Christian Hosoi was one of the popular skaters during the 1980′s along with other pro’s including Tony Hawk. In 2006, he was signed with Vans and received his pro model shoe, the SK8-HI. This year, the Hosoi models which include a SK8-HI and a Era will be launching once again. Like previous shoes, the Hosoi sneaker features the raising sun graphic that was first used on his debut skate deck with Sims Skateboards. Available now at ripe and Flauge.