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Koston

Eric Koston

Eric Koston (born April 29, 1975 in Bangkok, Thailand) is a Thai-American professional skateboarder who grew up in San Bernardino, California.

Eric is featured in the video games, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4, Tony Hawk's Underground, Tony Hawk's Underground 2, Skate 2, Skate 3, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD.


CareerEdit

In 1992, Koston first got sponsored by the "101 Team", and moved to Los Angeles, CA. He officially turned pro in 1993 when he joined the "H-Street Team". Koston was most known for his amazing Nollie-based and switch-based skills that seemed impossible during that time. His career has been highlighted by his 1st place in the 2000 Globe World Contest, X Games and Gravity Games, his 1st place win in the 2002 Gravity Games Street, and his 1st place in the 2003 X Games Street Competition, X Games Global Championship and Gravity Games. He was named ESPN Action Sports and Music Awards Skateboarder of the Year in both 2001 & 2002. Koston was in Yeah Right, and Mouse, both a Girl skateboard film, "Fully Flared", a Lakai skateboard film. and "éMenikmati", a éFootwear Film.


Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 characters
Starters: Tony HawkBob BurnquistSteve CaballeroKareem CampbellRune GlifbergEric KostonBucky LasekRodney MullenChad MuskaAndrew ReynoldsGeoff RowleyElissa SteamerJamie Thomas

Unlockable: Officer DickPrivate CarreraSpider-Man

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 characters
Starters: Tony HawkSteve CaballeroKareem CampbellRune GlifbergEric KostonBucky LasekBam MargeraRodney MullenChad MuskaAndrew ReynoldsGeoff RowleyElissa SteamerJamie Thomas

Unlockable: Darth MaulWolverineOfficer DickPrivate CarreraOllie the Magic BumKelly SlaterDemonessNeversoft EyeballDoom Guy (PC only) • X-Ray (Xbox only)

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 characters
Starters: Tony HawkBob BurnquistSteve CaballeroKareem CampbellRune GlifbergEric KostonBucky LasekBam MargeraRodney MullenChad MuskaAndrew ReynoldsGeoff RowleyElissa SteamerJamie Thomas

Unlockable: EddieJango FettMike VallelyDaisy

Tony Hawk's Underground characters
Starters: Tony HawkBob BurnquistSteve CaballeroKareem CampbellRune GlifbergEric KostonBucky LasekBam MargeraRodney MullenChad MuskaAndrew ReynoldsPaul RodriguezGeoff RowleyArto SaariElissa SteamerJamie ThomasMike Vallely

Unlockable: Gene SimmonsIron ManT.H.U.D.


Notable Pedestrians: Eric SparrowStacy PeraltaDJ QbertPaul StanleyPeter CrissAce Frehley

Tony Hawk's Underground 2 characters
Starters: Tony HawkBob BurnquistEric KostonBam MargeraRodney MullenChad MuskaMike Vallely

Unlockable: Ryan ShecklerWee ManBen FranklinBull FighterGraffiti TaggerShrimp VendorJesterShrekC.O.D. Soldier


Notable Pedestrians: The HandJesse JamesNatas KaupasPhil MargeraSteve-ONigel BeaverhausenPaulie RyanEric SparrowAborigineBigfootCut ChemistVoodoo DoctorNick