On Wednesday, June 2nd, we place an order with Vans Custom for the Bob Haro / Bob Morales Vans Wafflecup Custom Slip-ons. These shoes form part of a package that includes the global edition of the book (with around 200 additional pages of content), the custom Vans Tote backpack, two limited-edition T-shirts, and other items. For those who wish to grab this package and guarantee their size is locked in, now is the time to place the order.
The Limited Edition Vans X The Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement Package launches the Global Edition of the book.
With almost 200 pages of new and updated content, we journey through the history of the UK Freestyle scene in a dedicated chapter that features input from British riders and industry figureheads. We also get into the van with the Factory Tour teams in a chapter that pulls the curtain back on the mid-80s summer tours titled “East of the 5” with insights from the teams, the announcers, and the brand owners who handed over the company credit cards and AAA maps before sending their crews into the depths of every town USA and beyond for the summer months.
To send this last edition up, the good folks at Vans allowed me to design some of their new dedicated
The BMX Sk8-Hi, a Vans classic upgraded for enhanced performance, features sturdy suede and canvas uppers, elevated sockliners for superior cushioning and impact protection, and Vans original waffle outsoles made of a rubber that offers grip and support. It also includes DURACAP™ reinforcement rubber underlays in high wear areas for unrivaled durability, and the Vans revolutionary Wafflecup BMX construction for unrivaled support and pedalfeel.
-VANS WAFFLECUP BMX CONSTRUCTION - A first of its kind in BMX, specifically designed to deliver the best combination of pedalfeel, support, and durability. -VANS ORIGINAL WAFFLE Compound - Our classic gum rubber compound is made of a rubber that offers grip and support.
Whether experiencing a place for the very first time or revisiting a cherished city and its memory-triggering landmarks, the act of traveling often conjures a distinct emotional response (and perhaps even more so during a pandemic year that has halted most travel). For Dakota Roche, that city is Philadelphia, and those landmarks— both discreet and iconic—were a welcomed breath of fresh air after being homebound for most of 2020.
Together with Vans, Dakota made his way back to the City of Brotherly Love after an eight-year hiatus, and spent some time re-learning the ins and outs of spots that have held a special place in his heart since his pilgrimage there nearly 13 years ago. In Vans’ latest BMX edit by Calvin Kosovich, Seeking
Vans is excited to announce the launch of Channel 66, a digital livestream network broadcasting weekdays from New York City, Chicago, Mexico City, and Los Angeles to audiences around the world. Vans version of community radio meets public access TV, Channel 66 is an embodiment of Vans’ commitment to support artists and creatives while also uplifting communities during such an unprecedented time. The COVID-19 pandemic has forever altered the events landscape and Vans has a deep history of reimagining event experiences and grassroots programs.
Channel 66 spotlights each city’s unique hetage in sub-culture by programming through the lens of the people who live it. Channel 66 offers a live audio and video broadcast featuring DJ sets, curated radio
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, listened to the BMX community and enlisted insight from Vans team rider Dakota Roche to help build the Slip-On Pro BMX, the first-ever Vans Slip-On to offer Wafflecup BMX technology. Considered one of the hardest working BMX riders out there today, Dakota’s unrelenting drive for street riding has bolstered his professional career and garnered many accolades over the past ten years. In need of a shoe that stands up to his riding, Dak worked with Vans on the Slip-On BMX Pro, featuring a striking two-tone black and white colorway with a black outsole.
“The Slip-On Pro has been my go-to shoe for riding, skating and chilling for some time now. In my mind,
Argentina certainly isn’t known for smooth streets or an abundance of spots, but you wouldn’t know it when watching Gaspar Guendulain ride. Gaspar left a lasting impression while visiting Stateside last year, churning out numerous video parts full of his buttery smooth technical prowess.
The first ever Vans 'The Circle' video contest is finished and now we've got a really sick mashup from all the shops' footage, laced together into this unique video by Rich Forne. The riding throughout the whole contest was next level and this is the perfect showcase of all the different styles.