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Photos from Vans U.S. Open retailer dinner

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  • Doug Palladini and Sarah Crockett of Vans with Sammy Duvall of Curl
  • Tracy and Jim Hennessy of Heritage with Vans Surfer Patrick Gudauskas
  • Bobby Abdel of Jack's, and Vicki Redding and Scott Sisamis of Vans
  • Bruce Cromartie of BC, Dave Nash and Pete Censoplano of Sun Diego, Mike Carter of Agenda
  • Sammy Duvall of Curl, Todd Schweinbold and John Wilber of Vans, Tyler Brown of 17th Street and fianceé Lindsey Ekblom
  • Josh Hansen of Hansen's with Ashli Endicott, and Julie and Milo Meyers of Hanger 94 and Salty Crew
  • Vans President Kevin Bailey, Izzy Tihanyi of Surf Diva, Jim Watson of Vans and Coco Tihanyi of Surf Diva
  • Mark and Kay Richards of Val Surf and Dave Nash and Pete Censoplano of Sun Diego
  • Mike Sheldon, Ashlyn Pai and Lee Gatlin of HSS
  • Tyler Brown of 17th Street, who just got engaged to Lindsey Ekblom, and Natalie Nguyen and Brian Farias of Farias Surf

Vans hosted a dinner for key retailers from around the country Thursday to celebrate the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.

The dinner, at Duke’s in Huntington Beach, was packed with about 90 people in the private room.

Accounts that attended included 17th Street, Active, BC Surf, Coastal Edge, Curl, Farias, Hanger 94, Hansen’s, Heritage, HSS, Industrial, Jack’s, Katin, Ron Jon, Sun Diego, Surf Divas, Surf Ride, Val Surf and Wavelengths.



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