Stronger. Lighter. Legendary. Heralding the occasion of his 20th anniversary with Vans, Geoff Rowley reinterprets the shoe that revolutionized our industry upon its introduction. Built to go harder and last longer, the Rowley RapidWeld Pro utilizes Vans RapidWeld detailing with an advanced stitchless construction for premium durability and comfort, along with our revolutionary WAFFLECUP outsole constructionthe first-of-its-kind outsole unit to offer skateboarders the best of both worlds: unrivaled boardfeel and superior support. Made with leather uppers, this iconic shoe is finished with DURACAP reinforcement rubber underlays in high wear areas, POPCUSH energy return sockliners for superior cushioning and impact protection, and Vans original waffle outsoles made of a rubber that offers grip and support. The Rowley RapidWeld Pro. Destroy skate spots, not skate shoes. WAFFLECUP CONSTRUCTION - Our most visually expressive WAFFLECUP outsole is the best of both worlds, providing superior boardfeel, maximum support, and durability. UNRIVALED DURABILITY - Reinforced DURACAP underlays in high-wear areas add unrivaled durability to prolong the life of each shoe. CLASSIC GUM RUBBER GRIP - The Van Doren Gum Rubber Compound, made of a rubber that offers grip and support, is what attracted skaters to Vans in the first place. This is the Sole of Skateboarding. POPCUSH CUSHIONING - Our best cushioning and impact protection. POPCUSH energy return footbeds protect your feet while helping to lessen leg fatigue for longer skate sessions.