Vans Pool Party 2014 Photos


Words & photos by Rhino

The Combi got heated up this weekend at the Vans 10th Annual pool party, Congratulations to 1st Place winners Chris Miller Legends, Bruno Passos Masters and Tristan Rennie Pro.



Grosso and Jeff Hedges ready to get it going


Mic-e and Jake Phelps


Steve took some time out from the bbq to hang out with his Grandson and  daughter Christy Van Doren


Contest signs are back


Duane wasn’t there but his biggest fan was


Weiss, Remy, KL, and Backwards Bernie O'Dowd


Just ask the Doctor, Rick Blackhart


Herbie Fletcher and Greyson


Legendary Jeff Ho was on the scene


The Legends, Eric Nash backside boneless


Nicky Guerrero sad plant


Steve Caballero goes finger flip in the square


Jeff Grosso was on fire, judo air to 2nd place


Chris Miller, 1st place Masters Division


The Masters event was next, Anthony Hancock taking it to fakie


Darren Navarrette blating a backside air and taking 3rd place


Bruno Passos took home 1st Place in the Legends Division


The pros were next. Josh Borden warming up with a Madonna


One of the few padless skaters, Brad McClain boneless


Jimmy Wilkins has one of the best FSO’s, alley oop one here


Pedro Barros goes big


Josh Borden going big on a 540


Alex Sorgente rocket air


Coming from Hawaii, Heimana Reynolds eggplant


Sam Beckett spinning one up a Indy 540 in the square


Cory Juneau tail grab over the hip


Josh Rodriguez eggplant on the finger, took 2nd place in the pro division


When it was all said and done, Badlander Tristan Rennie was unstoppable 1st place pro division


Tristan and his homies celebrating his 1st place win

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