The All-New Crockett Pro 2 Upholds Industry’s First Vulcanized Cupsole. Launching across South Africa this Saturday, February 11, Vans reveals the latest breakthrough in performance skate footwear to introduce the second signature pro model from Vans team rider, Gilbert Crockett. Unlike any other, the all-new Crockett Pro 2 is a union of craft and science, upholding Vans’ revolutionary Wafflecup bottom unit construction, improved fit, and fully-fused Duracap upper reinforcements.

The new Crockett Pro 2 model introduces a new outsole that utilizes the performance advancements of Vans Wafflecup technology, providing the premium support and unrivaled grip demanded by skateboarders everywhere. Gilbert’s second edition highlights new blind-seam suede overlays on the toe cap, maximizing Vans’ Duracap reinforcement capabilities while employing Vans’ proven Ultracush HD drop-in sockliners for the highest level of impact cushioning.

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Fully-fused DURACAP rubber reinforced toe vamp underlays for unsurpassed durability.


Vans WAFFLECUP outsole construction offers the best of both worlds! The world’s first-ever vulcanized cupsole.


ULTRACUSH HD Polyurethane-based drop-in sockliners provide Vans’ highest level of impact cushioning.


The new Gilbert Crockett Pro 2 is available across South Africa in Vans stores and Baseline Skate Shop from February 11.

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