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You can always catch Vans Skate team rider and Sk8-Hi Ambassador, Lizzie Armanto with a board in her hand and Sk8-Hi’s on her feet.

Classic style meets modern skate functionality in our Sk8-Hi Pros featuring Duracap reinforcement rubber underlays in high wear areas and UltraCush HD sockliners to keep the foot close to the board while providing the highest level of impact cushioning making the Sk8-Hi Pro the best, only better. 

Check out all 6 of the Sk8-Hi Pro colorways along with our 50th Anniversary collection at and locate a retailer near you using our handy dandy Store Locator


Lace up a pair of our classic Sk8-Hi Pros with skate friendly upgrades like Duracap reinforced underlays and UltraCush HD sock liners to help push your session further making the Sk8-Hi Pro the best, only better. #since66

Visit to see all 6 colorways of the Sk8-Hi Pro, browse our entire Spring Collection and to locate a retailer near you.

Photos: @anthonyacostaphoto

Vans Team Top 5’s

Best Of 2015 With Leila Hurst

Best surf trip: Salina Cruz, Mexico.

Best Contest: That I’ve done or that I’ve watched—big difference, ha ha. Maybe The Vans World Cup at Sunset, that was fun to watch.

Best board: My twinny! A baby blue Eric Arakawa 4'10'—best board ever.

Favorite pair of Vans for 2015: Sk8 Hi slim in white perforated leather.

Vans Surf team rider of the year: I love Dane Gudauskas—just the funniest raddest human on the planet.