In 1992, skaters created the greatest skate shoe in the world using only scissors and tape. They reduced their shoes to the essentials to advance skateboarding as they saw fit - the birth of the Half Cab. Three decades later, skaters are still innovating.
THE MOST IMPORTANT VANS SKATE CLASSICS FEATURES AT A GLANCE
- INCREASED STRAPACITY - DURACAP™ reinforced materials, a deeper knurled toe structure and higher sidewalls provide a more traditional look with even more durability and protection.
- COMPLETELY NEWLY DESIGNED UPPER MATERIAL - with a molded heel counter and internal tongue strap for a snug fit and more board control.
- LEGENDARY GRIP - Our new, proprietary SickStick™ rubber compound is our grippiest rubber yet.
- POPCUSH CUSHION - Our best cushioning and impact protection. The POPCUSH™ Energy Return footbed protects your feet and helps reduce leg fatigue during long skate sessions.