“Rising Son – The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi” – This full length documentary highlights the rise, fall, and rebirth of Christian Hosoi, the veteran professional skater who helped skateboarding re-emerge as a major cultural influence throughout the 1980s. As most of us know, Christian was incarcerated in 2000 for trafficking controlled substances across state lines, and since his parole in 2004, the Born-Again Christian has dedicated his life to being a good father and positive influence on skateboarders and youth worldwide. Narrated by Dennis Hopper
Tommy Guerrero and the crew at Deluxe Distribution have launched a new online show called BS With TG. Sit back and have a look at the first show (Beta 1) with TG and his close friend and guest Jim Thiebaud and be sure to watch new episodes every Thursday live at 1pm PST through this link right here.
William Spencer is not your average skateboarder. He has followed his own path of progression and adheres to his own set of rules and tricks in skateboarding. Red Bull Media House recently launched a new feature series called Out of Frame where they’ve unleashed the William Spencer story. Dig into the interview right here to discover what makes this guy tick and what’s on his plate with stunt work and his unique approach to skateboarding.
When you have a belief and a passion towards something that moves you and comes from the heart, you pursue it. Such is the case and creative aspirations of Mark “Monk” Hubbard, and his skatepark company Grindline Skateparks which began from humble beginnings in the Pacific Northwest. Tune in to this short film that follows Mark’s story and his huge contributions amongst several others, which helped to kickstart the modern day public skatepark movement.
Directed by Michael Maniglia
As he did in 2013, Luan Oliveira has won Tampa Pro 2015, adding $20,000 and a ticket to the 2015 SLS Super Crown Championships to his bag of tricks. Congrats, Luan and to the Skatepark of Tampa crew for another successful and thoroughly enjoyable Tampa Pro!!