Posted almost 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Over the next six weeks the acclaimed webisode series Epicly Later’d from Vice Magazine will feature one of the best, and most guarded, street skaters of all time: Oakley’s own Eric Koston.

  • Eric Koston and Oakley Launch the EK Collection in NYC

    Eric Koston

    Posted almost 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Although legitimate influencers are found few and far between, Eric Koston has steadily earned that title throughout his prolific skateboarding career. Aside from capturing titles and winning awards in almost every major competition, the celebrated skater has played a key role in the progress of skateboard footwear and apparel with an extensive list of top brands that now includes Oakley with the launch of his first EK EYEWEAR COLLECTION. Not only has Koston’s influence transcended skateboarding and encompassed all of action sports, but he has also paved the way for a younger generation of skaters, artists, fashion forward thinkers and the culture of skateboarding.

Eric Koston



Date of Birth:
April 29, 1975
San Bernardino, Calif.
Girl, Nike SB, Oakley, Fourstar, Independent, Spitfire, Diamond, The Berrics, Jessup, Skullcandy
Being Eric Koston, Hashtagging

Career Highlights

    • 6x Summer X Games Medalist in Park, Street and Best Trick (2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze)
    • Featured in the Popular Video Game Series "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater"
    • Appeared in nearly two dozen film and television projects
    • 2007: 1st, Tampa Pro Street
    • 2002: 1st, Gravity Games Street
    • 2002: 1st, Tampa Pro Street
    • 2000: 1st, Gravity Games Street