PRESS RELEASE: Vans collab with Spitfire
Vans and Spitfire Wheels Reunite to Deliver New Holiday Pack
Designed in collaboration with shared team riders John Cardiel and Daan Van Der Linden
Costa Mesa, CALIF. (November 8, 2017) – Two iconic names in skateboarding, Vans and Spitfire Wheels, reunite this holiday season to unveil new collaborative designs in footwear and apparel. Purpose-built for skateboarding, the fourth collection from Vans and Spitfire blends classic design with modern skateboarding technology to provide the most reliable performance footwear for skateboarders around the world.
Ranging across footwear, apparel and accessories, the Vans x Spitfire Pack features signature colorways of the UltraRange Pro and Slip-On Pro from Vans team riders John Cardiel and Daan Van Der Linden. The capsule also showcases the Style 112 Pro with the original Spitfire swirl on the Sidestripe, toe bumper and footbed. Underscoring Vans’ proven Pro Skate performance technology, the Vans x Spitfire footwear assortment is constructed with UltraCush HD and UltraCush Lite sockliners, Duracap-reinforced underlays, and Vans’ original waffle outsoles to provide maximum comfort, advanced durability and ultimate boardfeel.
In apparel, the Vans x Spitfire Pack presents a Torrey Fleece jacket, premium long and short sleeve tees, a pullover hoody, and matching black, red and white caps. In celebration of both brands’ storied history, the iconic “Flame Head” logo, original Spitfire swirl print and checkerboard pattern are prominent throughout every piece.
Keeping the underground lit since 1987, Spitfire Wheels provides the highest quality, best riding wheels for skateboarders. Engineered using exclusive formulas and rigorously tested by the legendary Spitfire team, no wheels ride smoother, grip better, or last longer than Spitfires. Burn Forever. Off The Wall.
The Vans x Spitfire Pack is available now at an authorized dealer near you.
Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear, apparel and accessories brand.Vans authentic collections are sold globally in 84 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices. Vans also owns and operates more than 600 retail locations around the world. The Vans brand promotes the action sports lifestyle, youth culture and creative self-expression through the support of athletes, musicians and artists and through progressive events and platforms such as the Vans Park Series, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, Vans Pool Party, Vans Custom Culture, Vans Warped Tour®, andVans’ cultural hub and international music venue, House of Vans.