Vans Park Series world championships happening tonight

The Vans Park Series is gearing up to crown the 2017 world champions in Shanghai, China, this evening. While it is actually Saturday over in China, the finals begin this evening because of the time difference.

After an exhilarating 2017 season spanning the globe, it all comes to a head in Shanghai with a custom-built park in the historic Bund waterfront on the banks of the famous Huangpu River.

Top-ranked tour challenger Tom Schaar has been leading the men's field all season. He looks to unseat current world champion Alex Sorgente.

On the women's side, 13-year-old reigning Vans Park Series world champion Brighton Zeuner looks to repeat. But women like Poppy Starr Olsen, Amelia Brodka and Lizzie Armanto are all hungry to dethrone the young Californian.

It’s all going to be happening live on Red Bull TV starting at 11 p.m. EST, 8 p.m. PST, on Sept. 22.

The Vans Park Series setup in Shanghai. Photo: Courtesy of Vans Park Series

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