The 12th annual Vans Pool Party will take place on Saturday the 14th of May, with those of us not lucky enough to be over there able to watch the whole shebang via the miracle of live streaming. Scroll down for press release details, ponder the idea of something as gnarly as Pedro’s transfer below going down this year, and click the image on the day to be taken through!
Record-breaking competition awaits as the 12th Annual Vans Pool Party returns to the Combi bowl, Saturday, May 14. The influential deep bowl competition that has cemented a legacy in modern vertical skateboarding, is expected to capture yet again the most dominating forces in bowlriding terrain, including the Legends and Masters who have set the bar for the next generation of pool rippers. On the heels of last year’s incredible hip transfer by pro Pedro Barros to close out the show, the Vans Pool Party will turn up the heat with seasoned veterans such as Chris Miller, Bucky Lasek, Lance Mountain and Steve Caballero, plus defending Pro champion Tom Schaar alongside Cory Juneau, Tristan Rennie, Chris Russell and more!
3:00 WEBCAST BEGINS
3:15 MASTERS FINAL
4:00 PRO SEMI FINAL
5:30 LEGENDS SEMI FINAL
6:30 LEGENDS FINAL
7:00 PRO FINAL
With three divisions establishing today’s elite top Pros, Masters and undisputed Legends of bowl riding, the Vans Pool Party is unique in all of skateboarding for bringing together the biggest names in deep bowl skateboarding to battle it out in the legendary Vans Combi bowl at the Vans Skatepark in Orange, California. Watch the contest live Saturday, May 14 at 3PM PST at vans.com/poolparty.
For more information on the Vans Pool Party plus heat schedules, confirmed athlete lists and daily pre-event coverage including photos, videos and blog updates from practice, visit vans.com/poolparty.