Chris Russell (USA) claims victory at the inaugural Vans Park Series at St Kilda Skatepark, Melbourne, Australia.

Russell scored a massive 89.67pts to clinch the win, followed by Brazillian Pedro Barros with 84.67. Kevin Kowalski came in third with a top run of 83.03.

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Final Results

1st – Chris Russell,
2nd – Pedro Barros
3rd – Kevin Kowalski
4th – Cory Juneau
5th – Ben Hatchell
6th – Tom Schaar
7th – Ronnie Sandoval
8th – Alex Sorgente

Global Qualifier Series Rankings

1st – Cory Juneau
2nd – Tom Schaar
3rd – Alex Sorgente
4th – Keegan Palmer
5th – Brad McClain

1st Place Run - Chris Russell - 89.67

2nd Place Run - Pedro Barros - 84.67

3rd Place Run - Kevin Kowalski - 83.03

The top five skaters to emerge from the Mens Global Qualifier system will challenge the top 15 pre-seeded exclusive Park Series Select Pros in Malmö, Sweden for the title of 2016 Vans Park Series Men’s World Champion. Visit for the latest updates and follow the drama on InstagramFacebook and Snapchat at @vansparkseries.

Showcasing an international roster of top pros and a total prize purse in excess of $500,000(USD), the Vans Pro Skate Park Series seeks to define and elevate park terrain skateboarding by establishing the premier global points ranking system and official world championships of park terrain skateboarding for men and women in order to grow participation and promote the culture of skateboarding worldwide.

The all-new Vans Park Series World Championship skatepark in Malmö will be the world’s first built-to-spec park terrain legacy construction and is being donated by Vans to the community of Malmö, Sweden for leading the world with their progressive support of the city’s youth through skateboard programming and activities.