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Christian Hosoi x UNIV Hammerhead Surfboard

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Christian Hosoi x Barracuda

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The recently re-opened Baracuda store is not wasting any time getting back into the swing of things as an upcoming release with skating legend and OG Christian Hosoi features a small run of Hammerhead skate decks in black/black. As an added bonus...