Save the Date: Vans Off The Wall Spring Classic – 5th Anniversary Edition
Vans ‘Off The Wall’ Spring Classic The 5th Anniversary – Varazze – May, 3rd to 5th 2013
Celebrating it’s 5th year of “Off The Wall” spirit the Vans Off The Wall Spring Classic awaits you in Varazze from 3rd to 5th of May 2013. Once again Californian lifestyle descends on the Italian Riviera for three more days of sea, sun, music and skateboarding. Nestled in the riviera ligure and well known for winter swells and natural reef, Varazze boasts one of Italy’s premium surf spots. This tiny seaside town has been a gathering point for the Italian surf and skate community for decades and in 2013 it will once again play host to thousands of revellers joining Italy’s biggest and most anticipated skateboarding and live music event. Ever since the inaugural event back in 2009 it was clear the Vans Off The Wall Spring Classic was destined for bigger and better things. Year on year the event continues to grow crossing international borders with attendance numbers and the level of skateboarding reaching global dimensions. 2012 cemented the Vans Off The Wall Spring Classic as the official opening for the European summer Skateboarding calendar. Kicking things off with the European premiere of Stacy Peralta’s ‘Bones Brigade an Autobiography’ documentary and ending with the prize giving ceremony that award some of the best street and transition riders in the world for their valiant efforts over the previous two days, all addede to the Spring Classic’s growing reputation as a true celebration of skateboarding culture. Saturday’s music festival brought 8’000 fans to the centre of Varazze for acts as diverse as US Hip Hop outfit Doomtree, Italy’s own Salmo and legendary Norwegian rockers Turbonegro helping to transform the usual reserved tourist destination into a major street party. The countdown is on for the 2013 edition marking the 5th Anniversary of the Vans Off The Wall Spring Classic and once again the event is expected to surpass previous events as we celebrate five years of transition skateboarding, music and street culture. Stay tuned for full details including the announcement of this years outstanding music line-up and the skate contest schedule.