After years of globe trotting, curb crushing, air-catching radical, Vans premiered their first video, Propeller, last night in Los Angeles.
If you're looking for WBD, just follow the burgers.
Early legend sighting - Dressen, first in line!
Mortimer in a Ramirezwich. Write this down!
Meanwhile, over at the diner, Meza conducts research.
And then The Roof! Rowan looks good up here, right?!
Snackdown in the golden light!
the Jack Mansfields!
Nice suit, but move it!
Here we go!
TV gets caught up in a Dustin affection bender.
JT and CP, nice!
Nice to be up here with the beautiful people for once.
Speaking of ...
DL grants me a special leather pants exclusive!
Damn those Lutherans are a good-looking bunch!
Everyone wants a piece!
No wonder he decided to go steady!
Later, Stevie and the Greens showed up! You sly dog, Cody!
And Sally stopped off in O-Side. Look at Lannie's Rowan shirt!
Elevator fun. Loosening up now.
'Yeah Rick .. Yeah I got Mikey on the other line. I'm heading over ...'
Hubbub out front with Lil Fucky!
Let the Babe Parade begin!
Some tough hoodies right there.
Shep Dawgs, everywhere!
Final adjustments, glasses and sandwich-wise for the Spliff Bowse.
Street artists - Neck and Dancer.
'This way!' hollers the flouncy man with the Go-Pro
More like sloppy uncle, but close!
Fuckin' hipsters ...
Mid-trip pose down. Get up, Dance!
And finally, a flood of familiar faces!
The Hsus aint' goin' in on this one on an empty stomach!
The good fool, Big Wheat!
Scott and Sciano!
Mouly and Blair!
the kid with the amazing hair!
Buddy and Wissman, goldfishwise!
Jake Smith, mad foliage.
They really hate those tacos ...
Inside, Jimmy gets to work.
the Zorilla clan! Fantastic!
Omar and Yary, tight bros from way back!
Layne plays lil' brother on Curren's dream date! Wait, is that his sister?
Ah shit .. these fools
Who runs Barter Town?
Even AVE fans out when it's TA.
Heavy fuckin' duty! Congrats boys!
Facing his fears.
and in the SD OG department, Chad and Colin Knight!
Vans artists in residence. Looked great guys!
Titans of street. Nuff said.
Always hard to figure out just how much to stick out your chin in these things.
That's about right.
Acosta en garde while Christie counts it down
And then ....
Steve Van Doren and 'the best skate team in the world!'
Maybe the heaviest stage of all time. Serously. Couldn't fit em all in!
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Another round for GH!
Wait'll you see it. Seriously jawdropping stuff!
Wow! Feds and Vincent got a lot of work to do!
Borden and Hewitt, brothers on arms.
The Rodents, floating in the glow of it all.
Outback, the afterparty. She really does photograph well.
Olson phones it in to the Midwest.
Couldn't even get near Greg at first!
Mother's boys, Tyler and Gilbert. Nice work, Gil!
Sherb doubles down.
Look out for this bunch.
the right Gio!
Johnny, already killing it behind the scenes.
Ok, here we go - the dream team we've been hearing about. Amazing work, you guys! Congratulations on a job so well done.I feel so fortunate to get to see some of it with my own eyeballs!
Ray and Tommy, jamming it out.
and the Shimizus!
From here things got pretty huggy
Trixie prepares for her closeup.
That's right, Tony, we saw that phenomenal part.
Lookin great, 1-8.
But tell me how you REALLY feel ...
Adam Wallacavage, locked out!
Nut with the dreaded triple logo!
It's ok to crack a smile. You guys killed it.
And then off into the night ... Thanks you Off the Wallers. Thanks for everything!
3/14/2020It’s been a year but the love keeps flowing. We’ve added new testimonials to this retrospective page. Take a few moments and soak up more stories from the life and times of Jake Phelps.
3/13/2020Phelper took an all-time crew of heavy hitters to Chile in January 2019 for what turned out to be his final HELLRIDE. As he fired up the session, legends like Koston, GT, and Ishod took things to the next level. It’s been a year since his physical form moved on, but the Old Man is STILL WATCHIN.
3/12/2020Grosso bridges the generational divide between Gen Xers and Millennials by talking with Rowan and Ronnie Sandoval. Rowan’s unreal story about Phelps is reason enough to tune in. Know your history.
3/06/2020Ishod and some of the Fire’s heaviest Euro burners take to the skinny streets for an international rip ride, featuring more than a few epic bank and ledge locales. Take special note of Carozzi and Lintell—they’re really onto something...
3/06/2020Everyone’s favorite annual award ceremony is back to celebrate the year’s best breakthroughs and bunts. If you can’t make SOTY, might as well hope for a T-Eddy. See the list and guess who’ll get pissed.