James Chris Cole
(born March 10, 1982 in Statesville
, North Carolina
) is a professional skateboarder
. He grew up in Langhorne, Pennsylvania
, but now lives in San Marcos, California
with his wife and children. His stance is regular.
Cole has recently been in the spotlight because he received Thrasher Magazine
's Skater of the Year award once in 2005, and once again in 2009. Notably, he has appeared in the skateboarding video games Skate
, Skate 2
, and Skate 3
. He gained attention subsequent to him executing a 360 flip down the staircase at Wallenberg High School in San Francisco
, California. Cole also performed a backside 360 kickflip down the Carlsbad gap located in Carlsbad, California
. His team won Thrasher Magazine
's King of the Road contest three times in a row, and he won the gold medal at the X Games
two times in a row, He has also received the title 'Reader's Choice' from Transworld Skateboarding
. He came first place in Battle at the Berrics 2
. Formerly on the G-Spot Skate and Snow team, he is now co-owner of Reign Skate Shop. Chris has also won the most recent three dates of Maloof Money Cup.
He is also an avid BMX
rider and co-owns Cult, a bike company.
Companies currently sponsoring him include Zero
, DC Shoes
, Thunder, Spitfire wheels, Mob Grip, Monster Energy, Cult, Omit,... Read More