Broken boards equals broken dreams. Chris Russell had it in the bag but one too many hang-ups enabled Tom Schaar to spin his way to the top. Meanwhile, Pedro Barros stole the show with a death defying NBD. 10 years of the Pool Party and this was the best one yet! Cheers, Vans!
Here's one of Tom Schaar's winning runs from the 2015 Vans Pool Party. Full recap edit is on it's way...
Vert skating is still some of the heaviest shit you can do on four wheels. Upstarts Jimmy Wilkins, Tom Schaar and Sam Beckett trade walls with legends Rune Glifberg, PLG and Jake Brown. And then there's the dudes who've never worn pads in their lives - Chris Russell gets stuffed then shuts it down!
Great weather, beautiful women, amazing Canadian hospitality, insane skating, and one of the gnarliest slams of all-time. This one had it all, with Alex Sorgente taking home the prize. Chalk up another epic contest to Vans.
From skate legends to psycho youth, the art of transitions is alive and well as shown in this montage of deep-dish stunts. Only one way to learn to ride pits this gnarly—get in there!
Vans threw a contest at the Chelsea Piers Bowl and a heavy crew from around the world showed up to rip. The rain held off, Van Doren manned the grill with free hot dogs all day and when the dust settled Lance Mountain took top honors in the masters division and Pedro Barros won the Pro.
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