Florianopolis, Brazil. Vans global skate team rider Pedro took third place at Australia’s VPS Global Qualifier and defended his first-place title in his hometown stop of Florianopolis, Brazil. Pedro’s unstoppable energy has quickly become a crowd favorite with his accelerated speed and colossal airs.
Not only is Alex the current VPS World Champion, he also claimed first-place at the VPS stop in Malmo, Sweden.
Raven has quickly made an impression with his high-speed skating and endless grinds, making him a crowd favorite.
Vans global skate team rider Chris Russell took two first-place wins in the 2016 VPS contest series, making him a top contender in the 2017 VPS series.
From Ventura, CA, Vans global skate team rider, Curren’s clean and consistent riding style is heavily influenced by his surf background.
Thrasher Magazine's 2013 Skater of the Year, Ishod has quickly risen to become one of the best park terrain skaters in the world.
With three podium appearances for the 2017 VPS contest series, 17-year-old Tom Schaar leads the current VPS rankings and could quite possibly take the win with his precise riding and trick variety.
Taking 3rd place in Malmo, 17-year-old Karl is one of the youngest tour challengers and has high potential to compete against the pros at the Official VPS World Championships in Shanghai, China.