The 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing is officially bestowing its prestige along the shoreline of Huntington Beach, California. As one of the companies that revolutionized skateboarding, starting from a shoe to the progression of skateparks and competitions, Vans will solidify high expectations at the US Surf Open as the host for the week-long event full of surfing, skateboarding, BMX, music, venues and entertainment.
Skateboarding is getting serious on the beach as Vans will create a custom bowl for this weekend’s competition. Made of concrete, the Vans bowl on the beach reflects features of the beautiful Skatepark du Prado bowl on the sand in Marseilles, France. Check out the time-lapse video of its intricate construction:
The Van Doren Invitational will bring in the top 30 professional bowl riders for their share of $75,000, including the legendary Christian Hosoi, young gun Curren Caples, Ben Raybourn, Tony Trujillo, Tom Remillard and more. Feast your eyes upon the majestic creation of the Vans skate bowl on the sunny shores of Southern California and prepare yourself for history in the making.