Vans 'Downtown Showdown' In London

In 2011 London hosted the European leg of the International skateboarding contest 'Vans Downtown Showdown' at the Old Spitalfields Market in the East part of the city.

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Photography: Maksim Kalanep

The market was transformed into custom made pop up skate platform. Crazy street inspired obstacles were designed by participating teams and proved to be a hit among skateboarders and fans on the day of the event.
 

Shot with Nikon D700 + Nikon 85mm f/1.8 G lens at f/2.8
Raw files processed in Adobe Photoshop CC Camera Raw