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Eric Koston Signature Series Frogskins LX - Night Camo/Dark Grey (OO2043-13)

Eric Koston

Action Sports

Where does one begin with Eric Koston? Koston will go down as one of the all-time greats in skateboarding. Since turning pro in 1993, he has seemingly done it all; from X-Games medals to being recognized as one of the best street skaters around, and to this day, he still continues to leave an impact in skateboarding. Always known for being an innovator and influencer within the skateboard community, Koston continues to grow the culture with his online powerhouse, TheBerrics.com, in part...

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