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Vans Ultrarange Pro

Vans Ultrarange Pro

Let’s be honest here. Vans doesn’t have the reputation of putting out the most technical skate shoes in the market. Instead, the company is known for their deep-rooted history in skateboarding with Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta and the Z-boys handpicking Vans as the perfect skateboard shoe to shred in during the 70’s. Known for their…

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By Edan Qian, August 22, 2017
Vans Crockett Pro 2

Vans Crockett Pro 2

Gilbert Crockett came through and grabbed everyone’s attention in 2008 with his part in Fallen’s Ride The Sky video. Back then, a young Gilbert Crockett hadn’t fully matured into the style you see today, but it was plain and simple to see the kid’s skating was timeless. Since that video, Gilbert’s been through some changes;…

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By Edan Qian, March 22, 2017
Vans Kyle Walker Pro Wear Test

Vans Kyle Walker Pro Wear Test

The day was a fucking success! That how the kids describe the first Wear Test Event organized by Edan from Weartested.  The day’s event was split up into three different stops, each one related to a technology of the shoe. The 1st stop: Duracap Test We tested out the durability, grip and comfort of the shoe by…

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By Edan Qian, September 10, 2016
Vans Kyle Walker

Vans Kyle Walker

Given the classic shoe models in the Vans product line such as Sk8-His, Old Skools and Half-Cabs that has sustained skateboarding’s technical requirements for decades, it’s not often that an entirely new Pro Model is added into the mix. So when a new Pro Model does appear, you know that a heavy investment of time…

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By Edan Qian, July 30, 2016
Vans Rowley Solo

Vans Rowley Solo

Geoff Rowley, Liverpool’s most well mannered madman, has come out with a new shoe model from Vans that combines simplicity, durability and functionality into one heavy package. With a Skater of the Year award in his track record from 2000, three increasingly jaw-dropping video parts from FLIP’s “Sorry” series and his support for Vans since…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, August 1, 2015
Vans TNT SG

Vans TNT SG

When you think of a raw not-giving-a-fuck skateboarding attitude, the first person that should come to your mind is Tony Trujillo. This is a skater who has held it down for street skating for over 18 years, 16 of which he has been pro. His first video part in Anti-Hero’s Yellow Cat shows a young…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, April 4, 2015
FLY streetwear x Vans Syndicate Cricket Shoe Pack: Part2

FLY streetwear x Vans Syndicate Cricket Shoe Pack: Part2

  The Tim Sedo interview: Word on the street is that you’re a doctor and heavily involved in academia. Can you explain your history in academia and where you are now? Word on the street is right. I started my undergraduate studies in 1996 and 15 years later, I somehow ended up having a PhD…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, December 15, 2014
FLY streetwear x Vans Syndicate Cricket Shoe Pack: Part1

FLY streetwear x Vans Syndicate Cricket Shoe Pack: Part1

You’ve seen it and heard it. China is on the come up. Untapped perfect marble ledges and quirky spots overlooked by skater-friendly police makes China every skater’s wet dream. The majority of Pretty Sweet and Plan B’s B True were filmed in cities such as Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Shanghai. However, any and every skater who…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, December 10, 2014
Vans Rowley Pro Lite

Vans Rowley Pro Lite

High Quality PDF file: Vans Rowley Pro Lite – weartested Vans Rowley Pro Lite There are only a handful skateboarders comparable to the caliber of Geoff Rowley. He’s awe-struck the skateboarding community with more than legendary street video parts, whole parts filmed of only backyard miniramps (Volcoms „Chicagof“), is part owner of Flip skateboards and has…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, April 2, 2014
Vans Chima Pro

Vans Chima Pro

After a small hiatus, here it is, the newest review about the Vans Chima Pro. Plain, simple, good – thank you Vans for the test samples. Without a doubt, there are certain pros that make you think of a specific team edition shoe and an era of skateboarding. Just think of Arto Saari and the…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, November 21, 2013
Vans Stage 4 review

Vans Stage 4 review

After a small hiatus, here it is, the newest review about the Vans Stage 4. The interesting concept of  4 Vans amateurs giving feedback and more or less designing a shoe together is definitely interesting. The outcome is as well. Thank you Vans for the test samples. PDF file: Vans Stage 4 review    

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By Clemens Dyckmans, June 14, 2012
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