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London Blitzed By Vans Downtown Showdown!

London Blitzed By Vans Downtown Showdown!
London’s Old Spitalfields Market was awash with skate enthusiasts at the weekend, thanks to the pioneering Vans European Downtown Showdown. Over 10,000 spectators watched in awe as ten of Europe’s very best skateboard teams battled it out for a prize fund of 50,000 Euros, as part of the biggest skate event the U.K. has ever hosted.  Innovation and ingenuity are key to Downtown Showdown,... 

Skateboard Showdown In Ripper Country

Skateboard Showdown In Ripper Country
Downtown Showdown Hits London Think of Spitalfields and you think of Jack the Ripper, London’s favourite mass murderer. Failing naughty Jack, you’d probably think of  hipster types, pouncing about Brick Lane. Either way, it’s not a pretty picture. But worry not Spitalfields, all this is about change, as Downtown Showdown arrives in London. Vans Downtown Showdown is an epic... 

Shaun White Reclaims Vert Gold At X Games 17

Shaun White Reclaims Vert Gold At X Games 17
Skateboard legend Shaun White has finally reclaimed the X Games Skateboard Vert Gold, claiming victory against long-time rival Pierre-Luc Gagnon in the final heat at X Games 17. White’s Gold medal finally ends the three-year reign of Gagnon, who remained the favourite in the run-up to the competition. Despite an early 89.33 run from Shaun, Gagnon took the lead with some phenomenal runs, holding... 
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