Vans Shop Riot celebrated another historic finals as Bana, Portugal were crowned champions of Europe for the first time at their local spot in Parque Das Gerações skatepark, Lisbon, Portugal. Following epic riots throughout the day with notable battles including Frisco, Tactic, Lockwood and Destroy. It was Bana & Titus who took their rightful places in the final. With a fairly even run throughout the final, it then led to what can only be described as a memorable moment in the history of Vans Shop Riot, both taking to the big rail and fighting it out, trick after trick. The eventual winners would be Bana as the Ribeiro twins became animals on the big section with Gustavo landing a bigger flip frontside board on the final run to send the local crowd into raptures.
The other teams who made it to Portugal:
Burnside (Holland), Lockwood (Belgium), Picnic (Czech Rep), Titus (Germany), Black Sheep (UK), Destroy (Russia), Bana (Portugal), Wall Street (France), Circus Circus (Denmark), Surfhouse (Estonia), Tactic (Spain), Gili’s (Israel), Ministry of Concrete (Greece), and Frisco (Italy).