Pro-tec Pool Party At The Block Orange On May 12th

The 2012 Pro-tec Pool Party is almost here. Joining with sponsor vitaminwater, Pro-tec will hold its annual bash on May 12 at the historic replica Combi Bowl at Vans Skatepark, the Block at Orange. Top pros and skate masters will compete for $113,000 in what is considered one of the most unforgiving bowls ever built. If you can’t make it out, the event will also be broadcast live online at Here are the details straight from the Pro-tec crew:

Vans Pro-Tec Pool Party

Vans Pro-Tec Pool Party


Join us for the 8th Annual Pro-tec Pool Party hydrated by vitaminwater on May 12th and see 45 top pros and masters vie for their piece of $113,000 in one of the most unforgiving bowls ever built. Held in the historic replica Combi Bowl at Vans Skatepark at the Block at Orange, the 2012 Pool Party is stacked with talent, exhibiting the best competition ever in both divisions.

Watch the live webcast!

Saturday, May 12th from 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm

A live HD webcast of the entire Pro-tec Pool Party will premiere at

Expected Riders Include:

Pros: Pedro Barros (Defending Champ), Rune Glifberg, Andy Macdonald, Nolan Munroe, Alex Perelson, Omar Hassan, Tony Trujillo, Bucky Lasek, Steve Pineiro, Mike Owen, and more.

Masters: Chris Miller (Defending Champ and '05-'09 Winner), Lance Mountain, Tony Hawk, Eric Nash, Duane Peters, Sergie Ventura, Jeff Grosso, Pat Ngoho, Rob "Sluggo" Boyce, Steve Alba, Tony Magnusson, Brian Pennington, and more.

Judges - includes John Cardiel and Bryce Kanights.

The Pro-tec Pool Party is made possible by the support of Vans and vitaminwater.

For more information on the Pro-tec Pool Party plus daily pre-event coverage including photos, videos and blog updates from practice, please visit: