Vans & Skate Community Raise More Than $30K in Donations for Canada’s Iconic DIY Skateparks Projet 45 and Leeside
In support of skateboarders paving the way, Vans released two special edition footwear collaborations with Canadian DIY Skateparks Projet45 and Leeside. Following two successful events supporting the local skate communities in Montreal and Vancouver, Vans raised more than $30,000 in donations from footwear sales alone. Check out each park’s celebration of the exclusive collaboration here:
Video: Projet 45 – Montreal http://vimeo.com/49759619
Video: Leeside – Vancouver http://vimeo.com/51447076
Inspired by the dedication of Canada’s local skateboarders, Vans is honored to support two iconic DIY spots and their communities, who have volunteered the time to preserve these parks for future generations to enjoy.
To learn more and to show your support for these DIY Skateparks, we encourage you to visit:
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Projet 45 photos by Martin Reis
Leeside photos by Ali Yaqubian