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The Vans Rapidweld Pro is offered in sizes measuring 6 to 13. The design is unisex, but the sizes are based on men’s measurements, so women have to buy a pair one and a half size down from their usual size. The inner glove, LuxLiner, keeps the feet feeling more snug while providing a comfortable feel. The shoe’s fit can be adjusted through its lacing system.
Update your skater look with the Vans Rapidweld Pro. Wear with slim black jeans, a tee with cool graphics, and a double layer of jackets with a denim one preferably at the top. You can also match your sneaker with shorts and a collared shirt.
The Vans Rapidweld Pro is jampacked with performance features and innovative tech to make skating pleasurable. It boasts of a DURACAP reinforcement and a durable Rapidweld shell covered in suede that is resistant to tears and which protects laces from contact with the grip tape. The Luxliner inner glove gives the user a sock-like structure, and the UltraCush HD insole provides a responsive ride while keeping the feet cushioned from impact.
The Vans AV Rapidweld Pro is a signature shoe by professional American skateboarder, Anthony Van Engelen (a.k.a. AVE). It came out in the first quarter of 2016 along with the AV Rapidweld Pro Lite. The two models both feature a DURACAP reinforcement and a Rapidweld shell. (The Rapidweld technology means the sneaker was assembled without any stitching involved.) The upper is almost totally seamless with the only stitch that can be seen located near the collar.
The main difference between the models are the materials used in construction. While the AV Rapidwell Pro Lite uses rubber and mesh, the Pro version utilizes suede.
Vans engineered the AV Rapidweld Pro specifically for endurance and performance. It is a seamless blending of innovative tech and aesthetics to produce one highly stylish and functional shoe.
- The Vans Rapidweld Pro has a vulcanized construction for great board feel and contains a waffle tread pattern on the outsole.