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Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi (2006)

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98 min | Documentary, Sport

The rise, fall, and rebirth of Christian Hosoi, the young man who helped skateboarding re-emerge as a major cultural influence in the 1980s. The inventive skater and businessman was incarcerated in 2000 for trafficking controlled ...See moreThe rise, fall, and rebirth of Christian Hosoi, the young man who helped skateboarding re-emerge as a major cultural influence in the 1980s. The inventive skater and businessman was incarcerated in 2000 for trafficking controlled substances across state lines, and since his parole in 2004, the Born-Again Christian has dedicated his life to being a good father and positive influence on the sport. Written by Anonymous See less
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Cesario Block Montano (as Cesario 'Block' Montano)
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Updated Apr 7, 2006

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Apr 7, 2006 (United States)

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Dennis Hopper
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Jay Adams
Himself - Zephyr Team Himself - Zephyr Team   See fewer
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Salman Agah
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Micke Alba
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Tony Alva
Himself - Zephyr Team Himself - Zephyr Team   See fewer
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David Arquette
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Rick Blackhart
Himself - Independent Trucks (archive footage) Himself - Independent Trucks (archive footage)   See fewer
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Neil Blender
Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage) Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage)   See fewer
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Myles Breiner
Himself - Lawyer Himself - Lawyer   See fewer
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Eric 'Tuma' Britton
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Bob Burnquist
Himself - Pro Skater (as Bob Bernquist) Himself - Pro Skater (as Bob Bernquist)   See fewer
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Steve Caballero
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Kareem Campbell
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Don Cassel
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Barrett Deck
Himself - Artist (as Barrett 'Chicken' Deck) Himself - Artist (as Barrett 'Chicken' Deck)   See fewer
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Sandro Dias
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Eric Dressen
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Dave Duncan
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Herbie Fletcher
Himself - Surfer Himself - Surfer   See fewer
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Ray Flores
Himself - Skateboard Historian Himself - Skateboard Historian   See fewer
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Grant Fukuda
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Pierre-Luc Gagnon
Himself - Pro Skater (as Pierre Luc Gagnon) Himself - Pro Skater (as Pierre Luc Gagnon)   See fewer
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Jim Ganzer
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Eric Garber
Himself - Pro Skater (as Eric 'Littleman' Garber) Himself - Pro Skater (as Eric 'Littleman' Garber)   See fewer
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Brad Gerlach
Himself - Surfer Himself - Surfer   See fewer
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Jeff Grosso
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Hartwell
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Omar Hassan
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Tony Hawk
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Christian Hosoi
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Ivan Hosoi
Himself - Christian's Father Himself - Christian's Father   See fewer
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Jennifer Hosoi
Herself - Christian's Wife Herself - Christian's Wife   See fewer
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Rhythm Hosoi
Himself - Christian's Son Himself - Christian's Son   See fewer
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Eric Ian
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Bo Ikeda
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Lester Kasai
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Natas Kaupas
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Johnee Kopp
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Eric Koston
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Shogo Kubo
Himself - Zephyr Team Himself - Zephyr Team   See fewer
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Danny Kwock
Himself - Quicksilver Himself - Quicksilver   See fewer
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Jason Lee
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Allen Losi
Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage) (as Alan Losi) Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage) (as Alan Losi)   See fewer
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John Lucero
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Tony Magnusson
Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage) Himself - Pro Skater (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jesse Martinez
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Andy McDonald
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Mike McGill
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Colin McKay
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Bonnie Mitchell
Herself - Christian's Mother Herself - Christian's Mother   See fewer
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Lance Mountain
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Jim Muir
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Aaron Murray
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Chad Muska
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Pat Ngoho
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Monty Nolder
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Richard Novac
Himself - Santa Cruz Skateboards Himself - Santa Cruz Skateboards   See fewer
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Javier Nunez
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Mark Oblow
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Steve Olson
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Scott Oster
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Chris Pastras
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Brian Patch
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Max Perlich
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jeff Phillips
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Louanna Rawls
Herself - Stylist Herself - Stylist   See fewer
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Eddie Reategui
Himself - Pro Skater Himself - Pro Skater   See fewer
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
Themselves (archive footage) (as The Red Hot Chili Peppers) Themselves (archive footage) (as The Red Hot Chili Peppers)   See fewer
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Mickey Reyes
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Josh Richman
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Mark 'Gator' Rogowski
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Kealoha Rosecrans
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Rob Roskopp
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Robert Rusler
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Pauly Shore
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Kelly Slater
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Craig Stecyk
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Joey Tershay
Himself - Independent Trucks Himself - Independent Trucks   See fewer
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Kevin Thatcher
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Tony Trujillo
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Sergie Ventura
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Fausto Vitello
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Danny Way
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Gary S. Wong
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Simon Yaibling
Himself - Friend Himself - Friend   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 498 votes