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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Director
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
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Salman Agah
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Tony Alva
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Rick Blackhart
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Neil Blender
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Myles Breiner
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Eric 'Tuma' Britton
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Bob Burnquist
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Steve Caballero
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Barrett Deck
Self - Artist (as Barrett 'Chicken' Deck) Self - Artist (as Barrett 'Chicken' Deck)   See fewer
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Eric Dressen
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Dave Duncan
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Herbie Fletcher
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Ray Flores
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Pierre-Luc Gagnon
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Jim Ganzer
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Eric Garber
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Brad Gerlach
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Jeff Grosso
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Hartwell
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Omar Hassan
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Tony Hawk
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Ivan Hosoi
Self - Christian's Father Self - Christian's Father   See fewer
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Jennifer Hosoi
Self - Christian's Wife Self - Christian's Wife   See fewer
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Rhythm Hosoi
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Eric Ian
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Bo Ikeda
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Lester Kasai
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Natas Kaupas
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Johnee Kopp
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Shogo Kubo
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Danny Kwock
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Allen Losi
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John Lucero
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Tony Magnusson
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Jesse Martinez
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Andy McDonald
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Mike McGill
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Bonnie Mitchell
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Lance Mountain
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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
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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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Louanna Rawls
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Eddie Reategui
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Mark 'Gator' Rogowski
Self - Pro Skater (archive footage) (as Mark 'Gator' Ragowski) Self - Pro Skater (archive footage) (as Mark 'Gator' Ragowski)   See fewer
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Kealoha Rosecrans
Self - Pro Skater (as Kele Rosecrans) Self - Pro Skater (as Kele Rosecrans)   See fewer
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Kelly Slater
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Craig Stecyk
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Joey Tershay
Self - Independent Trucks Self - Independent Trucks   See fewer
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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
Self - Friend Self - Friend   See fewer
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