Vans Park Series Advances To Men’s Pro Tour Stop #4 At Legendary Hastings Skatepark

The Vans Park Series comes to the fourth stop on the 2017 Men’s Pro Tour at the infamous Hastings Skatepark in Vancouver, Canada. The event will be broadcast live on Saturday July 8 and you can watch it at RED BULL TV at 2pm PST / 5pm EST or via the Vans Park Series IOS app. 

Chris Russell – Photo Credit: Anthony Acosta

Press Release: Vans Park Series (VPS) embarks on the fourth stop of the 2017 Men’s Pro Tour on July 7-8 to showcase world-class park terrain skateboarding action at the legendary Hastings Skatepark in Vancouver, Canada. With only two major global qualifier events left in the season, VPS Challengers will seize the opportunity to better their global rankings, as they compete against the VPS Select Pros in the lead up to park terrain skateboarding’s official VPS World Championships in Shanghai, China on September 23.

The 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour semis and finals in Canada will be broadcast live on Saturday, July 8 featuring VPS Select Pros such as Pedro Barros, Curren Caples, Grant Taylor and current World Champion Alex Sorgente as they battle it out against top qualifying Men’s Pro Tour challengers Tom Schaar, Willy Lara, Murilo Peres and many more at Vancouver’s beloved Hastings Skatepark. Also joining the gauntlet are confirmed regional Wildcards Adam Hopkins and Riley Boland, who are true hometown heroes in their own right. To see the full list of VPS Select Pros, Challengers, Tour Wildcards, visit vansparkseries.com/skaters.

As an early experiment in transitional park terrain design from the second great wave of North American skatepark construction, Hastings Skatepark remains one of the most demanding skateboarding courses in the world, even exceeding today’s park terrain course criteria in some areas. Returning for the second year in a row, the skaters of Vans Park Series Men’s Pro Tour cherish the Hastings Skatepark course for its remarkable potential to produce fast, aggressive and colossal runs.

Chris Russell, Vans Park Series (2016)

Chris Russell, Vans Park Series (2016)

Vans Park Series Canada Schedule

Friday, July 7

VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Prelims

Saturday, July 8

LIVE BROADCAST ON RED BULL TV

VPS Men’s Pro Tour, Men’s Semi-Finals & Finals

To see the full list of 2017 results and remaining 2017 VPS World Tour events with information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit Vans Park Series online.

Vans Park Series 2017 World Tour

Pro Tour*

Sydney, Australia**

March 4

Serra Negra, Brazil**

April 8

Malmö, Sweden**

May 27

Vancouver, Canada**

July 8

Huntington Beach, USA

August 5

Continental Championships

Oceania Championships

Sydney, Australia

March 5

Europa Championships

Malmö, Sweden

May 26

Asia Championships

Singapore

August 19

Americas Championships

Huntington Beach, USA

August 1

Africa Championships

Location TBA

Date TBA

World Championships*

Shanghai, China

September 23

*Broadcasted live on Red Bull TV

**Men’s-only event

Download the official Vans Park Series iOS App for free or stay tuned to the Vans Park Series online for final athlete and event confirmations, and more information on the VPS World Tour events as the series continues.

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