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TEASER: 2015 VAN DOREN INVITATIONAL - SKATE
Jul 16, 2015

2015 US OPEN VAN DOREN INVITATIONAL - SKATE

Praised as one of the most exciting features of the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing, the Van Doren Invitational brings the world’s best skateboarders and BMX riders from around the globe to battle it out before a live audience in pursuit of coveted podium honors. 

With more than $135,000 on the line, this year’s event will showcase the crème de le crème of modern day bowlriding talent in skateboarding and BMX, presenting a series of contests across Men and Women’s Skate, Men’s BMX, Industry Shop vs. Shop and Best Trick challenges. Fans from all over the world can experience the action, live from the legendary all-cement Vans Pro Bowl stadium on the sand at www.vansusopenofsurfing.com.

In Skate, expect to witness top contenders including current 2015 X Games champion Curren Caples with fellow Vans riders Pedro Barros and Chris Russell; bowl experts such as reigning 2014 Van Doren Invitational champion Raven Tershy and two-time Van Doren Invitational Women’s champion Lizzie Armanto; plus more to be announced. Skateboarding bible Thrasher Magazine will up the ante, presenting this year’s Best Trick contest recognition.