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Vans Downtown Showdown Europe Part 1

02.10.2012 // catches up with European skaters Ross McGouran, Chewy Cannon, Chris Oliver, Guillaume Mocquin, Sam Partaix, Hugo Liard, Phil Zwijsen, Dan Cates, and Nassim Guammaz as they describe the best and worst of skating in London as well as introduce the Vans Downtown Showdown.

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Bondo Introduces New Single-Use Tub with Skaters in Mind

02.10.2012 //

Bondo figured out what we’ve been doing with their product and have introduced a new single-use tub so you don’t have to lug around an entire bucket to every spot. Check out their press release and a little staff pontification on the matter here.

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Weekend Buzz with Raymond Molinar and Danny Garcia

02.10.2012 //

Erica Yary and Rob Brink sit down with Raymond Molinar and Danny Garcia to talk about being questionably gay, near death stories from dogs, panic attacks and more in the latest Weekend Buzz.

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Extras from Nike SB Chronicles Vol 1

02.10.2012 //

Five minutes of unseen bonus footage from “The SB Chronicles, Vol. I” filming missions, including Youness Amrani, Lewis Marnell, Clark Hassler, Wieger Van Wageningen, Chet Childress, Daniel Shimizu, Stefan Janoski and recent SOTY Grant Taylor.

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Daniel Lutheran Week Ends with Acosta Photos

02.10.2012 //

Daniel Lutheran week on the Vans Blog comes to a close with some photos and stories from Anthony Acosta. There’s also a teaser for D Lu’s episodes of Adventures with Chris, which includes some modeling of sorts.

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Six Pack With Ryan Reyes

02.10.2012 //

Ryan Reyes shreds the paradise that is the Bondi Beach skatepark for a sixer of Fosters and $35 while Rhino calls out the tricks in this Six Pack for Independent Trucks.

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Introducing Ellington and Herman Thunder Pro Lites

02.09.2012 //

Check out this new My Other Truck is a Thunder video from Deluxe featuring Erik Ellington and Bryan Herman and their dueling trucks and tricks. See which one is the best.

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On the Crail Couch with Marc Johnson

02.09.2012 //

MJ plops down on the couch to chat about the Chocolate video, his love of skateboarding and random other thises and thats.

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Daniel Lutheran’s Long Beach

02.09.2012 //

DanLu week continues on the Vans site and today he takes us to five of his favorite places in Long Beach to shred, eat, lurk, or whatever else he saw fit to share with us. Guest appearance by David Lee Roth’s pants.

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Crailtap’s What’s Up Fat Bill

02.09.2012 //

For Tha Tap’s clip of the day, they spend it with “Fat” Bill Strobeck during his last day filming for the TWS cinematographer project with Dylan Rieder, Alex Olson and a random run-in with Jason Dill.

Skateboarding Gives Back Flyer

Skateboarding Gives Back Best Trick Contest At The Berrics

02.08.2012 //

“Skateboarding Gives Back” and Get On Board present the first ever Best Trick Contest hosted by the Berrics. The contest is to help benefit the deserving Non-Profit Organizations being showcased during the event including: ASkate, The Next Up Foundation, Boards For Bros and Adaptive Action Sports. Check the flyer for more details.

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Flip Team Signing in Culver City this Saturday

02.08.2012 //

Flip team signing this Saturday, Feb. 11th @1PM at the grand opening of Xtreme Boardshop in Culver City, CA. Meet the team, product giveaway and more!