VANS ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-EVER BMX DEMO TOUR IN ASIA

Vans Dragon Tour is landing in South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore for exciting BMX exploration beginning May 1

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Vans, the leading footwear brand in BMX, will showcase the creative bike sport in Asia this spring, to introduce the Vans global BMX team to the diverse terrain of South Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Vans Dragon Tour will kick-off on May 1, as Vans global BMX team riders Dakota Roche, Ty Morrow and newest team rider Sean Ricany join Vans Australia team rider Calvin Kosovich for a three-city BMX demo tour.

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Dakota Roche

Vans BMX is bringing together four well-known street riders to experience Seoul, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, offering thrilling BMX demos, team signings, and meet and greet opportunities throughout the Vans Dragon Tour. The team will also film along the way to make their inaugural mark on the Asia map.

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Sean Ricany

“I have yet to visit any of these cities or countries, and I couldn’t ask for a better group of people to explore with,” states Sean Ricany. “I don’t know what to expect other than a good time!”

Vans Dragon Tour enables the next generation of BMX riders, brand fans and locals to connect with professional Vans BMX athletes and witness some of the world’s best BMX riders in action. The tour will inspire, enable and introduce youth culture to BMX culture and its rich history, as part of Vans’ commitment to promote and uplift BMX around the globe for nearly 40 years.

VANS DRAGON TOUR SCHEDULE (in local time)

May 1 – Seoul
1PM Demo at Nanji Skatepark
4PM Meet & Greet at Shredd Bikes

May 6 – Kuala Lumpur
5PM Demo and Meet & Greet at The Curb, Bukit Kiara Skatepark

May 12 – Singapore
2PM Meet & Greet at NSR Bikes

Follow the Vans BMX Team during the Vans Dragon Tour on social media at @vansbmx66.

Vans BMX Riders Biography

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DAKOTA ROCHE

A Huntington Beach local turned street riding legend, Dakota Roche, aka “Dak”, is the modern face of BMX. With the Vans BMX family since 2010, Dakota’s style is often portrayed as “skateboarding on a bike.” His relentless and innovative riding earned him Ride BMX Magazine’s 2015 Street Rider of the Year award, followed by a heavy ender part in Vans’ 2016 Illustrated video. With an endless list of contest results, awards and video parts, Dak’s powerful riding continuously pushes the boundaries of BMX.
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TY MORROW

East Coast transplant and current west coast heavyweight, Ty Morrow is a pioneer in the world of modern day BMX street riding. Known for ground-breaking video parts, a past X-Games second place finish, and riding style that mixes technical moves with raw energy and power, Ty often lets his riding do the talking for him and it usually has plenty to say.

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SEAN RICANY  

Starting his pro career as a young teenager, New Jersey native Sean Ricany is no stranger to the BMX community. With a new terrain focus and technical trick combo down to a science, Ricany’s unwavering riding style is making a heavy re-emergence onto the BMX street scene.

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CALVIN KOSOVICH

Hailing from Perth, Australia Calvin Kosovich is known for riding fast and sending it in the streets. An immense passion for BMX, Calvin took the opportunity to move to the USA and now resides in California, riding as much as possible and climbing the ladder towards the American dream!

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