Posted Feb. 28, 2014
Switzerland's Halfpipe Prodigy Triumphs in Sochi Vans is proud to congratulate Iouri “IPod” Podladtchikov for his incredible victory this past month in Sochi. On the world’s largest stage for competitive prowess, Iouri transcended all expectations as he dethroned two-time gold medalist Shaun White for top honors on the podium. Iouri’s impressive performance granted him the winning score and the pride of landing his notorious “YOLO” flip, also known as the Cab 1440, indisputably earning him the gold ...
Posted Feb. 24, 2014
The Vans Hi-Standard series in collaboration with Snowboard Canada hit Calgary's Canada Olympic Park for its second stop to give away over $3500 in cash prize and give everyone the chance to show off their best style on the snow. With Canadian legend, Dennis Bannock on the mic and Vans pro Benji Ritchi in tow doling out the bills to worthy shreds, the mood was light to begin with, and when Kael Hill showed up out of the woodwork ...
Posted Feb. 22, 2014
Three nights of Art, Music and Snowboarding Take Center Stage in Heart of Cambridge Cypress, CA (February 21, 2014) – In partnership with FYF, Vans introduced Brooklyn-based music institution House of Vans to Boston for the first time February 18-20. Featuring three free nights of eclectic music, art and snowboarding in the heart of Cambridge, hundreds of fans attended the showcase at local venue, The Middle East. Each evening featured a talented lineup of artists including Title Fight, Metz, Dark Blue ...
Posted Feb. 21, 2014
SoCal it's your turn. The Vans Hi-Standard Series continues with a stop at Mountain High this Sunday, February 23rd. It's simple: Show up, throw down, get paid. Over $3,500 in cash and prizes to give away! No spins over a 720 - Style is Everything.
Posted Feb. 20, 2014
Vans ventures halfway around the world to ride the slopes of South Korea and get immersed into the culture of happy water, the DMZ and everything that South Korea has to offer. Music: "Glazin" by Jacuzzi Boys
Posted Feb. 16, 2014
Andreas Wiig heads to the bottomless land of Japan with Norrona, where he finds endless face shots and snow-filled forests galore. Powder riding at its finest.
Posted Feb. 14, 2014
The Vans Hi-Standard Series continues on Sunday February 23rd at Mountain High Resort, CA. The event consists of an original big air format where riders are judged on individual style with no rotations over 720 allowed, rewarding creativity and self-expression, the Vans way. There is also a Van Doren Rail Jam Best Trick contest. Come early as there is limited entry and the spots fill up fast. Show up, throw down, get paid... Style is everything.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014
In episode two, we meet professional snowboarder and cinematographer, Seth Huot, to discuss the relationship between filmer and rider. We learn how the two have become codependent on one another in the attempt to capture the perfect shot. Watch as Pat and Seth venture to Quebec City for some epic urban riding.
Posted Feb. 11, 2014
Check out this offthewall.tv video from the first stop of the Vans Hi Standard Series 2014 at Brighton. Style is everything at the Hi-Standard events – no spins over a 720 on the jumps and a Van Doren Rail Best Trick contest. Tricks with style earn Van Doren Dollars on the spot, and Johnny Brandy won $1000 for best overall rider. Next stop in Canada, stay tuned for details...
Posted Feb. 7, 2014
Hear what legends like Jamie Lynn have to say about what the Mt. Baker Banked Slalom means to snowboarding on Travis Rice's X Games video series "Rice Pudding"