eight new apparel and accessory styles for men and women. The women’s key styles include a BMX Jacket that uses a poly flight satin shell and includes a range of Vans logo executions to give the jacket a period correct look. The relaxed fit BMX Muscle Tank is made with a heavy cotton jersey and is adorned
Kicking off the exciting programming for the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California, the celebrated Vans Rebel Jam BMX street competition will debut for the first time on American soil July 27-28. Slated for an international roster of BMX medalists and style experts, the Rebel Jam will feature Best Trick contests, creativity awards, a Bunny Hop and High Air comp, and contest honors inclusive of men and women in all award categories. This year’s custom-designed obstacles will be presented by respected BMX brand, Cult.
With nearly fifteen years of consecutive BMX competition history in tow, Vans is thrilled to bring the prolific Rebel Jam contest to the beach to showcase a world-class field of talented BMX street riders.