Vans Pro Skate ArcAd Unveils Exclusive Pro Classics by Santa Cruz Skateboards

Vans Pro Skate ArcAd Unveils Exclusive Pro Classics by Santa Cruz Skateboards

Skate

Vans Pro Skate ArcAd Unveils Exclusive Pro Classics by Santa Cruz Skateboards

Costa Mesa, CALIF. (October 24, 2017) – Vans’ pinnacle performance skate offering, Vans Pro Skate ArcAd, returns this holiday with a special limited-edition release of Pro Classics by iconic skateboarding label, Santa Cruz Skateboards. Designed in collaboration with revered Japanese artist and Vault by Vans designer Taka Hayashi, the Vans Pro Skate ArcAd Santa Cruz x TH collection celebrates decades of classic design heritage to honor some of the most renowned skateboarding mottos and motifs of all time including Santa Cruz’s bold slogan, “Skateboarding Is Not A Crime.” Santa Cruz Skateboards remains a pioneer of the industry, having created the most cherished deck graphics in skateboarding history since the early 80s.

Blending Taka Hayashi’s meticulous craftsmanship of premium materials and bespoke embroidery detailing, the Santa Cruz Pro x TH Skate capsule showcases an Old Skool Pro ArcAd and Chukka Pro ArcAd in rich leather and suede iterations, highlighting original artwork by Hayashi and logos by Santa Cruz Skateboards.

Available to select Vans Pro Skate accounts worldwide and limited to 600 individually-numbered pairs on Saturday, October 28, the Santa Cruz x TH capsule brings elevated design to the Vans Pro Skate line, highlighting the following features:

  • Enhanced Vans Pro Skate UltraCush HD sockliners to provide the ultimate comfort and support
  • Vans’ original Sidestripe and Santa Cruz graphics, including the famed “Skateboarding Is Not A Crime” slogan displayed on the foxing of each style, along with original skull artwork by TH
  • Constructed with the highest quality suedes and leathers; offered in Old Rose and Oatmeal tones with black foxing and waxed cotton laces
  • Original Santa Cruz label woven on the tongue and heel scab

Inspired by skateboarding culture throughout his childhood, Hayashi remarks, “Santa Cruz’s endless archive of awesome skateboard graphics, logos, and fonts that defined the 80’s skateboarding scene left a huge impact on me as an artist and a skater. I really looked up to their style and artists like Jim Phillips, whose signature artwork continues to inspire me to this day.” This collection marks Taka Hayashi’s first-ever Vans Pro Skate project, following the release of his 18th season of Vault by Vans designs this past September.

Vans Pro Skate ArcAd Santa Cruz x TH capsule will be available on October 28 at select Vans Pro Skate accounts worldwide. To find out more information, visit Vans.com/ArcAd.

Limited to 600 Pairs Globally at Select Vans Pro Skate Retailers on October 28

The Latest

reply
3d

A hunter facing a life-or-death situation was saved by a chance encounter with a cross country team Wednesday after being lost in the wilderness of New Mexico for 36 hours without food or shelter, and enduring freezing temperatures. “The odds were very much against (…)

reply
4d

Many athletes and professionals do not realize that the true way to gain strength is through a balance of training and relaxation. There are plenty of people that forget the latter step in this balancing act; however, the place that has it right and practices it on a daily (…)

reply
4d

You have seen them on the athletes and you have been waiting for this day for years. Today, action sports entertainment leader Nitro Circus announced that they are teaming up with world-renowned helmet brand Bell to add more flavor to two of Bell’s most popular bike and skate (…)

reply
4d

As they approached the tee box on a par 3 hole on a course in Florida, Sage Stryczny and his father noticed a major hazard on the green, one with a big bite. A huge alligator known as Chubbs was resting on the green Saturday as it made its way from one pond to (…)

reply
4d

Jimmy Badong, a kayak fisherman from Guam, became bored with catching the “regular fish” he typically catches, so on Tuesday he dropped his lure 1,800 feet to see if anything would bite. The result was astonishing as Badong, who was fishing three miles off southern Guam, (…)

More BNQT
Home