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Back to Paramount for the Vans Downtown Showdown


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It's just like a real neighborhood over there. Dads on the stoop...


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Good lookin' young people ...


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Mustachioed guys and their gals ...


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Legends around every corner.


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First up: the Pretzel Grip racetrack.


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Camel hump in the middle


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It was a time-trials affair. Dane sucks at math.


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Garcia!


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Mumma!


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Steve Reeves, just a blur of hair!


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Tony practically invented this shit.

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This was Tony's debut pro event. Congrats, dude!


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Omar, never slow-mar.


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This was the first time I almost got hit in the face.


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Berle gets airbourne.

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A few more inches and he mighta lost a nip!


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Over to the next event, through the generous snack area. Hi, Jake and Vixie.


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'I never knew Andrew Dice Clay had a Thrasher cover.'


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The Meza men


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John and Shuriken

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Dan Lu! You made it!

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Alfaro, of The Mars Volta.

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Next up: the Black Label street zone.


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Master lensmen, at the ready.


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Picked out a sweet spot ...


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Oh. Sorry, Gilbert.


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Back in the trenches


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This was Vincent's first US pro event too. He was definitely a crowd fave.

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Merlino hustles.


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Cole heads North.


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Bjorn - switch feeble.

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All of these obstacle ended by crashing into the camera men.

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Just gettin back up to the top was hectic. You had to be careful not to muss your party dress.

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Hoffart!


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Matt B spins to win.


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Here we go.


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Burman, 180 to switch crooks.


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The other crowd fave, Pfanner, blasted over the back to grinder. Strong showing.


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He didn't land this, but what if he had?!!!! Definitely had to heat.

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Grubbin' with Griff and Sinner.

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Hollywood broads, everwhere.

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As well as wholesome, kid-sister types.


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Groton's finest.

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I climbed onto the roof of one of the fake buildings to shoot the Zero volcano thing. Might have been a mistake.

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Our guy, Schmitty, covered it from the alternate rooftop. Who says we're not pros?

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Reeves, blunting nose style.


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Merlino hucks 'hana.

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TNT, not quite-proper frontal.

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Hella-grassed out!

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Knucks from Dimitch.


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Daniel Lutheran rides that snake.


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Cervantes - 180s a melon.


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Merlino plants the hand.


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Showmar.


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Tony boosts the mush pit.


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Alvarez indy 180.


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Some accidental doubles with Lil' Shane and a Euro dude.


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Everyone was fine, thank God.

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Pushing through to the next obstacle was like barging through the club.

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It's Hollywood, after all.

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'Quit creepin' around, Burnett'

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Pedro crew, lookin' tough.


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Joey Buttafuco hosted the final obstacle.

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The F'ed up Foundation leg breaker.

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Elijah got some straight out the gate with a little wallie flight.

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F-Trooper, Marquise, kf 50.


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Trapasso with a kickflip. F'sho, F'sho, F'sho.


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Cole kf 50s the center piece. Very dangerous.

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The Element team plots strategy.

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First plan: Operation Varial Flip!


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It was a clusterfuck. Dudes were gettin' served left and right.

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Even if you did land something, you had about eight feet until you crashed into this.


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Didn't stop Vincent. He's pro, after all.

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Merlino, fs flip.

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This switch 180 by Aldrin Garcia zinged out and nailed the dude right next to me in the face. That's when I knew it was time to move.

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'Smart move.'

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Chris Troy, blunt slide.

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Every finals, Cole has a habit of abandoning his radical moves and pursuing, instead, horrible tricks like this 360 champion grab. I guess it's working for him.


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One of the real highlights was Duncombe's bs nbs. Totally awesome.


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They were all sure he'd won.

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Awards time. First up: Fastest carvers.


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Volcano exploders.


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Street style masters.


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Merlino gets emotional accepting his top am honors.


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Top pro - Vincent Alvarez! Time to get a bank account.


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Pretzel Grip team waits with baited breath to find out who the big winner is.


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It was between Powell-Peralta, Zero and Pretzel.


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Hoffart's Army in a respectable third. Zero, second.


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The crowd erupted! 'Pretzel! Pretzel! Pretzel!' they chanted. Congrats, everyone.


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And good night.

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