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Penny x Christian Hosoi Interview

11 July 2013, 10.03 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | No comments »


A while back we showed you the beautiful teaser video for Christian Hosoi’s pro model Penny cruiser, well the boards are finally available and Penny has released this video of Hosoi explaining how it all came to be. Dope stuff.

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dose | Christian Hosoi’s Top 3 Pool Tricks

01 April 2013, 15.45 | Posted in history, interviews, Skateboarding | 2 comments »


Christian Hosoi made a rare stop in Brooklyn last week to kick it at Skate Night at the House of Vans. In between destroying the pool and hosting a best trick contest, he gave Timbo a rad breakdown on pool skating’s renaissance and why skateboarding is and will always be the most fun thing in the world. Respect the architect.

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A Conversation With Steve Caballero & Christian Hosoi

09 January 2013, 12.23 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Sit down with skateboarding legends Steve Caballlero and Christian Hosoi as they discuss how they met and talk about the crazy journey skateboarding continues to take them on. Via Hypebeast.

Christian Hosoi Signs With Penny Skateboards

04 January 2013, 17.07 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Penny Skateboards has signed skateboarding legend, Christian Hosoi, as a rider and ambassador for the brand. To commemorate the signing, Penny will debut Hosoi’s signature Nickel skateboard at the Agenda Trade Show on January 4th and 5th in Long Beach. Peep his welcome edit above and hit the jump for a closer look at the board.

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dose | Vans Bowlarama NYC

12 October 2012, 14.28 | Posted in contests, Events, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


It definitely seems like NYC is the center of the skateboarding universe right now. Just a couple days after the Nike SB team blew minds with their demo at Coleman Park, some of the best pool skaters in the world dropped in for Vans Bowlarama at Pier 62. The latest dose features action from Christian Hosoi, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Pedro Barros, Alex Sorgente, and more. Check it out!

Vans OffTheWall.TV | Classic Tales – Christian Hosoi

05 September 2012, 13.04 | Posted in craze, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Christian Hosoi has been alcohol and drug free for 12 years but still has some great stories of getting fucked up back in the day. Check out his story about tripping in Hawaii. Via Offthewall.tv.

Christian Hosoi | My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor

20 June 2012, 12.52 | Posted in books, Skateboarding | No comments »


Summer is here and while also a great time to drink, smoke, and fuck around like the end of the world is coming (hey, it might be) its also a great time to get some reading done. The perfect tome for summer 2012 is Christian Hosoi’s new autobiography which actually may disuade you from some of the aforementioned activities. Check out more on the book here. Via N-SB.

Hardflip Trailer

21 November 2011, 22.41 | Posted in films, Skateboarding | No comments »


It’s hard to tell from the trailer if this is going to be aight or cringe-inducingly horrible but it’s got our homie Luis Tolentino along side of some OG’s like Christian Hosoi and Brian Sumner in it, plus Rosanna Arquette, so we’ll reserve full judgement until it comes out on Netflix.

Christian Hosoi | June Thrasher

03 June 2010, 12.55 | Posted in magazines, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


As a dope homage to the legend Thrasher put together this cool edit about Christian Hosoi’s June cover and his classic covers from back in the day. Enjoy.

Hosoi Skates | Ivan Hosoi Series

09 March 2010, 16.14 | Posted in decks, Pro Models, Skateboarding | No comments »


Hosoi Skates has dropped a dope new pro deck series with artwork from Ivan Hosoi. Richard Mulder, Andre Genovesi and Hosoi got the treatment. These are hitting skateshops now. Via Heel Bruise.