Posted Dec. 9, 2013
Zac Marben. Photo: Chad Huff. One of the best things about snowboarding, it's a great reason to travel. You can snowboard just about anywhere in the world, even Hawaii. But if Korea doesn't come to mind as another option, Vans is working to change that. Vans Korea just hosted some of the Vans Team for a trip with Transworld Snowboarding – showing them around the resorts, Seoul, and the North Korean border. Head over to vanssnow.tumblr.com to ...
Posted Dec. 6, 2013
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Respecting 20 Years of Originality on the Mountain. Vans presents 20 Years: Off the Wall, On the Snow, a definitive retrospective film honoring over two decades of Vans Snow heritage, filmed and directed by respected filmmakers Mike Hatchett and Travis Robb of Standard Films. 20 Years takes a look back at an influential era in snowboarding, paying homage to a pivotal period in defining a new generation of snowboarding culture as told ...
Posted Dec. 6, 2013
Markus Keller has always been a busy man, juggling contest podiums and filming missions the majority of his career. But last season he finally took the time to focus on a singular project, the Red Bull Media House-backed film "CHAMäLEON". Markus stepped away from the grueling contest circuit to travel the world scoping out different kinds of terrain and adapting his well-rounded riding style to each, hence the name "CHAMäLEON". Along with Markus are hand-picked riders for each locale, from ...
Posted Dec. 4, 2013
Hana Beaman. Photo: Crispin Cannon. Big mountain mama Hana Beaman dishes on everything from pissing in a cup to posing for Playboy in her Hump Day interview on YoBeat.com.
Posted Dec. 3, 2013
Vans presents 20 Years: Off the Wall, On the Snow, a definitive retrospective film honoring over two decades of Vans Snow heritage, filmed and directed by respected filmmaker Mike Hatchett of Standard Films. Premiering 12/6/2013 exclusively on www.OffTheWall.TV. Music: "Scavenger" by the Zig Zags Check out offthewall.tv.
Posted Dec. 2, 2013
Andreas Wiig’s “Under the Wiig” is back with Episode 4! This time we get a behind the scenes look at Andreas filming his X Games Real Snow Backcountry part. From sledding around Whistler to riding glaciers in his home country of Norway, watch as Andreas blasts booters around the world, and catch up with earlier episodes of “Under the Wiig” from the Rockstar Energy series playlist.
Posted Nov. 29, 2013
Trick Rating: 8 Approach: Once you’ve got the speed dialed, make a slight heel-edge setup turn before the transition. As you’re going up the jump, put a little weight on your toes. Takeoff: Use your shoulders to start the spin instead of carving. It’s hard to get a good pop going switch, so practice a lot. Pop by dipping your front shoulder into your chest and slightly down. Maneuver: Wait until the first 90 to grab. Grabbing ...
Posted Nov. 27, 2013
Vans Am Nick "Pooch" Poohachoff with his first full length video part from SnowboarderMag.com. Pooch throws down in streets around the world from Japan, Lithuania, Canada and all over the USA. Watch the video to see why many are calling him one of the most underrated riders in snowboarding...
Posted Nov. 25, 2013
The energy drink burn is back with #RideAgain, an interactive snowboard film featuring Sochi 2014 Olympic athlete Arthur Longo. Choose your terrain, choose your rider and choose your riding style to create a unique film watching experience that you can then share with the world. It's something new and different and actually looks pretty cool. Check out the trailer and watch for the project dropping on December 1st, 2013.
Posted Nov. 22, 2013
Another Network A video from the Vans 20 Year Anniversary Party in New York City. This time Timbo checks in with Pat Moore for the behind the trick explanation of Pat’s “wall splat” trick in Volcom’s #IP3.