Friday, August 17, 2007
Who is Chris Cole?
Chris Cole (born March 10, 1982 in Statesville, North Carolina), is a professional skateboarder. Cole currently resides in Levittown, Pennsylvania, along with his wife and his new born son Wyett.
Chris Cole is known for his punk style and theme, even when he is skating. He is a committed member of the Zero Skateboards team and the Fallen Footwear team, along side with Jamie Thomas.
He has the recent notable achievement of tre-flipping (360 flip) the Wallenberg four (a set of four very large stairs at Wallenberg High School, measuring 6 feet high, and 18 feet long, in San Francisco). Other tricks performed by Cole include, a backside 270 ollie to frontside noseblunt on the now skate-stopped Beverly Hills High School 9 stair rail. He also tuck-knee grabbed down and S/S (switch stance) frontside 180'ed the Hollywood High School 16 stair, S/S frontside flipped,backside 360'd and backside flipped the Love Gap, as well as having backside 360 ollie kickflipped down the Pit big 4 in Australia. Cole is also known for being a religious skateboarder. He thanks "JC" (Jesus Christ) in the most recent Zero video: "New Blood."
In 2006 Cole won X Games XII Gold in Skateboard Park. In 2007 he repeated victory. In 2007 Chris Cole won X Games XIII Street Best Trick, a 360 double flip down 8 stairs[4 flat 4].