What: Melbourne, Australia June 25th, 2016, 50 Years 50 Shops Vans Supports “Go Skateboarding Day”As 2016 is Vans 50th anniversary we would like to say a big thank you to Skateboarding by working together with 50 of the best skateshops throughout the Asia Pacific region for another round of GSD madness! This year we want to see you in the streets for a fun filled day of skate activities with tons of free giveaways, prizes and special 50/50 jams.

As part of the celebrations Vans is hosting “50/50 to Win”, a social media contest.   To participate, simply post your most creative, original, and just plain fun 50/50 grinds and be sure to include @VANSAUSTRALIA and #VANS5050 #VANSSKATE.  We will be selecting winners every day from June 13th to 25th so get out there and warm up for Go Skateboarding Day. Prizes include: shoes, tee-shirts, hats, stickers and more

Who: 50 Years 50 Shops Vans Supports “Go Skateboarding Day” is made possible by the enduring passion from: Vans, Fasttimes, YMCA- Riverslide Skatepark, Volcom, Independent truck company, Santa Cruz skateboards, Creature Skateboards, Mob griptape, Ricta and OJ wheels

When:  1PM Saturday, June 25th 2016

Where: Riverslide Skatepark, Boathouse drive, Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne.

Skateboarding, new obstacles, giveaways, free food, best tricks win $1000 in cash & prizes.

This only happens once a year so make sure you clear your calendar! Get online to and find a Go Skateboarding Day event near you to celebrate the grind heard around the world! If you are in Melbourne event details can be found here:

About Vans Pro Skate

The performance skate footwear category from the world’s leading action sports footwear and apparel company, Vans Pro Skate combines more than 45 years of proven craftsmanship with legendary skate heritage. Since the dawn of professional skateboarding, Vans continues to provide the meaningful product innovations that help drive the performance progression of the world’s best skateboarders.

About Go Skateboarding Day

Every year on June 21st skateboarders around the world celebrate their love for skateboarding and show their individual creativity and self-expression, by taking the day off and going out to skate their favourite local spots. This is a holiday celebrated around the world in honour of Skateboarding.