Chris Cole – Thrasher Magazine and Transworld Skateboarding 2009 Skater of the Year
Chris Cole once again was hailed as Skater of the Year by Thrasher Magazine and Transworld Skateboarding. Chris Cole, a professional skateboarder who currently lives in California and gained massive attention through hard fliping the staircase at Wallenberg High School in San Francisco is not new in the spotlight of the world of skateboarding. He received his first Thrasher Magazine’s coveted award for Skater of the Year in 2005.
Chris Cole had been garnering major skateboarding award for the past decade. He got 3 gold medals in Summer X Games in the year 2006 and 2007 and a bronze in 2005. He and his team also won Thrasher Magazine’s King of the Road contest three times in a row and other major awards like Back to the Berg and the Maloof Money Cup.
Aside from a long list of awards and citations, Chris Cole also appeared in the skateboarding video games Skate, Skate 2, and Skate 3.
Chris Cole is also an entrepreneur, co-owning Reign Skate Shop and having major labels as sponsors like Zero, Fallen, Thunder, Spitfire wheels, Mob Grip, Monster Energy, Cult, and Reign skate shop.
The title of Skater of the Year is a much awaited award by Thrasher magazine. The awarding was started in 1990 and is considered as one of the most highly respected awards in pro skateboarding. The title is given to the skater who has garnered the most votes from Thrasher’s readers. Chris Cole and Danny Way are the only skaters to ever receive Skater Of The Year twice. Another notable winner is Tony Hawk, the first Thrasher Magazine Skater of the Year in 1999. You can learn more about Chris Cole on his website; if you are a skater and want your own website, try using a GoDaddy Promo Code to get a cheap domain.