Newly-titled Vans Park Series Pro Finals Event to Determine 2018 VPS Park Terrain Skateboarding Champions

2018 VPS Pro Finals Field of Top-Ranked Tour Pros and VPS Continental Champions Confirmed

WATCH LIVE BROADCAST ON OCTOBER 27

Costa Mesa, CALIF. (October 4, 2018) – Vans Park Series, the premier league for professional park terrain skateboarding since 2016, will bring a dramatic live action season finale to Shanghai, China on October 27, to crown two new VPS park terrain champions. Saluting an incredible international tour across five continents to showcase the world’s best park terrain skateboarders, the 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Finals culminates in yet another historic year in skateboarding’s progression onto the world stage. The confirmed field of competitors has been revealed today on vansparkseries.com including defending champions Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg and Nora Vasconcellos, leading Tour Challengers Tristan Rennie and Sakura Yosozumi, and select VPS Continental Champions from Brazil, Japan, South Africa, Europe and Australia.

The VPS Pro Finals will pit the top-ranking 2018 Pro Tour athletes against select VPS Continental Champions to present an extraordinary exhibition of men’s and women’s park terrain skateboarding in a custom-designed and purpose-built, VPS-certified park terrain competition course, built by California Skateparks. For more information on the venue and to watch the official Vans Park Series Rider Profiles, visit vansparkseries.com.


Vans Park Series Pro Finals – Competitor Field

VPS Continental Champions

Americas

Dora Varella (BRA)
Jake Wooten (USA)

Africa

Mellisa Williams (ZAF)
Yann Horowitz (ZAF)

Asia

Kokona Hiraki (JPN)
Kensuke Sasaoka (JPN)

Europa

Amelia Brodka (POL)
Simon Karlsson (SWE)

Oceania

Poppy Starr Olsen (AUS)
Keegan Palmer (AUS)

Select Pros

Men

Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg (SWE)
Pedro Barros (BRA)
Tom Schaar (USA)
Alex Sorgente (USA)
Karl Berglind (SWE)
Ivan Federico (ITA)
Cory Juneau (USA)
Jack Fardell (AUS)

Women

Nora Vasconcellos (USA)
Brighton Zeuner (USA)
Kisa Nakamura (JPN)
Lizzie Armanto (USA)
Grace Marhoefer (USA)
Jordyn Barratt (USA)
Kihana Ogawa (JPN)
Yndiara Asp (BRA)

VPS Top-Ranked Tour Challengers

*Earned their way through Pro Tour circuit to secure coveted invites to VPS Pro Finals

Men

Tristan Rennie (USA)
Trey Wood (USA)
Roman Pabich (USA)
Clay Kreiner (USA)
Murilo Peres (BRA)

Women

Sakura Yosozumi (JPN)
Bryce Wettstein (USA)
Nicole Hause (USA)
Arianna Carmona (USA)
Hunter Long (USA)

The 2018 Vans Park Series Pro Finals will take place on October 27 in Shanghai, China. Visit vansparkseries.com for event details, tour highlights, confirmed riders and more.