Vans was founded in 1966 by Paul and James Van Doren, Serge Delia, and Gordon Lee. It has stood for authenticity in youth lifestyle, music and action sports since day one.
Vans has one of the top action sports teams in the world including riders Geoff Rowley, Bucky Lasek, Johnny Layton, Tony Trujillo, Steve Caballero, John Cardiel, Omar Hassan, Andreas Wiig, Hana Beaman, Nathan Fletcher, Joel Tudor, Timmy Reyes, Ryan Villopoto, Mat Rebeaud, Ryan Guettler, Scotty Cranmer, and many others.
Vans also supports and promotes the action sports lifestyle through such events as Vans Triple Crown of Surfing™, Pro-Tec Pool party, The Downtown Showdown and Vans Warped Tour™.
Their mission? Getting you the best products, athletes, artists and events on the planet!