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Confirmed teams for VANS Downtown Showdown

VANS have confirmed their invited teams and skaters to the VANS European Downtown Showdown that will take place in Old Spitalfields Market on 20th August this month in London. 50,000 euros will be up for grabs to the teams involved below.

If you cannot make it to the event, which is FREE to attend, don’t worry, as you will be able to watch it live on the internet from the Vans website.

To celebrate this event,VANS have given us some Rowley SPV’s, a limited edition, signed, art print and apparel so click here to pick up some free stuff!


Blind Europe
Chris Oliver, Sam Beckett, Sewa, Javier Pares

Element Europe
Ross McGouran, Guillaume Mocquin, Phil Zwijsen, Nassim Guammaz

Hugo Liard, Sam Partaix, Aaron Sweeney

Charles Collet, Lucas Puig, Flo Mirtain and Daniel Espinoza.

Yama Skateboards
Muki Rustig, Ferit Batir, Dustin Vollnach

Danny Brady, Mark Baines, Jerome Campbell, Tom Knox

Willow, Michael Sommer, Michael Wright, Daryl Dominguez, Youness Amrani

Alis Skateboards
Flex O’ Connor

Superdead Skateboards
Eddie Belvedere, Harry Lintell, Nick Remon, Awadh Mohammed

Palace Skateboards
Chewy Cannon, Rory Milanes, Lucien Clarke, Olly Todd

Death Skateboards
Dan Cates, Boots, Adam Moss, Moggins

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Vans Downtown Showdown to be held in London on August 20th!

The last 2 Downtown Showdown events that Vans have rolled out in Europe in the last 2 years have been amazing to watch from afar so it’s welcoming news today that this fantastic gathering will be hosted on our doorstep this year!

The VANS European Downtown Showdown event has been announced today to be held on the Saturday 20th August in Old Spitalfields Market, London and will be a free event for all. 50’000 Euro’s will be up for grabs for those pro riders invited to partake so get this in your diary and let your parents be aware in case they have plans to get out of the country in the school holidays!

Watch this footage of the Showdown in Torino/Italy in 2009 and get hyped on the news.