Vans Park Series, the definitive World Championship park terrain skateboarding competition series for men and women, kicks off the 2017 VPS Men's Pro Tour this weekend, welcoming the world's most elite professional park terrain skateboarders to Sydney, Australia.
With only days left until the final competitive field is secured, VPS commences the season's first official Global Qualifier event with confirmed attendance by VPS Select Pros Pedro Barros, Jack Fardell, Ivan Federico, reigning park terrain World Champion Alex Sorgente, and more to arrive later this week. Tour Wildcards Chris Russell, Curren Caples and Greyson Fletcher are also expected to join.
Bookending the main global qualifier event, the inaugural Vans Park Series Oceania Continental Championships for men and women will take place on March 2 and 4, providing an open path for regional talent to earn their way onto the official VPS World Tour circuit. Highlighting the best skateboarders from all-over the local South Pacific region, the winner from each event will earn a coveted invite to the 2017 VPS World Championships.
Vans Park Series Sydney Schedule
Thursday, March 2 – VPS Oceania Continental Women's Championships
Friday, March 3 – VPS Men's Pro Tour: Men's Qualifiers
Saturday, March 4 – VPS Men's Pro Tour: Men's Finals + VPS Oceania Continental Men's Championships
Stay tuned to vansparkseries.com for final athlete event confirmations and more information on the VPS World Tour events as the week goes on.