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Christian Hosoi was, with Tony Hawk, a leader of the early skateboarding movement. By age 12, he was the top amateur in the nation: at 14, he turned pro. Fans who revered him as god-like nicknamed Christian “Christ,” and the young superstar accommodated them by inventing his signature trick – the “Christ Air” – which [...]No Comments »
At a time in the 1980’s when skateboarding was exploding, two young athletes led the pack – Tony Hawk and Christian Hosoi.14 Comments »
If what you believed was wrong, would you want to know? How you answer that question divulges a lot about who you are as a person. Do you value truth most highly? Or is happiness most important to you? In his autobiography Surprised by Joy C. S. Lewis describes the distinction between happiness and joy. [...]6 Comments »
Profile of: Evangelist, Luis Palau More than four decades after arriving in America from his native Argentina, Luis Palau is more intent than ever to follow his calling: to spread the powerful word of God throughout the world. Whether on stage speaking to crowds of a quarter million people; through his radio messages heard daily [...]3 Comments »
How hard do you have to fall and hit rock bottom before you make the decision to stop doing whatever it is that’s satisfying you on the outside, but killing you on the inside? Christian Hosoi, an All-American professional skateboarder, lived by the creed, “Skate and Destroy.” While he found his calling in skating at an [...]No Comments »