10 of the World’s Most Influential Skateboarders

If you're into skateboarding, you'll want to familiarise yourself very well with all of these guys

Throughout the 1990s Eric Koston’s name was instrumental in the evolution and growth of skateboarding. He had a stack of gold-plated video parts, the first of which was a 7-minute section in H Street’s ‘Next’ that sent shockwaves through the skateboarding world. He won more than a handful of X-Games gold medals and did for street skating what Tony Hawk did for vert. And, like Hawk, his influence has gone far beyond just his skating.

He  co-owns Fourstar Clothing and the skatepark “The Philo-Thai Centre”, as well as co-founding the skatepark and multimedia platform website The Berrics (

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