Malmö, SWEDEN (May 26, 2017) – Vans Park Series (VPS), the official park terrain skateboarding World Championship tour, salutes an historic event in the evolution of global park terrain competition with the crowning of Rune Glifberg (Denmark) and Amelia Brodka (Poland) as the first ever VPS European park terrain champions.

Introduced this year, the VPS Continental Championships provide an open path for regional talent to compete alongside qualifying VPS Tour Pros in the World Championships and a chance to earn a spot on the 2018 VPS Pro Tour.

VPS MEN'S PRO TOUR FINALS
LIVE BROADCAST AIRS SATURDAY, MAY 27 ON
RED BULL TV AT 6AM PST/ 9AM EST/ 3PMCET

For tomorrow's main event, the VPS Men's Pro Tour event semis and finals will be broadcast live on Saturday, May 27, and will showcase top VPS Select Pros Pedro Barros, Chris Russell, Raven Tershy, Ishod Wair and current World Champion Alex Sorgente and more, as they battle it out against advancing Men's Pro Tour Challengers below.

VPS Brazil Global Qualifier – Tour Challenger Results

Advancing to Semi-Finals

Tom Schaar
Vincent Matheron
CJ Collins
Karl Berglind
Roman Pabich
Tristan Rennie
Trey Wood
Willy Lara
Robin Bolian*
Vinicius Kakinho*

*Alternates

To see the full list of 2017 results and remaining 2017 VPS World Tour events with information on how to enter or watch live, download the free Vans Park Series iOS app now or visit Vans Park Series online.

Vans Park Series 2017 World Tour

Pro Tour*

Sydney, Australia**
March 4

Serra Negra, Brazil**
April 8

Malmö, Sweden**
May 27

Vancouver, Canada**
July 8

Huntington Beach, USA
August 5

Continental Championships

Oceania Championships
Sydney, Australia
March 5

Europa Championships
Malmö, Sweden
May 26

Asia Championships
Singapore
Date TBA

Americas Championships
Huntington Beach, USA
August 1

Africa Championships
Location TBA
Date TBA

World Championships*

Shanghai, China
September 23

*Broadcasted live on Red Bull TV
**Men's-only event

Download the official Vans Park Series iOS App for free or stay tuned to the Vans Park Series online for final athlete and event confirmations, and more information on the VPS World Tour events as the series continues.