Dogtown Shoes and Apparel at

In the early 70s in the run-down beach community of Dogtown in Venice, California, a group of discarded kids revolutionized skateboarding by being the first to take their boards off the pavement and into the air. This is where the Zephyr Skate Team was created.

Vans shoes were the Z-Boys? preferred footwear for skating. In honor of the tradition that made skateboarding punk rock and made the Z-Boys heroes to youth the world over, Vans offers this line of original Dogtown skate shoes and apparel.

Now available on are the Dogtown Old Skools and Sk8-Hi’s, Authentic, Era and Alva Mid Skool. You can also find all new Dogtown shirts and hats at and look for the Dogtown and Z-Boys soundtrack out later this month at

Dogtown and Z-Boys hits theaters on April 26th but now on you can enter to win a trip to the 2002 Vans Triple Crown of Skateboarding in Southern California along with prizes from Volcom, Spitfire, Vans, Thrasher Magazine and more. While there be sure to check out tons of photos, movie info, the film’s trailer and more including the all new soundtrack featuring music from Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top, Alice Cooper and more.

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