Vans Skateboard Shoes
by Joel Jacobson
If You’re into High Flying, Choose Vans Skateboard Shoes
If you like the look of the classic shoe, then look no further. Look into Vans skateboard shoes.
Skateboarding would not be the same today if it weren’t for Vans skateboard shoes. It’s the original since 1966, and it’s been going strong ever since. After four decades, Vans is still the leader and continues to lead the way with their evolutionary styles and models.
Old Skool is the classic Vans skateboard shoes. You’ve seen them before; large white sole and canvas (or leather) upper. Riffs and Mannaz are also a popular choice with skateboarders. Geoff Rowley, Dustin Dolkin, Tony Trujillo and Jim Greco make up the Vans team of designers.
Vans was recently acquired VF corp., maker of Lee and Wrangler Jeans. This will give them an instant presence in the action sports segment of the industry and provide a good fit to go with the Vans skateboard shoes. Vans will now expand its product offerings in addition to its great shoes with shorts and T-shirts.
Based in Sante Fe Springs, just east of Los Angeles, Vans skateboarding shoes is one of the oldest and biggest players in the action sports industry. Vans was founded in Orange County in 1966 as Van Doren Rubber Co. and found a following with skateboarders a decade later.
Due to its huge popularity, Vans skateboard shoes will be bringing back its Slayer shoe for a limited time. Like the name, Vans Slayer is tough with an attitude. Black shoes with red highlights. You’ll “Slay” your opponents at the skate parks with these.
Vans skateboard shoes come in multiple varieties at very reasonable prices. A nice pair of Old Skools’ will be around $38. Checkered slip-ons will be about $29. You can slip into a pair of hi-tops for around $42. Not bad when you consider the price of a lot of sport shoes are $100 ore more. Colors can be black, red, or gray for the most part.
Comfortable and stylish, Vans skateboarding shoes are the shoes for the novice and professional skateboarder alike. Even if you’re not into skateboarding, you’ll love wearing Vans. Once you slip on a pair of Vans, you’ll never want to get another kind of athletic shoe.
So your next trip to the skateboard park, or to the mall, or wherever you will be doing a bit of walking, slip on a pair of Vans skateboard shoes. You’ll be styling, profiling, and comfortable the whole day.
Joel Jacobson is a freelance writer, web designer, and product design engineer. He's an avid fisherman who loves to northern and musky fish. He and his wife recently adopted two infant girls from Russia, and that keeps them quite busy.