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Downtown Showdown Competition Wrap-Up

I would say it was a good day. (I didn't have to use my AK) Good times were had.
Get to the place early to warm-up, no crowds, no screaming fans or hangers-on, just pure street ("street" as in studio lot fake street where movies are made) + obstacles + JLAY = ripping.
Austin has had to hire his own security gaurd to keep the teen girls away from him while he works.
J-Lay drinks pee-pee. But before you say "gross," it's imported Brazilian 16-year-old girl piss, super high in nutrients. Don't judge.
A-Stone tail skids over the bench at the Nueva China Banks from SF transplanted in So-Cal without the homeless people.
He has that in a backside too.
Grant Hatfield scorches a back tail as well.
Johnny just can't stay out of the air.
Good times for a change / seen the luck I've had / can make those less fortunate commit suicide.
See how close the box is to the pyramid? Well Leo would ollie over the pyramid and then do something on this box going mach-julien, which is really fucking fast if you were not aware.
"Gratuitous Austin Coverage."
Brian Shaeffer: "Nick T, what's up bro? How are you?"
Nick T: "Fuck, what is this guys name? I've seen him before, but where?"
Angel and Nick. "Who was that guy? He crushed my hand."
Exhibit A: It's called backlighting.
Leo shaved his head and wore a "The Edge" style skull-cap. He's a beard away from being on the terrorist watch-list.
Steve Van Doren of the Van Doren family, inventor of Vans' shoes is down with the Sect.
"Gratuitous Nick Trapasso coverage" - for the ladies.
Billy was asking $50 for his used shoes. Why $50? "They are even better after I touched them."
"You don't want 'em? No problem ass-face, I'll sell them to this guy right here for $60."
I wonder what my brother, (the guy with the goatee) is thinking? This interview was an invasion of my personal space. He was probably zoomed in on my mouth and the footage will be unwatchable. Lets hope.
Watching the bloodbath.
"We fully know how to party."
Cody and Ed, yep, two more weeks befor those pins (scroll down) come out.
Nick got 2nd on the Pyramid and came up one some cash. "Drinks on Nick!"
We went up to get our prize, the adulation of fans. No trophy? Are trophies passe now?
The after-Millieu always makes me feel dirty.
Nick T with Foundations' $30,000 comical fake check.
After it all, dirty and sweaty, we got 3rd. Fun Fact: Toy Machine has placed in all 5 Showdowns.
Posted September 28th, 2009 by Some people might say we got a smidge jipped. But not me.
fuck yea toy machine is my master
Posted By: adam on September 28th, 2009 at 01:47PM PST
Thanks for these great shots. Austin coverage is never gratuitous, and JLay, Billy & Leo totally rocked the obstacles. Treat and a half to watch.
Posted By: ¡verde es verdad! on September 28th, 2009 at 01:49PM PST
I bet that's what my house is going to look like when I get my own home,or trailer.
"there's that Toy Machine loser's house"
African woman boob milk is better.
EDWARD,why didn't you skate it.
Leo looks like a white guy with no hair or mustache. dude,I buzzed my hair last week too,brooo.
I tought Van Doren was Chinese,jk.
I got new Fallens for 25 dollars at Ross.
Is that really your brother? he looks shorter.
Johnny look chill in the last photo,billy looks worried,and the azn dude on his left loves Toy Machine
Posted By: Jgonzalez on September 28th, 2009 at 01:57PM PST
so when is this promo going to be out i cant wait!
Posted By: benzan on September 28th, 2009 at 02:23PM PST

JT is down for Leo.
Posted By: Brian on September 28th, 2009 at 02:34PM PST
Toy Machine promo---- when is it coming out????

Billy killed it at the Vans Showdown. Everyone thought Billy had won the Black Label 12 Step program - Dave Duncan even said so on the mic.

JLay should have gotten 3rd or 2nd at the Creature Cross.

Why didn't Austin skate the contest?
Posted By: Gards on September 28th, 2009 at 02:39PM PST
Austin skated the practice runs...

The Toy team ripped everyone new assholes.

I didn't see Leo though...
Posted By: Jacob on September 28th, 2009 at 02:46PM PST
woah woah woah...there was a diferent post today and now this is up instead! good good.
i like it better :)
Posted By: xfresh on September 28th, 2009 at 03:24PM PST
When can you come by for my tattoo?
Posted By: devin on September 28th, 2009 at 03:32PM PST
toy promo???
Posted By: Alic on September 28th, 2009 at 04:39PM PST
pretty much anyone can get into downtown showdown now
Posted By: crayons on September 28th, 2009 at 04:56PM PST
New Toy promo = YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted By: RAMBO on September 29th, 2009 at 10:20AM PST
Toy doing work!
Posted By: b on September 29th, 2009 at 10:34AM PST
Posted By: Hemlock Drew on September 29th, 2009 at 11:24PM PST
your brothers thinking:"what the fuck are you talking about?" or he's making sure theres no face debris for the super close close-up.

A dude at my work said he's indian(native-american)-german, thats Rambo's heritage.
Posted By: lunch of munchkins on October 1st, 2009 at 12:33AM PST
Yo Ed! You and your brother where in my dream last night. It was BBQ in a backyard in a hybrid city that was cross between Austin and Brooklyn. Other people in my dream where people I actually know + Kid Congo Powers and some slutty chick that was hating on me because I wouldn't fuck her. Your brother was asking me about the wicks in the tiki torches. That's all I remember.
Posted By: JL on October 3rd, 2009 at 07:30AM PST
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