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Vans Downtown Showdown 2008 Results
The 4th Vans Downtown Showdown was held on the Paramount Studios back lot this month, with the worlds top street skaters attacking custom-built obstacles. Here are the results.




Information

Each skateboard team submitted designs for a custom obstacle with the top four chosen and built to that teams specifications. Skateboard teams then chose three riders, consisting of at least one pro and one am, to jam on each of the four features.


Results

Girl's 3 Pump Dump:

01. Jani Laitiala (Blind) - $2,500
02. Billy Marks (Toy Machine) - $1,500
03. Rick McCrank (Girl) - $1,000

Creatures Five Points of Pure Evil AKA The Darkest Helmet:

01. Jake Duncombe (Blind) - $2,500
02. Rick McCrank (Girl) - $1,500
03. Al Partanen (Creature) - $1,000

Black Labels Dive Bar:

01. Jamie Tancowny (Zero) - $2,500
02. Sean Malto (Girl) - $1,500
03. David Gravette (Creature)- $1,000

Foundations Lunar Eclipsey Hubba:

01. Billy Marks (Toy Machine) - $2,500
02. Jani Laitiala (Blind) - $1,500
03. Ethan Fitzpatrick (Black Label) - $1,000

Best Overall Skater:

Top Am Performance Jamie Tancowny (Zero) - $5,000
Top Pro Performance Jani Laitiala (Blind) - $10,000

Best Overall Team:

01. Blind ($30,000)
02. Girl ($15,000)
03. Toy Machine ($5,000)]


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  • Vans Downtown Showdown 2008


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  • Vans - Downtown Showdown Breakdown
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