Every season you can rely on Vans to not only put out a killer range of snowboard boots, but also to show off the frankly insane talents of their snowboard team and this year’s project is called ‘Triple’. The movie project was curate by photographer
As of today, Vans Europe have dropped the final chapter of their T.R.I.P.L.E series of snowboarding short films, showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of their team riders. T.R.I.P.L.E takes leading riders including Rene Rinnekangas, Danimals, Benny Urban, Fridge, Arthur Longo, Blake Paul and guest riders Enni Rukajarvi and Ivika Jurgenson on three crazy journeys to Austria, Japan and France to capture the insane beauty of mountains, street and park riding.
CHAPTER ONE: PARK was shot in Kitzsteinhorn, Austria, is the first in the series. Park riding always played a huge part in snowboard progression. In 2019, riders like René Rinnekangas or Fridge are on the forefront of its evolution. While park remains a contest-oriented terrain, the guys set out to prove there is also plenty of room for creativity and fun.
CHAPTER TWO: STREET
Chapter 2 of the TRIPLE Snowboarding Series takes us away from the pristine terrain of Alpine snowparks, and into the rugged streets of Hokkaido, Japan. Follow Benny Urban as he tags along Danimals and Ivika Juergenson, on a journey into some of the most captivating urban landscapes you’ll see. The penultimate film, Chapter 2: Street, captures how heavily inspired street snowboarding is by skateboarding and how it fits perfectly into the Vans DNA. Filmed throughout the streets of Hokkaïdo Japan, Danimals and Benny’s ready to ride whatever mentality is the perfect representation of this connection between skate and street snowboarding
CHAPTER THREE: BACKCOUNTRY closes with mountains and powder riding; the true roots of snowboarding. Legendary snowboard filmer Jack Price followed Arthur Longo and his good mate Blake Paul to Chamonix, a universe they’re getting more and more familiar with, as the duo show us how they approach this wild terrain