Vans Supports Skateshops and Communities in Asia-Pacific To Celebrate Go Skateboarding Day

Vans, the original action sports brand and advocate for creative expression, is excited to continue the celebration of the annual Go Skateboarding Day, the most popular skating movement series in June every year. This year, over 80 local skate shops and communities across the Asia-Pacific region will unite once again to celebrate their love and commitment to skateboarding during Go Skateboarding Day. Vans will join forces with local skate shops to support all the awesome events with cash prizes, custom obstacles, and fun games with tons of prizes. These are Vans’ efforts to enable creative self-expression and the culture of skateboarding in the region.

“Vans is rooted in skateboarding, we are proud to continue building strong connections with skaters and skate communities throughout Asia-Pacific region.” says Mathew Morgan, Senior Marketing Director of Vans Asia-Pacific. “We have been supporting grassroots skateboarding culture in Asia-Pacific region from day one and are committed to inspiring creative expression through skateboarding. Go Skateboarding Day is just one of the many examples showcasing how Vans joins forces with local skate communities to provide a creative platform for all.”

On June 22nd, Vans Philippines is supporting the Go Skateboarding Day event in the country! SAVE THE DATE and head to our official Facebook event page: bit.ly/GSDPH2019 to find out more information.

Once again, Vans wants to extend its sincerest thanks and gratitude to the local skate shops and crews for all the efforts made by them to constantly enable skateboarding and this amazing annual celebration. See you on Go Skateboarding Day!


Who: Vans’ Support of “Go Skateboarding Day” is made possible by the enduring passion from Calle PH, The Rail PH, Kick Engines Skate Shop, and Quilla Skate Shop.
Thank you to Manila Philippines’ local skate community, skate fans, Mai Mailan, Alphonsus Mandigma, JD Yu, and Eunice Quilantang for your work in making sure skateboarding is available for our youth everywhere.

When:  Saturday, June 22, 2019

Where: Metrotent Convention Center, Pasig City

City routes and activity details for this year’s Go Skateboarding Day will be available at our official Facebook event page: bit.ly/GSDPH2019.


About Vans Pro Skate

The performance skate footwear category from the world’s leading action sports footwear and apparel company, Vans Pro Skate combines more than 45 years of proven craftsmanship with legendary skate heritage. Since the dawn of professional skateboarding, Vans continues to provide meaningful product innovations that help drive the performance progression of the world’s best skateboarders.

About Go Skateboarding Day

Every year on June 21st skateboarders around the world celebrate their love for skateboarding and show their individual creativity and self-expression, by taking the day off and going out to skate at their favorite local spots. This is an event celebrated around the world to express the love for Skateboarding.

About Vans

Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear, apparel, and accessories brand. Vans® authentic collections are sold in 84 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices. Vans® has over 2,000 retail locations globally including owned, concession and partnership doors. The Vans® brand promotes creative self-expression in youth culture across action sports, art, music and street culture and delivers progressive platforms such as the Vans Park Series, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, Vans Pool Party, Vans Custom Culture, and Vans’ cultural hub and international music venue, House of Vans.


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