Surfing Legend Nathan Fletcher Talks Vans’ Summer 2016 Boardshorts

For Summer 2016, Vans rolled out a line of boardshorts, designed by surfing icons Nathan Fletcher and Joel Tudor.

During a private launch party in NYC earlier in the week, we had a chat to chop is up with Fletcher about his contribution to the new line, the design story and how he initially linked up with Vans.

The collection features two new colorways of the brand's signature styles, featuring their Sturdy Stretch technology. Fletcher's Rising Swell combines Native American-inspired designs and geometric shapes with subtle colors, while Tudor's JT Trimline showcases a kelp leaf and floral print design across a 19" outseam silhouette showcasing classic Malibu styling.

Vans Summer 2016 Boardshorts are available now at or authorized dealers.

Interviewer: Halley Hiatt
Video Credit: ShotbytheThird