Vans x Slam City Gallery

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We are proud to be releasing our limited Vans x Slam City shoes tomorrow morning. Last night we teamed up further with Vans to celebrate this collaboration. Vigorous scanning of mags ranging from BMX Action Bike, R.A.D and Sidewalk culminated in the comprehensive exhibition of archived Slam ads we hung for the night. There were many friendly faces from our past and present and we want to thank everyone who passed through, drank a beer and reminisced over our rich history. Here is a gallery from the night shot by Maksim Kalanep

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Up in lights

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Arriving visitors were greeted first thing by our exhibition

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We compiled an archive of Slam ads spanning 30 years and they filled the walls

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DJ Odin soundtracked proceedings jogging many memory banks and provoking skate trivia

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It was more than a celebration, it was a fiesta

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Chris Pulman and Dave Atkinson discussing the Lampin Pro

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Ads filled the walls and historical items filled the boxes

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TLB in the house

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Tod Swank’s handstyle on our insoles

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One of the best things was seeing the exhibition hall filled with conversations

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Sam Ashley behind his joiner of the Rough Trade ceiling

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Staff past and present. Mags and Jacob Sawyer

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Dan Magee. Never not working

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Lil’ Steve AKA Steve Mcqueen by his Cantelowes ad

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Reuben Goodyear in front of himself floating in an old ad

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Seth Curtis by his chalky the hard way conquest from back in the day

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Nick Jensen is our longest serving team rider. Here he is by his first ad

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It couldn’t have happened without Slam founder Paul Sunman.Here he is in front of himself on the cover of Bomber Terror Zine

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Our Native Pro on display

These photos scratch the surface of who was in attendance. We are grateful to all of you for coming and making it the amazing night it was. See more of our special edition shoes and the video which launched them HERE. Be sure to get your pair from this collaboration when they go on sale at 9AM tomorrow morning. Shop for Vans HERE