Vans Skateboarding Reveals the Rowan 2

An evolution of 2020’s popular Rowan Pro, the Rowan 2 offers a refined shape, upgraded feel and Vans Skateboarding’s new ImpactWaffle™ technology.

 Rowan Zorilla is a Vista, CA native sponsored by the likes of Supreme and Baker Skateboards. He is a Thrasher cover star, a holder of multiple memorable video parts, and a vital member of the Vans Skateboarding team. Now, he’s adding another chapter to his legacy with the release of his second signature sneaker: the Rowan 2.

A follow-up to Rowan’s popular Rowan Pro from 2020, the Rowan 2 offers a look that’s simultaneously progressive and accessible and is inspired by vintage court shoes. The Rowan 2 is also accompanied by an apparel assortment that includes loose-fit carpenter denim, a short-sleeve tee with an all-over screen-printed graphic pulled from one of Rowan’s personal vintage Vans tees, and a reversible bucket hat. A 1⁄4 zip polar fleece and a long-sleeve tee with a hand-drawn Circle-V logo graphic round it out.

Rowan 2 takes ImpactWaffle™ and turns up the performance. The dual-density VR3 Cush midsole is upgraded with more underfoot protection from heel to toe. The redesigned zonal tread design makes the best use of SickStick™ rubber to offer enhanced (and sustainable) impact protection and board feel.


Vans Skateboarding and Rowan Zorilla celebrate the launch of his new signature shoe with an All-Star Skate Baseball game, an Open Skate Session with Cash for Tricks, and the world premiere of Rowan’s new video part, “Blurry.” Join Vans for the Rowan 2 launch party on Friday, October 20, from 7 pm to 10 pm at Cal State Fullerton, Goodwin Baseball Stadium; RSVP HERE.


Vans Skateboarding and Rowan Zorilla’s Rowan 2 will be released on October 20 via and select Vans Skateboarding stockists.


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