Vans Pool Party 2015: Blog

Vans Pool Party 2015: Blog

This year marked the 10th Anniversary of the Vans Pool Party and this was the gnarliest one to date! Grosso stirring it up on the live webcast, Steve Van Doren on the grill, some of the heaviest skating to go down in the Combi! If you were there you were not disappointed. When the dust settled, Tom Schaar took first and Pedro Barros shut it down with an insane transfer from the square to the round bowl. Thanks to Vans for a great time, see you next year! —Rhino 


Grill Master Steve Van Doren firing up the dogs

Eric Nash and Grosso


Navarrette getting some advice


The Masters contest was on, a crowd favorite Duane Peters


It's tough in the trenches, DP out of gas


Ben Shroeder always on the edge


Nicky Guerrero, frontside invert


Cab and McGill, Brigaders


Christian Hosoi always ripping, invert in the round bowl


Cab's patented frontside invert and second place


Chris Miller killed it as usual and first place in the legends contest


Bingaman and Eric Dressen on the sidelines


Alex Perelson and Rune Glifberg waiting for the Pro finals to start


The Fletcher’s, Greyson and Christian


Hosoi and Ngoho watching the action


Tony Alva signing some OG ALVA decks. Can you say Ebay?


Heavy crew! Hosoi, Glen Friedman, Red Dog and TA


The finals were under way. Omar Hassan, Christ air to fakie


Alex Perelson kickflip lien air


Cory Juneau tailgrab


Pedro Barros up in the rafters on The Block


Chris Russell was on fire, boneless


Tom Schaar the winner of the 2015 Vans Pool Party!


Masters top three, Chris Miller, Steve Caballero and Eric Nash


Pro top three Tom Schaar, Chris Russell and Pedro Barros

  • Loveletters Season 10: Hawaii

    Loveletters Season 10: Hawaii
    If skating was born from surfing and surfing originated in Hawaii then Hawaii is skateboarding's mecca.
  • "You Good?" Premiere Photos

    "You Good?" Premiere Photos
    All the good homies came out to watch Foy, Zion and Midler go absolutely buck in Red Bull’s new vid: You Good? Free vodka and Red Bulls all night? Damn right there was a crowd!
  • Who should be the 2019 Skater of the Year?

    Who should be the 2019 Skater of the Year?
    You know what time it is! Here are the contenders for SOTY 2019. Now cast your vote!
  • "¡DEMOLICIÓN!” Premiere Photos 

    "¡DEMOLICIÓN!” Premiere Photos 
    Smoookes new video part premiered last night at Volcom’s HQ. Beer, tunes and weed—all free?! What a time to be alive!
  • "Exposure 2019" Photos

    "Exposure 2019" Photos
    Linnea Bullion captures the magic of the recent women and girls' skate event, no fisheye required.