Tony Alva | Pass The Bucket | VANS

Considered to be one of the the most influential skateboarders of all time, Tony Alva, an original Z-Boy, hit a bottom 4 years ago battling drug addiction and alcoholism.  There, at his lowest point, his reliance on successes and ego came into perspective for the first time.  Tony's fight for sobriety and truth has recently lead him to a new perspective on life and direction moving forward. Dedicated to giving back Tony now see's passing the bucket as the only way out. 

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Tony Alva Skate Session | Skate | VANS

Tony Alva on his first visit to Argentina gave a skate demo and a motivational talk for 15,000 people who passed through the extreme Costanera Norte park.

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Vans EMEA - Legends at House of Vans London

Earlier this year House of Vans London, a 3,000sqm art, music and skate space under Waterloo station, opened it's doors and skate legends such as Christian Hosoi and Tony Alva joined us for this historic event. After a quick skate in the bowl, perhaps the most comprehensive assemblage of Vans Athletes ever to be seen boarded a boat from the London Eye Pier. With the cream of the Vans teams on board, including the likes of Geoff Rowley, Anthony Van Engelen, Daan Van Der Linden, Curren Caples and Sam Partaix from the skate team, Lee Ann Curren representing Vans Surf, plus snowboarders Arthur Longo, Wolle Nyvelt and Aimee Fuller, as well as BMXers Bruno Hoffman, Sean Sexton and Dan Lacey, the boat set sail for a tour of the Thames. OffTheWall.TV is a digital online video network chronicling the unique aspects of Vans' brand of youth culture through original video projects and exclusive content exploring skate, surf, snow, BMX, girls' lifestyle, art and music. With more than 45 years of rich heritage and far-reaching influence in youth culture, OffTheWall.TV story-telling captures the creative expressions of Vans' "Off the Wall" identity.

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