Kevin Peraza gives you a glimpse into his life in Tucson Arizona as he prepares for the Vans BMX Pro Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico where he competes on the most technical course on the Vans BMX Pro Cup World Tour. Follow Kevin and his family through event in a city that means so much to him and his international BMX family as he battles for last chance points going into the 2018 World Championships in Spain.
Vans BMX Pro Cup, the world’s leading platform for elite BMX park terrain competition, turned up the heat today in Huntington Beach, CA for the second Pro Tour stop of the 2018 season at the Vans US Open of Surfing. Despite a minor injury in practice, tour veteran Kevin Peraza surpassed 30 of the world’s leading BMX riders during a heated semi-finals round to qualify in first, merging his expert street skills with his solid park riding style. Local hero Kris Fox’s high-speed riding and lasting ambition for a place on the podium earned him second place, while 2016 Van Doren BMX Invitational event winner Matt Cordova’s enormous airs and unique transfers secured a third place finish.
Australian BMX rider Jason Watts gives you a glimpse into his life as a traveling BMX bowl rider, following the Vans BMX Pro Cup around the globe. From bowls to beaches, Jason designs his life around fun and freestyle, and has found success on the Pro Tour as one of the most unique riders.
Vans and the Van Gogh Museum proudly partner to present an artfully designed collection utilizing Van Gogh masterpieces across iconic Vans Classics and premium apparel silhouettes, available worldwide August 3. The Van Gogh Museum will dedicate a portion of its profits from this project to the preservation of Vincent van Gogh’s legacy and collection of art; keeping it accessible for future generations. Vincent van Gogh is arguably one of the most famous and influential post-impressionist painters in the history of western art. Van Gogh is most noted for his work that evokes beauty, emotion and color bringing his personal expression to life through his art. With over 2,100 pieces of artwork produced from his decade long career, Vans worked closely with the Van Gogh Museum team to select four main bodies of work that speaks to the creative ethos of Vans’ design as
The UNFILTERED series lands in California, on its fourth continent in as many episodes. The power duo of Dakota Roche and Dan Lacey raided through California’s Central Coast line, on a stark contrast to the desert landscapes of the UAE in episode three. In typical “for the search” fashion, Dakota and Dan missioned for days to find spots, but also manufacture their own between Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.
Vans and global BMX team rider Dakota Roche band together to deliver new colorways and collaborative designs for Dakota’s “For The Search” collection. Highlighting his personalized colorway of the Sk8-Hi Pro, Dakota’s latest collection features an assortment of footwear, apparel and accessories that draw inspiration from his endless search for untapped street spots and new territory for his “Off The Wall” riding style. Dakota’s Sk8-Hi Pro is fabricated in an earthy, covert green suede and canvas upper with tonal laces, solid-black rubber foxing and matching rubber toe-cap detailing. Featuring his personal artwork on the side panel labels, Dakota’s endorsed Sk8-Hi Pro is engineered with Duracap-reinforced underlays and BMX specific medial side support for extra pedal
Vans, the global icon of creative expression, introduces the Color Theory collection, an extended offering of unisex footwear and apparel inspired by the beauty that comes from the creative output of individual expression. As the boundaries between menswear and womenswear continue to blur, silhouettes are no longer constrained to traditional gender representations. Upholding the value of creativity, the Color Theory collection can be mixed and matched by anyone to define their own personal color spectrum.
Unisex footwear has been part of Vans’ design make-up since first opening in 1966, allowing fans to make any design their own. Color Theory applies that thinking to create updated constructions of
I am telling stories about my favorite tricks from my final video part from the Vans Illustrated BMX video released in 2016 before my accident! We traveled all over the world to ride amazing locations and get as much of a variety of footage as we could for the video and I am so honored to be a part of the Vans BMX team!