Know what you get when you cross the most classic and iconic Vans Skateshoes from the past with the cutting edge materials and technology of today? You get the Vans Pro Skate Skateshoe line! Reengineering success from the past to meet the demands and potential of today is what Vans Pro Skate is all about.
Here's a quick run-down on Vans key terminology for the upgrades on Pro Skate footwear:
DURACAP: An added rubber reinforcement layer in high-wear areas.
RAPIDWELD: An advanced stitchless upper panel weld that replaces the need for stitching by fusing panels together between layers using heat.
ULTRACUSH HD: A polyurethane-based sock liner provides the highest level of impact resistance and consistency.
WAFFLECUP: Vans' revolutionary WAFFLECUP construction offers the upgraded support of a cupsole without sacrificing any of the grip and board feel of a traditional vulcanized sole.
With the introduction of added features like DURACAP upper reinforcement (found on all shoes in the Vans Pro Skate Line) including the Vans Sk8-Hi Pro and the Vans Old Skool Pro, and RAPIDWELD advanced stitchless construction, found on the Vans AV Rapidweld for improved durability, Vans has proven to add value by lengthening life and saving you money.
The all new Vans WAFFLECUP outsole found on the Vans Crockett Pro and the Vans Crockett Pro 2 give you support todays skater craves with the control we all love. With the ultimate traction and board feel of Vans' WAFFLE outsole and the durability and consistency of a cupsole, the WAFFLECUP is the next generation of footwear.
Keeping your feet healthy is the key to progressing your skateboarding. Vans' ULTRACUSH HD footbeds have proven to extend the life of your footwear and lengthen your session by delivering improved support, next level comfort, and reducing foot fatigue. Made of impact absorbing materials, and shaped for performance, ULTRACUSH HD gives you an undeniable comfort out of the box and won't leave you disappointed at your favorite skate spot.
If Vans has been a part of your skateboarding for years, or you're simply interested in testing the waters we recommend giving the Vans Pro Skate Skateshoe line a try. Get on board and go skate!