This is the remarkable story of an American icon who was called, “crazy,” “arrogant,” “fearless,” “controversial,” “obnoxious.” If we didn’t know that that person they are talking about changed the sport of big wave surfing forever – you’d think they were talking about a Harlemite! Continue Reading →
Vans’ storied history, and America’s connection with skate (on a board) and surf culture, began in 1966 Southern California with the rolling out of a single pair of shoes. They were named Authentic. In the generations since, they have only gotten more popular amongst hardcore skaters, celebs and style enthusiasts from Harlem to Harare.