Christian Rosha Hosoi ( hoh-SOY; born October 5, 1967) is an American professional skateboarder. He is also known by the nicknames "Christ" and "Holmes".
Hosoi is married to former nightclub dancer Jennifer Lee and has four sons, James Hosoi, Rhythm Hosoi (from a previous relationship), Classic Hosoi and Endless Hosoi. He is currently living in Huntington Beach, California.
Hosoi was born on October 5, 1967 to a father of Japanese descent from Hawaii, and his mother is of Euro-American descent. He grew up in Los Angeles and Hawaii.
Movies & TV shows
Pretending I'm a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story
The story of the skaters and developers who came together to create one of the best-selling games of all time, changing the skateboarding scene and pop culture forever.
The Original Skateboarder
As coined by Dogtown & Z-Boys, Skateboarder magazine was the original Bible of skateboarding and the history it captured in its pages tell the story of modern skateboarding’s roots and influenced an e...
Made In Venice
Taking you on a ride with the skateboarders of Venice, from "raising hell" on the beach in their teens to turning pro in the 80's and putting "street skating" on the global map. Their biggest challeng...
Propeller: A Vans Skateboarding Video
The first name in skateboarding footwear and apparel introduces its highly anticipated first-ever feature-length global skateboarding video, PROPELLER. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Greg Hunt and fe...
Wet Dream: A Skateboard Tale
It combines daring stunts, underwater photography and a bold visual style. It's an homage to everything we love about skateboarding. The film follows a day in the life of Gino Iannucci and his friends...
We Are Skateboarders
We Are Skateboarders is a 'as real as it gets' documentation of the soul of skateboarding, and how some of the legendary skateboarders feel its soul has changed over the years. Since the mainstream ha...
Hardflip follows the story of Caleb (Randy Wayne) a young skater whose ill mother (Rosanna Arquette) and absent father (John Schneider) leave him reaching for the only hope he has...becoming a sponsor...
Bones Brigade: An Autobiography
When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too, as they evolved from outsiders to the most influential athlete...
D.O.P.E. - Death Or Prison Eventually
The legendary skateboarders are depicted as they achieve world wide fame and then fall into the world of drug addiction and crime. People are warned about drug experimentation in the documentary. Ther...
Pray for Me - The Jason Jessee Film
'Pray For Me, Jason Jessee' is a documentary stunt ride with legendary former skateboard pro, custom chopper builder, and full-time lowrider Jason Jessee. Jason's family, friends (many of whom are liv...
Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi
For stylish airs, no one came close to Christian Hosoi. At his peak in the mid-80s he was the "rock star" of skating, pulling down money that rivaled Tony Hawk's paycheck. Innovating crazy vertical ma...
Blind: What If?
Blind Skateboard's 2nd video since the release of the 1991 film "Video Days"
Who Cares: The Duane Peters Story
Then there was Duane. The Duane Peters life story video, "Who Cares?" presented by Red Kross Skateboards a division of Black Label. Stabbed, beaten, broken, and bloodied, Duane Peters has definately p...
Streetstyle in Tempe
The NSA Pro-Streetstyle Skateboard Competition was held in October of 1986.
They are more interested in having fun on their boards than in getting into trouble. The Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks at the locals at Venice Beach. Tommy's brother-in-law is dating Tom...
The NSA Chicago Blow-Out contest video included footage of Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Monty Nolder, Micke Alba, Ken Park, Mark Rogowski, Christian Hosoi, Kevin Staab, Mike McGill, Rod...