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Hosoi: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor

Hosoi: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor

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by Christian Hosoi

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A mix of Tony Hawk and Brian Welch comes together in skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi, who reveals everything about his rise, fall, and redemption, in this amazing tell-all—from being named the greatest skater of all time to bottoming out on drugs to finally finding redemption through God.

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Hosoi: My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
MIMICAVA More than 1 year ago
I haven't read a book in over 20 years.....I couldn't put this one down...finished it in 2 days. Great story...and collectible! Don't worry it's not some religious book...It's about the life of a LEGEND...from early childhood to manhood...TONY HAWK may be an ICON...but HOSOI is a LEGEND...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the must-read autobiography of the infamous skateboarder and all the ups and downs that made him into the man he is today.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. To me, Hosoi is the most recognizable name in the skateboarding industry. Hung out with the skater boys in school, heard his name everywhere and put his Thrasher Mag photos in my school binder . To hear his story and what he went thru is AMAZING. I couldn't stop reading. Cautionary tale of a fast paced life style.
Cdx More than 1 year ago
This is an exellent book. Any parents with teenagers should get this book and give it to them. The parents them selfs should also read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Refreshing story. Was inspired. As a kid I'm not sure what I envied more, Hosoi's epic skate moves or his hair. The dude was straight Hollywood. Now I envy the positive impact he's making in peoples lives and the world. Legendary for sure. I wish more Hollywood folk would follow in his path. I don't know about you guys, but I'm pretty sick of turning on the news just to hear stories about another Hollywood legend (be it sport, music, or acting) biting the dust in some horrible way. Thankfully this story ends honorably. Of course my opinion is subject to change if Hosoi ever goes back to wearing his "Rock of Ages" hyper pink spandex sport shorts. Fortunately I did not envy those as a kid. Overall I highly recommend the book. If anything buy it in support of the positive flow, but just know that if you don't read it you're missing out on an inspirational imprint that could change your life or the life of someone you know.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome!
Trey-from-AK More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing! The only problem i have with it, is that i'm almost done reading it. haha