May 19, 2015 – (Orange, Calif) – Monster Energy congratulates team rider Tom Schaar ontaking first place in the Pro Division at the 10th anniversary Vans Pool Party contest on Saturday with a $125,000 prize purse at Vans Skate Park in Orange, California.

In an action-packed pool contest, the young ripper from Malibu, California, took the $28,000 win in front of a field of the world’s biggest names in deep bowl skateboarding, including icons far beyond his age group such as Bucky Lasek, Pedro Barros, and Alex Perelson.

“I’m so stoked to have won this contest,” said Schaar.  It’s an honor and I can’t believe I get to skate alongside these guys I have always looked up to.”

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