Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi
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Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi
The rock star of the 1980s skateboard scene recalls his stratospheric rise to the top, and his thunderous fall back to earth, in a gritty documentary that explores the compelling career of vertical air-grabber Christian Hosoi. A charismatic skater whose moves could rival Tony Hawk and whose playful persona drove the crowds wild, Hosoi made an indelible mark on the world of skateboarding with such flamboyant trademark stunts as the "Christ Air" before losing it all in a self-destructive cycle of crystal meth and dangerous living. Though Hosoi would eventually land a prison sentence… More

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