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HYPEBEAST Spaces: Five Ways to Skate the House of Vans London

VideosComments ⋅ 3 days ago
Our latest HYPEBEAST Spaces takes us to the recently opened House of Vans London. Joined by Steve Van Doren as we are taken through the House of Vans’ historical Old Vic Tunnel location, we learn of the indoor skate park’s five uniqu...

Christian Hosoi x UNIV Hammerhead Surfboard

LifestyleComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
Skate star Christian Hosoi recently collaborated with California brand UNIV to produce a special-edition Hammerhead Surfboard. A scaled-up five-foot five-inch replica of the classic design created by Hosoi in the ’80s, the board represents a un...

Christian Hosoi Skates for Pro-Tec

LifestyleComments ⋅ May 17, 2013
Skateboarding has a way of keeping a person young. Take, for example, Tony Hawk, Mark Gonzales or Steve Caballero, all active in their own respects. Christian Hosoi is one such member of the elite ‘legends’ club, and recently filmed a sho...

Christian Hosoi Signs with Penny Skateboards

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jan 5, 2013
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 which is currently occurring in Long...

A Conversation with Steve Caballero & Christian Hosoi

VideosComments ⋅ Jan 4, 2013
Those unfamiliar with Steve “Cab” Caballero and Christian Hosoi are likely strangers to the world of skateboarding. Involved in the scene since their teens, both Caballero and Hosoi have had tricks coined after them — “Caballe...

Christian Hosoi’s Story About Shrooms and Paper Airplanes

LifestyleComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2012
Having been sober for almost 12 years, Vans skateboarder and living legend, Christian Hosoi shares with us a humorous story from his mushroom experimenting days. In this segment of Classic Tales, the skater takes us through an adventure that took pla...

Christian Hosoi ‘HOSOI: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor’ Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2012
The story of the tumultuous rise and fall of professional skateboarder Christian Hosoi is one that is almost as well-known as the skater’s incredible achievements. His story has always been told through interviews and through the words of other...

The 101: Christian Hosoi

StyleComments ⋅ May 2, 2012
“He is one of the most legendary skate figures, and easily one of the most inspirational people to have ever skated.” Those words weren’t spoken of Tony Hawk, they were spoken by Tony Hawk, in reference to Christian ‘Holmes’ Hosoi — a supremely ta...

Element Case Releases iPhone 4/4S Cases with Legendary Skate Graphics

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 12, 2012
California-based Element Case celebrates the local skate heritage that unfolded just a few clicks away from where the company was founded, by partnering with Powell Peralta and some of the most famous names in skateboarding for a collaborative series...

Transworld Skateboarding: The 30 Most Influential Skaters of All Time

LifestyleComments ⋅ Dec 21, 2011
This week marks the 30th anniversary of Transworld Skateboarding. To celebrate the meaningful occasion, they have compiled a list of the 30 most influential skaters of all time. Presented in a slideshow manner on their website, they run down the list...

Christian Hosoi x FTC Skate Deck

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2011
The pioneering efforts of the unbreakable Christian Hosoi are something that will forever rest in skateboard folklore. With a troubled past much like some of the first crop of skate superstars, Hosoi’s re-emergence has been seen over the la...

Christian Hosoi x Vans Bash Vulc

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 16, 2010
The Vans Bash was originally seen awhile back with it was introduced as part of the inaugural WTAPS collaboration range with Vans Syndicate. In recent times, it has been adopted by Christian Hosoi as a sort of signature with a previous pack seen...

Christian Hosoi x Vans Syndicate Bash Vulc S

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2010
A name that still resonates among the skate community, Christian Hosoi had the honor of designing a special colorway for the Vans Syndicate collection this season. Based on the Bash model made popular by WTAPS collaborations of the past, the colo...

Vans SK8-Hi Vert Pro Hosoi Pack

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 8, 2009
The latest collection from skate legend Christian Hosoi finds the Los Angeles native teaming up with Vans on a third pair of SK8-Hi models. This time around the sneakers feature a premium silhouette utilizing top notch leather with perforated pan...

Kid Chocolate | Christian Hosoi for Supreme

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2008
When we received news that Supreme would be producing boxing gloves with world renown heavyweight brand Everlast, the first thought was there was no way people could be rocking them along with their kermit tee’s. Well that probably still wo...