Description: Vans Rowley Pro Skate Shoes
In 1966, Paul Van Doren had a vision in Southern California that grew over the years to inspire youth culture the world over, including one young boy growing up skateboarding in Liverpool, England. In 1999, Geoff Rowley, by then a young professional skateboarder,
Key Features of the Vans Rowley Pro Skate Shoes:
- PRO VULC Construction: The Vans SKATE combination of molded polyurethane footbeds with ImpactSorb gel heel pads provides superior CUSHIONING on the board, and won't pack out during high impacts.
- ULTRACUSH HD Sockliner: Vans' proprietary polyurethane-based Ultracush HD footbed keeps the foot close to the board yet won't pack out over time, providing our highest level of IMPACT cushioning.
- Vans ORIGINAL WAFFLE Outsole: Back in '66, Paul van Doren made the first soles of his new shoes twice as thick so they would wear longer and, unlike other shoe manufacturers, he used pure crepe rubber with no filler. That decision ended up shaping the company when the world's first skateboarders discovered how Vans' now-famous ORIGINAL WAFFLE outsole gum rubber compound let them feel their boards while keeping them firmly connected to them.