Slam City Results, Vans Downtown Showdown, and more.

The final results for the $104,400 USD Solo Mobile Slam City Jam:

Men’s Street

1)       Paul Rodriguez – 20 – North Hills, CA, USA – $15,000US

2)       Jereme Rogers – 20 – North Hills, CA, USA – $8,000US

3)       Ryan Sheckler – 15 – San Clemente, CA, USA – $5,000US

Men’s Vert

1)       Pierre-Luc Gagnon – 25 – Montreal, PQ, CAN – $15,000US
2)       Bob Burnquist – 28 – Rio de Janiero BRAZIL – $8,000US
3)       Bucky Lasek – 32 – Baltimore MD, USA – $5,000US

Women’s Street

1)       Amy Caron – 20 – CA, USA – $2,500US
2)       Lacey Baker – 13 – Covina, CA, USA – $1,250US
3)       Lauren Perkins – 16 – Huntington Beach, CA, USA – $800US

Women’s Vert

1)       Cara-Beth Burnside – CA, USA – $2,500US
2)       Mimi Knoop – 26 – Chesapeake VA, USA – $1,250US
3)       Lyn-z Adams Hawkins – 15 – Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA, USA – $800US

The Concrete Powder Invitational Manual Pad Contest

1)       Ronnie Creager – 31 – Orange, CA USA – $1,500US
2)       Geoff Dermer – 25 – Vancouver, BC CAN  – $1,000US
3)       Chris Haslam – 24 – Richmond, BC CAN  – $700US
4)       Brandon Biebel  – 29 – Sacramento, CA CAN – $500US
5)       Malcolm Watson – 27 – Los Angeles, CA USA – $300US

The Legends of Street Contest

1)       Chris Pastras – Los Angeles, CA USA – $1,000US
2)       Eric Dressen – Los Angeles, CA USA – $800US
3)       Steve Caballero – San Jose, CA USA – $600US
4)       Ron Allen – Oakland, CA USA – $500US

In the “Best Trick contests, Gailea Momolu won $1,000US on the Bones Rail with a nollie big spin backside lipslide.  Chis Haslam scored $1,000US for Best Trick on the Sessions ledge, with a crooked grind to front-foot late flip.  For the KR3W “Farthest Gap contest, Johnny Layton and Alex Chalmers landed across a 17’6 divide to tie for first, and together made a special request to the judges to share their prize with Josh Evin, awarding him an impromptu honourable mention.

Vans Downtown Showdown

Join Vans on Labor Day for an exclusive, one-of-a-kind skate contest on the Universal Studios Back Lot. We’ve invited top skateboard companies and their riders to submit designs for one of four obstacles as part of the Showdown course. We then asked each company to put up three top pros and an amateur to fight it out for an $85,000 prize purse.

Who: The top teams in skateboarding, including Baker, Real/Anti-Hero, Girl, Plan B, Zero, Almost, Element, Foundation, Birdhouse and Toy Machine. Expected riders include Andrew Reynolds, Daewon Song, Eric Koston, Tony Trujillo, Paul Rodriguez, Brian Sumner, Billy Marks, Jamie Thomas and Chris Cole.

What: Each team will session four unique, custom-made obstacles in a round-robin format with awards going out for top team, best pro, rookie of the year and best performance by obstacle.

When: Labor Day, Monday, September 5 at 11:30 am (doors open at 9 am)

Where: Universal Studios Back Lot

What’s at stake? $85,000 in cash and prizes for individual and team winners

How do I score tix? Admission is free. 1,500 tickets are available to the public through Southern California Vans dealers and Vans retail stores.

Television: The Vans Downtown Showdown will air on Friday, September 30 during the Vans Off the Wall hour on Fox Sports Net from 3 — 4 pm with subsequent airings on the FUEL action sports network.

Then look out for a special DVD release in time for the holidays.

Live Blog: Catch results, photos and videos in-depth reporting at on the day of the event.

The Vans Downtown Showdown is made possible by Tylenol, Scion and Epitaph.

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