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Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thank you again to everyone who came out for the Vans’ Girls Skate Clinic! And we mean everyone, whether it’s the girls who had never been, the parents who came and hung out, every volunteer and, of course, the people at Vans for creating such an empowering event for young ladies all over the country!
Skater Profile: Alex Bibiloni

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

And we can’t forget to shout out the Boards for Bros team! They lent out 45 boards for girls that didn’t have their own and did all kinds of stuff to make everyone feel welcome.
Skater Profile: Kirby Woodruff

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

They also brought out the art supplies so the kids could decorate their boards.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thank you to all these ladies from Vans for lending a hand in every aspect of this event. You are seriously the best!

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Big shoutout to the Bricks for providing a healthy lunch after an intense session.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

We all sat to watch a short video from Lizzie Armando’s trip to India to teach her own Girls Skate Clinic. Seems like she had an awesome experience out there.
Skater Profile: Lizzie Armanto

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Look at those faces...everyone was having an amazing time.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

“Hold up those raffle tickets!”

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Girls rule the world.
Skater Profile: Meagan Guy

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Alex Bibiloni was around to show the beginners a few key first steps. Thank you Alex, you rule!
Skater Profile: Alex Bibiloni

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Couple of first timers at the Park. They were having so much fun. Thanks for coming!

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Girls who rip, teaching other girls how to rip.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Aaron Morgan is another one of our hugely talented employees and teachers.
Skater Profile: Aaron Morgan

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

This young lady took home the Main Prize, a brand new Nora deck from Welcome Skateboards!
Skater Profile: Nora Vasconcellos

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Concrete course was no less packed. It was seriously a little overwhelming.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Laura Fong-Yee: Front Board. If you can’t already tell, Laura is an extremely talented skater and the kids seemed to really enjoy watching her skate.
Skater Profile: Laura Fong-Yee

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Most of the gear was this awesome deep Purple color. I wanted all of it…

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Morgan Wong was here with Vans, educating everyone on the Clinic and giving out special promo items for the girls.

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

They say those who can’t do, teach. But that’s really not the case with Sam. Here he shows a young lady the proper stance when on the board.
Skater Profile: Uncle Sam Bellipanni

Photos From the Vans Girls Skate Clinic at SPoT

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

As you can see, the turnout was insane! There were so many young ladies on the scene that the Kiddie course looked like an All Ages Contest.

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

All in all, the video is amazing! An all star cast put out some amazing footage filmed by a true artist, Ben Chandourne, set to an amazing soundtrack all adds up to an awesome video experience. Definitely more than you might expect from a video with so many big names, so go watch it now if you haven’t already! Thank you, as always, to everyone who joined us and a special thank you to Rob Collins and everyone else at Cons for making this night possible!

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Jordi Zapata takes a seat to watch Jason Jessee’s insane part
Skater Profile: Jordi Zapata

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Jacob and Tyler didn’t want to look away from the video to take this photo, and you can tell Jacob wasn’t happy about it.
Skater Profile: Tyler Blair

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Victor Scorza : High Risk Back 50

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Evan again, getting upside down on the Big Quarter.
Skater Profile: Evan Tieman

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Always rad to get the homies together, especially when we don’t see each other enough. Julio and Victor Scorza

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Zay : Frontside Flyer
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Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Who Dat : Serious Frontside upside down scenario13- Jordi Zapata : FS Hurricane.
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Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Evan Tieman : Seatbelt Smith
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Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Cons made sure everyone skated for FREE all night, and they even hooked up the dope window treatments for the shop. Thanks guys!

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Evan Tieman : Smith Tailgrab
Skater Profile: Evan Tieman

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tyler Blair - Switch FS Nosegrind in the custom “Purple” CTAS Hi
Skater Profile: Tyler Blair

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The shop was decked out in the new Purple Collection that released especially for the premier. You should buy it all now in our webstore…

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Evan Tieman rips as you can see here. : Grab N Grind around the corner pocket.
Skater Profile: Evan Tieman

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Jacob Campbell : Feeble Fakie

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Model boy Jacob showed off the goods before he started shredding.

Converse Purple Video Premiere Photos

By Josh Bowser, Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The weather was perfect to give out some shoes and skate the Cons Concrete Course before the video started.

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

2nd Place, Daisuke Ikeda
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Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

1st Place, Sora Shirai
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Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Once again Congrats Sora! And to all those who competed; some really amazing skateboarding goin down in Japan!
Skater Profile: Sora Shirai

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Right when they called Daisuke in 2nd Place, Sora knew he took the win.
Skater Profile: Sora Shirai

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

The Top 3.
Skater Profile: Sora Shirai

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

3rd Place, Yukito Aoki
Skater Profile: Yukito Aoki

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

It came down to these two: Sora and Daisuke, either way, it's all love baby.
Skater Profile: Daisuke Ikeda

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Another no duh situation, Taihou Tokura took the Bronson Speed Killer Award. This dude was whizzing around like a mad man all weekend.
Skater Profile: Taihou Tokura

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Daiki got hooked up with the Mob G For Effort Award with his unique style and giving’ it his all.
Skater Profile: Daiki Hoshino

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

No brainer on giving Toshi a Thanks For Nothing trophy, this kid was our second hand man, our translator, our vice president, and all around great guy; thanks for everything Toshi!!

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Thanks For Nothing/Everything goes to DC Japan, for makin’ dreams come true.

Damn Am Japan 2018 Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018

Another TFN Award goes to Daisuke Hayakawa for planning the whole event, without him this would've not been possible.