One of the year’s most anticipated skateboarding competition will take place this coming Saturday, May 17, 2014.
In its 10th edition, the Vans Pool Party will, once again, gather the world’s best skaters – from the recognized legends to today’s elite top talent and up–and–comers –in one single place: the Combi bowl at the Vans Skatepark, located at The Block, in Orange, CA.
New this year is the addition of a true Legends category, in addition to Pros and Masters – all fighting for a piece of the $120K prize purse.
Check out this amazing list of confirmed riders:
Pros: Pedro Barros, Rune Glifberg, Omar Hassan, Tom Schaar, Joshua Rodriguez, Andy Macdonald, Cory Juneau, Austin Poynter, Giorgio Zattoni, Dalton Dern, Jimmy Wilkins, Tristan Rennie, Josh Stafford, Sandro Dias, Nolan Munroe, Greyson Fletcher, Mike Owen, Joshua Borden, Zach Miller, Steve Pineiro, Sky Siljeg, Darren Navarrette, Morgan Wolf, Alex Sorgente, Sam Beckett, Daniel Vargas, Lincoln Ueda, Daniel Cuervo, Alex Perelson, Curran Caples, Felipe Foguinho, Kalani David, Pierre Luc Gagnon and Brad McClain.
Legends: Chris Miller, Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Mike McGill, Eddie Elguera, Jeff Grosso, Nicky Guerrero, Pat Ngoho, Tony Magnussen, Lester Kasai, Steve Alba, Eric Nash, Lonnie Hiramoto and Ben Schroeder.
Masters: Rob "Sluggo" Boyce, Brian Patch, Jocke Olsson, Anthony Hancock, Sergie Ventura, Justin Lynch, Jeff Hedges, Josh Nelson, Mike Barnes, Darin Jenkins, Jed Fuller and Peter Hewitt.
The schedule of event is as follows:
- 2pm - Doors Open
- 2:30pm - 4:30pm - Legends / Masters Prelims
- 4:30pm - 7:00pm - Pro Prelims
- 7:15pm - 7:45pm - Masters Finals
- 7:45pm - 8:15pm - Legends Finals
- 8:30pm - 9:15pm - Pro Finals
- 9:30pm - Awards Ceremony
As usual, the contest will have a live webcast (http://vans.com/poolparty/) but this year, for the first time, the audience will have immediate visibility with instant scoring and real-time results, which should make it a great viewing experience.