Premiering exclusively on OffTheWall.TV this Friday, Dec. 6th, Vans is proud to present 20 Years: Off the Wall, On the Snow, a definitive retrospective film honoring over two decades of Vans Snow heritage, filmed and directed by Mike Hatchett of Standard films.
20 Years takes a look back at an influential era in snowboarding, paying homage to a pivotal period in defining a new generation of snowboarding culture as told by original Vans riders Jamie Lynn, Shaun Palmer, Circe Wallace and Kurt Wastell. Reminiscing on years of style, innovation and true originality, Hatchett's passionate narrative tells the history of Vans on the mountain, encapsulating the humble beginnings of the snowboarding industry along with the people who continued to progress the sport into the culture it is today.
20 Years features the unique perspectives of the Vans global snowboarding team such as Pat Moore, Darrell Mathes, Zac Marben and more, as well as iconic Vans athletes including legendary skater John Cardiel and big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher.
About Vans Snow
Vans celebrates 20 years on the mountain with the Winter 2013/2014 performance-driven snowboard boot, accessories and Mountain Edition hybrid streetwear collections. Vans embraces two decades of commitment in snow, advocating individual expression and style, and supported by an influential roster of athletes that continue to evolve the progression of snowboarding today. With heavy influence in design and rigorous testing of our boots, Vans global team members include Pat Moore, Jamie Lynn, Darrell Mathes, Mark Landvik, Iouri “Ipod” Podladtchikov, Zac Marben, Hana Beaman, Andreas Wiig, Wolle Nyvelt, Phil Jacques, Eric Willett, Markus Keller, Arthur Longo and Cheryl Maas.