The Flip team visits Tom Penny in France in 1999, bringing along a young Bastien Salabanzi for the first time. This episode is just too epic.
It's one of the heaviest handrail stunts of all time, but getting to hear the eyewitness account from Terry Kennedy makes it that much more incredible.
Apparently, it was just a rumor that Vans hired security specifically to keep Jimmy away from the premiere. He had free-range to throw his iron-grip and probing questions at every pro skater he came across.
Vans has one of the deepest skate histories out there. They've supported skating through thick and thin and have always had amazing riders. Here's Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Geoff Rowley, Jason Dill, Curren Caples, Elijah Berle, Dan Lu, Andrew Allen, Chima Ferguson, and Alex Perelson.
The battles and injuries start to pile up for the Flip riders as the Sorry deadline nears. There's still plenty of makes though.
When you head out with Appleyard, Rowley, and Arto you're going to have productive, clip-stacking missions for sure. As well as some brutal battles.
Burnout checks in with the Vans bros before their final video summit. As seen in the November 2014 issue.
Cab had a 50th Birthday party blow-out at the Vans Combi Bowl. There were tons of Steve’s friends and family skating and celebrating as well as music from The Faction and Agent Orange. Food, drink, hot rods, Love and Guts Artshow, and Skate Rock. Happy 50th Stevie!
Watch Curren, Raney, Russell, Pedro, Ronnie, Greyson, Blair - all your favorites, basically, battle it out in one of the heaviest bowl competitions in modern memory. The kids are taking over and Raven Tershy is leading the charge!
Rowley, Arto, and Bastien continue to search and destroy spots around Oz including a demo in the rain with Dollin.
Here's a mission to Melbourne and Sydney for the making of the Sorry video with Arto, Rowley, and Salabanzi. This also has a gnarly guest appearance by Dustin Dollin.
From the gritty streets of Liverpool, England to the gangs of Long Beach, CA. Geoff Rowley has seen it all, not to mention he was SOTY 2000 and a Wilshire survivor. Rowley tells it like it is.
Vans helped get a proper skatepark in HB and they had a huge opening day party with Rowley, Hosoi, Layton, Jay Adams, and many others.
The 2000 SOTY grabs shotgun; spilling the beans on his bizarre pre-rail rituals, man-on-flash violence and the one thing that could make him quit skating for good.
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