Please Watch The Penny Suit Movie First

History of the Vans signature shoe and more.


D2L Documentary Reaches 10,000 Views

Penny Skateboard/Shoes – Vans 50th Anniversary Collection

Last year Steve Van Doren acquired the New Era Penny Skateboard for addition to the Vans 50th Anniversary collection. Also, Vans Germany (via Jürgen Blümlein / Fauxami) secured the Old School Low Top ‘Penny Vans 2.0’ for the 50th year collection display for Vans China.


The New Era Penny Board (and Penny Vans Low Tops) informally commemorate the Penny Suit Vans advertisement that appeared in print magazines in 1996.  Read more of this post

Ride Channel Push Documentary Parts 1 and 2

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The 16 wheeler / Lonnie Toft 8 X 2

Ethiopia Skate Mission 2012

By Simon Woodstock

Last month I had the great honor and pleasure of going to Ethiopia with Christian Skaters International Ministries to do skateboard demos and evangelism in a small village in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

When we got there the kids and locals were more interested in riding the our skateboards than watching us ride them. I think we gave skateboarding lessons for over 3 hours the first night we were there.

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