Cover Image: Nixen Osbourne, melon. Photo by Andrew Mapstone.
VANS APAC. (March 21, 2019) – Vans Park Series, the premier park terrain skateboarding tour in the world is kicking off the 2019 season with the VPS Oceania Continental Championships in Five Dock Skatepark, Sydney, the place where VPS left with excitement and glory last year.
The VPS Oceania Continental Championships are open to all skaters of the Oceania region, men and women. Meeting proof of regional eligibility and any associated entry fees will provide an official path to the Vans Park Series World Championships in Salt Lake City, United States on September 7.
To extend Vans’ brand campaign story and continue the commitment to supporting girls skateboarding, Vans will host the “Vanguards” experiences at Five Dock Skatepark during the Oceania Championships. Featuring skate clinics and workshops, while the general public can participate for free and experience the skateboarding culture with friends and family. Click here to register your spot now.
Poppy Olsen, frontside air. Photo by Andrew Mapstone.
2019 VPS OCEANIA CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE
Sunday, April 14
8AM – Men’s Practice
11AM – Women’s Practice
1PM – Women’s Oceania Regionals
2PM – Men’s Oceania Regionals
3:45PM – Best Trick on Red Bull obstacles, open to men and women in the Contest, cash for tricks
4:15PM – Awards
Register to compete here
2019 VANS PARK SERIES PRO TOUR SCHEDULE
May 18, 2019
São Paulo, Brazil
June 22, 2019
July 13, 2019
August 10, 2019
Salt Lake City, Utah
September 7, 2019
Known for its unrivaled combination of speed, style, flow, amplitude and creativity, park terrain is the fastest growing discipline in competitive skateboarding today. The Vans Park Series has made historic progress in the evolution of professional skateboarding and champions its reputation as the first premier league for the park terrain skateboarding discipline. From crowning new Park Terrain World Champions every year since 2016, to building the first-ever VPS-certified park terrain skatepark in the world, Vans Park Series sustains its commitment to growing the participation of skateboarding worldwide, and will continue to promote skateboarding’s creative culture for future generations. Visit vansparkseries.com to learn more.
ABOUT VANS PARK SERIES
The 2019 Vans Park Series Pro Tour is the premier competitive platform for professional park terrain skateboarding. Spanning five countries over a five-month season, the series features four global qualifiers for men and women, and culminates with the official Vans Park Series World Championships to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah in September. Showcasing an international roster of skateboarding’s elite pros, Vans Park Series awards a total series purse in excess of $700,000(USD) and advocates its principal commitment to prize parity for men and women.
Established in 2016, Vans Park Series’ mission is to inspire youth and grow skateboarding participation worldwide by defining a global foundation for park terrain competition that promotes the creative culture of skateboarding. Vans Park Series uniquely defines the park terrain format with its exclusive points system, judging guidelines and qualifying park terrain course criteria. Additional information and live webcast details will be available on the official Vans Park Series iOS app and online.
Bowman Hansen, frontside nosegrind pull in. Photo by Andrew Mapstone.