2017 Magazine



It's in Hollywood CA, but there is going to be a live webcast of the event! (read below)

Get ready to see skateboarding’s top pros and ams vie for their piece of
$85,000 as the 6th Annual Downtown Showdown presented by Rockstar Energy
Drink invades Paramount Studios’ Back Lot this Saturday, October 2. The
top teams in skateboarding including Girl, Zero, Toy Machine,

Foundation, Black Label, Blind, Element and Powell Peralta submitted
plans for obstacles and Vans has picked the best of the lot.

Black Label, Girl, Zero and Foundation’s designs have been chosen and
custom built as part of this year’s Showdown course. Each team will
session the four unique obstacles in a round-robin format with awards
going out for top team, best pro, top am and best performance by

Expected riders include: Brian Anderson, Tony Trujillo, Frank Gerwer,
Rick Howard, Vincent Alvarez, Chris Pfanner, Chris Cole, Garrett Hill,
Tommy Sandoval, Jamie Tancowny, Ben Hatchell, Leo Romero, Billy Marks,
Johnny Layton, Matt Bennett, Daniel Lutheran, Collin Provost, Nick
Merlino, Elijah Berle, Marquis Preston, Taylor Smith, Abdias Rivera,
Adam Alfaro, Chris Troy, Omar Hassan, Peter Raffin, Tyler Mumma, Ronnie
Creager, Jake Duncombe, Kevin Romar, Sean Sheffey, Chad Tim Tim, Levi
Brown, Nick Garcia, Boo Johnson, Jordan Hoffart, Chad Bartie, Josh
Hawkins and more.

Those that can’t make it to this year’s Showdown can catch a live
webcast of the entire event at www.vans.com/showdown, Saturday, October
2 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Viewers will also have a chance to win up to $10,000 in prizes from Vans
and the board companies participating in this year’s contest. More info
coming soon!