You aren't a pro 'til you get your own shoe. Until then your are just an amateur, but that doesn't mean you can't have pro quality shoes. Just ask Mr Rowley; he has the Vans Rowley Pro Lite Shoes.
Vans original vulcanized rubber waffle outsole
Pro Vulcanized Contruction The Vans SKATE combination of molded polyurethane footbeds with ImpactSorb® gel heel pads provides superior cushioning on the board, and won’t pack out during high impacts.
UltraCrush Sockliner Vans' proprietary polyurethane-based Ultracush HD footbed keeps the foot close to the board yet won’t pack out over time, providing the highest level of impact cushioning.