August 31st, saw the Vans Downtown Showdown take Paris by storm. Celebrating its 5th year in Europe, this unique event brought together the best of skateboarding, art and street culture. As 15,000 people descended upon La Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris saw this favourite fixture of the skateboarding calendar grow to truly epic proportions.

Final Results:

Palace Obstacle
1st – Luan Oliveria // 2nd – Louie Lopez // 3rd – Yuri Facchini

Element Obstacle
1st – Pedro Barros // 2nd Sylvain Tognelli // 3rd – Louie Lopez

Cliché Obstacle
1st – Josef Scott Jatta // 2nd – Luan Oliveira // 3rd – Louie Lopez

Flip Obstacle
1st – Nassim Guammaz // 2nd – Karsten Kleppan // 3rd – Chris Pfanner

Monster Quasimodo Evandro Martins

Best Amateur Nassim Guammaz

Best Pro Luan Oliveira

BEST TEAM 1st – Element 2nd – Sweet 3rd – Flip
4th – Dropdead

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