Vans Triple Crown Returns To Oceanside Sept.25-28

September 25-28 Marks the Finales for the Vans Triple Crown? of Skate and BMX, with Shaun White, Ryan Sheckler, Bucky Lasek, Ryan Nyquist, Stephen Murray and Many Others Competing for a Prize Purse Totaling more than $250,000.

The world’s best action sports athletes will descend upon Oceanside, California this September 25-28 as the Xbox World Championships of Skateboarding and the Vans Championships of BMX, arrive at Oceanside Pier with Vans Triple Crown titles on the line. Each event is free to the public. The competitions are the culmination of the Vans Triple Crown Series with more than $250,000 and a Ford Ranger FX4 at stake for the skate and BMX Vans Triple Crown champions. The Xbox World Championships of Skate will air on NBC Sports on December 20 at 3:00 pm EST, while the Vans Championships of BMX will air on Fox Sports Net October 20 at 4:00 p.m. regionally.

“Phenomenal crowds have come out to Oceanside each of the past three years to see the world’s best skaters and riders compete in the Xbox World Championships of Skateboarding and the Vans Championships of BMX,” said Steve Van Doren, Vice President, Events and Promotions at Vans. “The addition of the world’s best aerial surfers at the Vans Surfing Magazine Airshow Series event makes this weekend even more action packed.”

Fans can expect to see top skate competitors including Bucky Lasek, Shaun White, Andy Macdonald, Cara-beth Burnside and Bob Burnquist compete in the Vert competition while big names Ryan Sheckler, Tony Trujillo, VanessaTorres and Eric Koston, will battle it out in Street in men’s and women’s divisions. BMX riders Ryan Nyquist, Jamie Bestwick, Stephen Murray, Dave Mirra and Cory Nastazio will be on hand for the street, dirt and vert comps.

Schedule:
Thursday, September 25
BMX and Skate Practice 10a ? 6p

Friday, September 26
Skate – Street (M) Practice 11:30a ? 2:30p
Prelims 2:30p ? 5:30p

Skate- Street (W) Practice 9:00a ? 10:00a
FINALS 10:00a ? 11:30a

BMX ? Vert Prelims 11:00a ? 1:00p
FINALS 4:00p – 6:00p
BMX ? Street Prelims 1:00p ? 6:00p

Saturday, September 27
BMX ? Dirt Prelims 11:30a ? 3:30p
Skate ? Vert (M) Prelims 11:00a ? 1:00p
Skate – Street (M) Semi-Finals 1:30p ? 4:30p
FINALS 4:30p ? 5:30p

Sunday, September 28
BMX – Street FINALS 11:00a ? 1:00p
BMX ? Dirt FINALS 1:30p ? 3:00 p
Skate ? Vert (W) FINALS 10:00a ? 11:00a
Skate ? Vert (M) FINALS 3:30p ? 4:30p
Best Trick 4:30p ? 5:30p

For more information on Vans and the Vans Triple Crown Series, please visit
www.vans.com.