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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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    Posted 6 months ago by Chasen Marshall

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    Posted 6 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Everyone had the same canvas on which to work. Many were critical of the Halfpipe conditions in Sochi, but that didn’t seem to bother Ayumu Hirano. As the sport has come to expect from the 15-year-old Japanese wunderkind, his amplitude was greater and his tricks more technical and stylish. And as a result, he won an Olympic silver medal. His fellow countryman, Taku Hiraoka won the bronze medal.

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    Posted 6 months ago by Chasen Marshall

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