Sleeping in the bushes, 105 everyday, cold rivers, Atlantic ocean, epic spots, castles, van overheating, epic food, and great hosts… Plus Grant Taylor, Peter Hewitt, and Pedro Barros. Thanks again to Diogo and Goncalo for the hospitality.
Vans threw a contest at the Chelsea Piers Bowl in NYC and a heavy crew from around the world showed up to rip. The rain held off, Van Doren manned the grill with free hot dogs all day and when the dust settled Lance Mountain took top honors in the masters division and Pedro Barros won the Pro followed closely by Alex Sorgente in 2nd. Duane made it to NYC but took a heavy slam at the House Of Vans before the contest leaving him on the sidelines shooting photos and instagraming the action.