2017 Vans Park Series World Championships Tour Culminates in Shanghai

Live Broadcast Airs This Friday, September 22

The ultimate park terrain skateboarding showdown is ready to unfold as the 2017 Vans Park Series World Championships finale lights up Shanghai, China this Saturday, September 23. With a premium, first-class, live international broadcast, the Vans Park Series will offer an exciting global viewing experience complete with live action commentary in English, Mandarin and Portuguese. Watch the official crowning of two new champions from the elite park terrain skateboarding tour this Friday, September 22 at 8PM PDT on Red Bull TV and vansparkseries.com.

Located in the world-famous Bund waterfront area in central Shanghai, China, the 2017 VPS World Championships will pit skateboarding's elite pros against select VPS Continental Champions to present the greatest showcase of men's and women's park terrain skateboarding talent the world has ever seen in a custom-designed and purpose-built, VPS-certified park terrain competition course. This year's World Championships park course design highlights a surplus of creative features including a center island extension, a kicker into laid back bank, a round flat bar, big hip into the deep end, huge jump box and more, all of which is built directly next to the mesmerizing backdrop of the Shanghai city skyline.

With a total purse of more than US$160,000 on the line, this historic culmination will officially crown the men's and women's 2017 VPS World Champions of Park Terrain Skateboarding and establish next year's elite VPS Pro Tour class. To see the full list of 2017 results and information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit Vans Park Series online.


Select Pros

Alex Sorgente (USA)

Ben Hatchell (USA)

Cory Juneau (USA)

Curren Caples (USA)

Ivan Federico (ITA)

Jack Fardell (AUS)

Kevin Kowalksi (USA)

Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg (SWE)

Pedro Barros (BRA)

Raven Tershy (USA)

Ronnie Sandoval (USA)

Tour Challengers

Tom Schaar (USA)

Karl Berglind (SWE)

Murilo Peres (BRA)

Willy Lara (USA)

Tristan Rennie (USA)

CJ Collins (USA)

Roman Pabich (USA)

Keegan Palmer (USA)

Trey Wood (USA)

Continental Champions

Bowman Hansen (NZL), Oceania

Rune Gliberg (DNK), Europa

Patrick Ryan (USA), Americas

Kensuke Sasaoka (JPN), Asia



Select Pros

Brighton Zeuner (USA)

Jordyn Barratt (USA)

Kisa Nakamura (JPN)

Tour Challengers

Nora Vasconcellos (USA)

Bryce Wettstein (USA)

Kody Tamanaha (USA)

Grace Marhoefer (USA)

Hanna Zanzi (USA)

Lizzie Armanto (USA)

Yndiara Asp (BRA)

Continental Champions

Poppy Starr Olsen (AUS), Oceania

Amelia Brodka (POL), Europa

Dora Varella (BRA), Americas

Kihana Ogawa (JPN), Asia

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.