Vans and Spitfire, backbones of rubber and urethane in skateboarding, team up for a collection of footwear, apparel, and accessories. Continue on for details...

Montreal, QC (April 2, 2018) – Back with the heat, Vans and Spitfire Wheels reunite to deliver a new assortment of footwear, apparel and accessories for the spring season. As leading brands in skateboarding, Vans and Spitfire Wheels celebrate an extensive collection of footwear and apparel honoring team icons Anthony Van Engelen, Kyle Walker, Chima Ferguson and legend John Cardiel. Featuring enhanced performance technology and timeless style, the new Vans x Spitfire collection is certainly in good company, encapsulating the spirit of each brand and honoring the greats.

The Vans x Spitfire collection highlights four shared influential team riders, with signature footwear styles such as the AV Rapidweld Pro Lite, the Kyle Walker Pro, the Chima Pro 2, and legend John Cardiel’s custom colorway of the Era Pro. Each Pro Skate silhouette in the collection is built with Vans’ latest UltraCush Lite 3D or UltraCush HD technology, employing high-impact sockliners combined with Duracap reinforced uppers and Vans original waffle outsoles to provide high impact cushioning, maximum durability and ultimate boardfeel. The AV Rapidweld Pro Lite and Chima Pro 2 feature Vans Pro Vulc Lite construction for reduced weight and advanced comfort while the Kyle Walker Pro’s Wafflecup technology delivers first-rate support and durability.

Vans and Spitfire Wheels round out the collection with a full apparel assortment, including a matching set hoodie and fleece pant, two tees, a polo shirt, three hats and a skate duffel bag with board straps. The iconic Spitfire “Flame Head” logo, classic swirl and Vans checkerboard can be seen throughout the footwear, apparel and accessories collection.

Gaining valuable insight and technical feedback from their influential skate team, Spitfire Wheels are developed using exclusive formulas engineered to ride smoother, grip better and last longer than any other brand in the market. Spitfire Wheels provide the highest quality and best riding wheels for skateboarders around the world, keeping the underground lit since 1987.

The Vans x Spitfire pack is available now at Vans retailers worldwide. Visit to find an authorized dealer near you.

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