In the fifth and final instalment of VANS UNFILTERED, the unique pairing of Courage Adams and Simone Barraco ventured across remote areas of Sicily. For the high-powered and technical duo Sicily was bliss, countless spots surrounded by dusty roads and volcanic sand beaches. Even the hot temperatures and locals hustle wasn’t enough to slow these guys down, in fact, it added a touch of Italian authenticity to the trip.
Sicily turned out to be the perfect setting for UNFILTERED visionary Rich Forne, the sights and sounds helping spark the trip into life, just like Mount Etna does every day. Barraco remarked, “I’d previously visited Sicily before, however Catania was a completely different level of craziness,”.
The UNFILTERED series heads back to Europe for its fifth episode. This time around it’s the newest addition to the team, Simone Barraco, tagging along with Courage Adams on a mission through the streets and vibes of Sicily. UNFILTERED is a video series that highlights the raw side of a BMX trip. The struggle, achievements, noise, peace, challenges, injuries, languages, architectures, cultures, weather, food, people, traffic, travel and jet lag.
BMXers are completely insane, always jumping off the wildest stuff and getting tangled up in their bikes, yet somehow surviving. Dakota Roche is no different. He goes full blast off gaps, steps, rails... and even moving cars!
Vans and CULT, two BMX industry leaders, reunite for a fourth time this October to create a footwear and apparel capsule designed to showcase the creative lifestyle behind BMX. Available now, the Vans and CULT collaboration delivers new renditions of Vans core staples to commemorate a longtime partnership between two like-minded BMX brands. Highlighting the Sk8-Hi Pro, Vans and CULT bring a subtle design aesthetic to the Pro Classic silhouette that’s been upgraded to withstand the maximum performance needs of today’s most talented BMXers. The Vans and CULT Sk8-Hi Pro features embroidered heel details, hand drawn graphic motifs on the outsole and
The new Vans x CULT Collection, featuring both footwear and apparel, celebrates the partnership between two like-minded brands coming together for the fourth time to showcase the creative lifestyle behind BMX. CULT brings their subtle design aesthetic to our Pro Classics, which are updated and upgraded to withstand the enhanced performance requirements of today’s BMXers.
The 2018 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series celebrated a monumental finish as the series crowned Larry Edgar and Teresa Azcoaga the 2018 world champions of BMX park terrain in Málaga, Spain. Defending Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion Larry Edgar demonstrated some of the best BMX riding the world has ever seen with colossal airs and technical tricks to earn back-to-back Pro Cup World Championship title wins. Spanish native Teresa Azcoaga upheld her series lead to earn the first-ever women’s BMX park terrain championship title, cementing a historic moment for the BMX community. Edgar remarked with pride, “The level of riding across all stops this year has been incredible, so to be the overall winner is truly special.”
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.