Book Review-Christian Hosoi
The tale of legendary skater Christian Hosoi is one of rise, fall and redemption. This book, coauthored by Chris Ahrens, takes readers on a pretty tumultuous journey. If you ever wanted to understand just how excessive things were in the ’80s skate scene, this book provides the perfect opportunity. Hosoi is frank about his addictions and the destructive nature of his personality. But he also balances the dark side with a huge amount of stoke for skateboarding. The five years he spent in prison for drug trafficking eventually brought him a new life. For those who have seen the documentary Rising Son and wanted to know more about Hosoi’s life, this book is definitely recommended.