Vans have given all round ripper Sam Partaix a new pro shoe, check out the video and photos then find out why in their own words;
“As a longstanding member of the Vans Family as well as being a passionate photographer, Sam Partaix consistently finds his own line through life. One of the hardest working skaters in the game, Sam is a self-proclaimed ‘skate gypsy’, whose effortless style and ability to ride anything has earned him the admiration of his peers. A creative mind and a non-stop travel schedule perfectly combine to fulfill his other great passion: photography.
This season, these two pillars of Sam’s life are brought together in his own signature colourway. Celebrating his position with in the team and the European skateboarding scene, the shoe combines his favorite style – the Vans Slip-On Pro – with artwork inspired by his own tattoos, and featuring his photographic work documenting his travels with his skateboard. The Slip-On Pro features Vans’ own skatable canvas upper, combined with the team-favourite UltraCush HD footbed, Duracap™ toe bumper for longevity and the iconic Waffle Sole: providing the ultimate in grip and board-feel.
Completing the offering, Sam’s Slip-On Pro is joined by a t-shirt: Vans’ staple Custom Fit tee, with a photographic print of Sam’s work across the chest, complementing the shoe.