Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Brazil

Congrats Sakura Yosozumi and Tom Schaar on winning Womens and Mens divisions at the first Global Qualifiers stop of 2018. Sakura wrapped up her winning run with a backside noseblunt revert while Tom capped his with a big spin backside lipslide in the deep end.

Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Brazil

Posted by Rob Meronek 3 years ago on June 0th, 2018

Congrats Sakura Yosozumi and Tom Schaar on winning Womens and Mens divisions at the first Global Qualifiers stop of 2018. Sakura wrapped up her winning run with a backside noseblunt revert while Tom capped his with a big spin backside lipslide in the deep end. The level of skating from everyone bumped up yet another notch. Check out a few Acosta photos and some of our own sprinkled in below. Find out how the entire Vans Park Series works and how you can follow the path to the World Championships in Shanghai at TheBoardr.com/Vans.

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Photography: Direct Links

Direct links to all the images in this set are below.


Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Sakura Yosozumi Backside Air
Sakura Yosozumi Photo

Sakura on a backside air in the deep end.

Profile: Sakura Yosozumi
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Tom Schaar Stale Fish
Tom Schaar Photo

Tom pulling back that stale fish.

Profile: Tom Schaar
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Tom, Pedro and Tristan
Tom Schaar Photo

Congrats Tom, Pedro, and Tristan.

Profile: Tom Schaar
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Pedro 540
Pedro Barros Photo

Pedro's powerful 540.

Profile: Pedro Barros
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Brighton Back Blunt
Brighton Zeuner Photo

Brighton on a back blunt.

Profile: Brighton Zeuner
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Tristan Indy
Tristan Rennie Photo

Tristan on an Indy air.

Profile: Tristan Rennie
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Congrats Sakura, Yndiara and Brighton
Sakura Yosozumi Photo

Congrats Sakura, Yndiara, and Brighton

Profile: Sakura Yosozumi
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Yndiara Slob Fastplant
Yndiara Asp Photo

Yndiara with the slob fastplant.

Profile: Yndiara Asp
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Yndiara Fan Club
Ana Julia Santos Theodoro Photo

Ana Julia is in the Yndi fan club.

Profile: Ana Julia Santos Theodoro
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Tom Schaar on Deck
Tom Schaar Photo

Tom Schaar on deck.

Profile: Tom Schaar
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Pedro Stale Fish
Pedro Barros Photo

Pedro on a stale fish in the deep end.

Profile: Pedro Barros
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Amelia Disaster
Amelia Brodka Photo

Amelia on a frontside disaster.

Profile: Amelia Brodka
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Tech Jumble

Tech jumble behind the scenes.

Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Concentration
Dylan Perry Photo

Dylan with a shot of concentration for the day.

Profile: Dylan Perry
Vans Park Series Sao Paulo - Felipe Caltabiano
Felipe Caltabiano Photo

Felipe Caltabiano warming up for the Prelims.

Profile: Felipe Caltabiano
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Live on ETN

All the Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers stops are live on ETN.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Poppy Feeble
Poppy Starr Olsen Photo

Poppy just turned 18 over the weekend. We've seen the pattern 100 times over the last 20 years of traveling. Parents along on every trip, then suddenly we see the parents like once a year. Welcome to adulthood, Poppy. Keep your parents coming on your trips! Here's a feeble in the corner.

Profile: Poppy Starr Olsen
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Smith Grind Tail Grab
Lizzie Armanto Photo

Lizzie about to yank in the tail from this smith grind.

Profile: Lizzie Armanto
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Open Mic
Ryan Clements Photo

With Tim not able to make it at this stop, it became open mic night. Ryan stepped up.

Profile: Ryan Clements
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Sakura Nose Blunt
Sakura Yosozumi Photo

Sakura coming in on a noseblunt while Acosta logs a much better photo.

Profile: Sakura Yosozumi
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Nora Warming Up
Nora Vasconcellos Photo

Nora warming up in early practice.

Profile: Nora Vasconcellos
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Mini-Ramp

There's a mini-ramp in the village at the contest.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Poppy
Poppy Starr Olsen Photo

Poppy is a lens crafter.

Profile: Poppy Starr Olsen
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - The Crowd

Sao Paulo and Vancouver are both battling for 1st in the Best Crowd Ever department.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - The Office

An entire temporary office complex for people who run the event.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Jerry Badders

Jerry Badders gatekeeping.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Fernando Tesch
Fernando Tesch Photo

Fernando Tesch running things.

Profile: Fernando Tesch
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - DJ Swiss Dreads
Vern Laird Photo

Vern sticking to the approved sounds for the broadcast.

Profile: Vern Laird
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - The WOPR

Right before we go to live broadcasting, The Boardr Live hands off data to a new system that runs everything from scoring to animated graphics to stats and other tech stuff. The entire VPS staff used it for the first time this weekend. I call it the WOPR.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Calm Before the Storm

Views from Dylan's cell phone: the calm way before the storm.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Local Eats

Views from Dylan's cell phone: a ripping local meal thanks to the local homie Davison.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Acai Bowl

Views from Dylan's cell phone: the best acai bowls.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Street Art

Views from Dylan's cell phone: street art.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Spot Check

Views from Dylan's cell phone: spot check. Recognize it?

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Spot Check Part Two

Views from Dylan's cell phone: spot check. Recognize it?

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - The Boardr Room

Views from Dylan's cell phone: The Boardr Room!

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - The Outside Crowd

Views from Dylan's cell phone: this is the part of the crowd that couldn't get into the stands.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Hotel Views

Views from Dylan's cell phone: hotel views.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Hotel Views Pool

Views from Dylan's cell phone: hotel views.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Gas Strike

Views from Dylan's cell phone: there was a gas strike!

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Coffee Shots

Views from Rob's cell phone: coffee shots at work.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Street Food

Views from Rob's cell phone: street food.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Street Drink

Views from Rob's cell phone: street drink.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Local Shop

Views from Rob's cell phone: local shop.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Math Homework

Views from Rob's cell phone: found some kid's math homework at the spot.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Acai Mini Ramp Break

Views from Rob's cell phone: acai and mini-ramp break.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - BoardrBoys Going Home Classy
Dylan Perry Photo

Views from Rob's cell phone: #BoardrBoys going home classy.

Profile: Dylan Perry
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Perks

Perks of Delta One.

Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Thanks Davison
Davison Fortunato Photo

Thanks for everything, Davison!

Profile: Davison Fortunato
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - In the Streets Before Work
Davison Fortunato Photo

6am in the streets before work.

Profile: Davison Fortunato
Vans Park Series at Sao Paulo - Event Management
Dylan Perry Photo

In the thick of event management.

Profile: Dylan Perry

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