PRODUCT DROP: Dennis Enarson's Vans Old Skool Pro BMX - OUT NOW!
With a hint of Thomas Hooper
14 Jul 2020
Images courtesy of VANS
This is awesome - another VANS shoe with the focus on BMX! San Diego's golden boy and all-round bike riding overlord Dennis Enarson is next up to put his personal spin on the Old Skool Pro BMX shoe, and he even enlisted tattoo legend/DIG ALUMNI and BMX rider Thomas Hooper to help with the artwork. Scroll down for the press release and a bunch of photos.
"Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is proud to partner with triple-threat BMX team rider Dennis Enarson to put his spin on the Old Skool Pro BMX, featuring first-of-its-kind WAFFLECUP BMX construction that’s been designed, tested and approved by today’s top riders."
"Representing Dennis’ renowned abilities, refined aesthetic and focus on mental clarity when riding, the Enarson Old Skool Pro BMX leans on an earthy olive/gum colorway, and is debossed with a hand-drawn mandala based on one of Dennis’ tattoos, which was created by longtime friend, fellow rider and tattoo artist, Thomas Hooper.
'His tattoos always mean a lot to me and it’s nice to put some of his work on the shoe,' Enarson comments. “These are strong shoes that are hard to mess up, and I dig them more and more as they age, which I don’t think I’ve ever said about any shoe in my life —especially with how hard I can be on them. The colors and materials make this the perfect shoe for shredding, camping, or just stompin’ around.'"
"Specifically created with the BMXer in mind, WAFFLECUP BMX provides unrivaled support and durability without sacrificing precious pedalfeel. A herringbone underlayer adds a second life beneath Vans’ classic gum rubber compound that has a more rigid flex pattern – all reinforced like a tank.
The Old Skool Pro BMX features additional best-in-class upgrades, like PopCush technology, which snaps back and won’t pack, as well as offers impact protection and custom energy return for any type of BMX riding. DURACAP reinforced underlays in high-wear areas add unrivaled durability to prolong the life of the shoe.
Supporting the Old Skool Pro BMX is the Enarson LS shirt in black, featuring the same hand-drawn mandala art as a large graphic on the back and minimal Vans logo on the front chest."
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