Christian Hosoi

Christian Hosoi needs little to no introduction. Originally from Venice Beach, CA, Christian took the skateboard world by storm, skating with a style and flair all his own and redefining not only what it meant to be a skater but the way tricks should be done. Inventing signature tricks such as the Christ Air and Rocket Air he quickly became one of skateboarding’s most admired pros by the early 1980’s. In 1984 he designed one of the most iconic skateboard shapes of all time, the Hosoi Hammerhead, to this day it represents not only Christian’s influential impact on the skate industry but also the unique individuals and creativity that drives our culture. In 2011 Transworld Skateboarding magazine listed Christian as the 4th most influential skateboarder of all time and to this day he remains one of the all-time great ambassadors of skateboarding and style.



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