Jeff Grosso: One year later

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Los Angeles Times

پیش 12 روز

Jeff Grosso died one year ago. Members of the skateboarding community who knew him well - Christian Hosoi, Lizzie Armanto and Jim Gray - reflect on his legacy and how he changed the sport forever.
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Kae Keomany
Kae Keomany پیش 2 ساعت
GOAT! Now go out & Sk8!
Zenph
Zenph پیش 8 ساعت
GROSSO FOREVER
Tori Hornick
Tori Hornick پیش 2 روز
I think it’s dope cause the love letters are also Jeff’s way of showing his son how to skate even though he’s gone cause Oliver loves thrashing too
Bitsof Bytes
Bitsof Bytes پیش 4 روز
Sure was not maga". . RIPwr punk rock is anarchist roots of... No gods no masters races . /// F ar L eft. Mf rottenhaus from Kenosha Sidenote. First real setup was Grosso, white deck. Black demon graphic. Nissan LEAF saved me TONs n tunz of grief.. Jeff wouldn't pass up the raw power of this thing...and no gas. Half ..now 70% cheaper than gas. Cyaaa
cedars of lebanon
cedars of lebanon پیش 5 روز
Gnarly slam. Laffs it off! Beast mode.
Adam Schnellenbach
Adam Schnellenbach پیش 5 روز
REST IN POWER
Running Time Labs
Running Time Labs پیش 5 روز
I knew there will be new age type of emo music on it.
Satanicuslupis
Satanicuslupis پیش 5 روز
I think that Hosoi is so used to talking about himself being a skating celebrity that he couldn't help but talk about himself more than about Jeff. Everyone else was mostly about Jeff. "I'm a miracle" -- Christian Hosoi, trying to talk about someone other than himself. R.I.P. Jeff Grosso
I NC
I NC پیش 6 روز
Not clear if this is about Grosso o Hosoi.... I, I, I, I, me, me, me, me
Lee Wollenschlaeger
Lee Wollenschlaeger پیش 6 روز
He truly is missed. What a legend!
lilppblunt
lilppblunt پیش 7 روز
When people pass away too early it's always tragic, but I'm glad I got to experience Grosso while he was here. He was one of those people the universe put here to exude 1000 % of his energy on something he truly loved. Undoubtedly he made his mark on the world and I'm at least thankful we have some of that captured on video to relive.
Ivanovich Svidrigailov
Ivanovich Svidrigailov پیش 7 روز
After al these year Hosoi is still pure style.
asliceofry
asliceofry پیش 7 روز
Grosso Forever miss the big curmudgeon
mstals88
mstals88 پیش 7 روز
Thanks Grosso
futurevintage1
futurevintage1 پیش 7 روز
these are my people
TheMorganMonroeShow
TheMorganMonroeShow پیش 7 روز
Yes indeed...
THE REAL KING FRANCES
THE REAL KING FRANCES پیش 7 روز
Rest easy Jeff. You will always be with us in spirit. 🙏🏼🐺⚔️
Kkidzz
Kkidzz پیش 7 روز
Keep your ‘God’ out of if it..... the hypocrisy is deafening.
91750fast
91750fast پیش 8 روز
RIP legend.
It burns When i P.
It burns When i P. پیش 8 روز
Not long enough...thanks for sharing.
Emerson Wozniak
Emerson Wozniak پیش 8 روز
I had a dream about Grosso the other night. Jeff, his son Oliver, and me were shredding this bowl and both of them were killing it. I was getting psyched off of him and he was getting psyched off of me. It was a very feel good dream. I've never met Jeff but that somehow made me feel closer to him. RIP GROSSO ✊
mark ackerson
mark ackerson پیش 8 روز
RIP
EndtheDrugWarToday.com
EndtheDrugWarToday.com پیش 8 روز
Grosso Sucks!!!
Tantrik Art
Tantrik Art پیش 8 روز
I've ridden a Jeff Grosso's board in the middle of the 80's (a Santa Cruz deck).. Always love this guy !
stuart liddle
stuart liddle پیش 8 روز
I really miss Jeff Grosso... RIP.
sendlove
sendlove پیش 8 روز
the slam at the end man. Can’t help but cry. We miss you
Chris Davis
Chris Davis پیش 8 روز
We miss you brother
Zac Fabian
Zac Fabian پیش 8 روز
Fly high Jeff!!!!💯
Obsidian Monolith
Obsidian Monolith پیش 8 روز
RIP to a true legend. May his son keep the flame alive!!! 🙏🏽
ShadowX011
ShadowX011 پیش 8 روز
That girl skater is so adorable. Not hitting on her here I am gay but still she is cute. 🥰
slimeballz
slimeballz پیش 8 روز
Here is to Loveletters, and those who take time to write them..... Salute from Skåne sweden.
leekthomas737
leekthomas737 پیش 9 روز
Wow, Hosoi managed to find a way to make it about him!
Anacott Steel
Anacott Steel پیش 9 روز
I can’t believe it’s already been a year.
cripmeister
cripmeister پیش 9 روز
Hosoi looks oooold man, which means I am old too dammit!
casey stringham
casey stringham پیش 9 روز
after 20 years i can still feel the vibration of the board coming through my feet. I found loveletters about two years ago and fell in love with skating all over again. Life took me away from skating but on the one year anniversary of his passing I purchased a skateboard. it felt like home after a long vacation. thanks Grosso
Jah Eerie
Jah Eerie پیش 9 روز
Mothra was one of a kind & he'll never be forgotten. 100% Skateboarder.
sadhvacman
sadhvacman پیش 9 روز
We will never stop missing Jeff. You could tell that slam hurt. But Jeff’s like, f that, I’m not showing it on this one.
Padraig Harrison
Padraig Harrison پیش 9 روز
Praise
Goldy G
Goldy G پیش 9 روز
Grosso created a modern art masterpiece with the Love Letters. RIP Homie, you did it...Now Go Skate!!!!
Jay Fuller
Jay Fuller پیش 9 روز
Love letters was responsible for me getting back on a skateboard in my 40's. Thank you Jeff.
Ryan Rhodes
Ryan Rhodes پیش 9 روز
Sweet sauce
Justin B.
Justin B. پیش 9 روز
Rest In Peace Mr. Grosso 😭
Emeraldforest
Emeraldforest پیش 10 روز
I hope his family can take some comfort from how many people he touched. His positive, honest opinion is sorely missed. Thanks Jeff, for putting into words how so many of us feel about our “little wooden toy”. RIP man!
Michele Minardi
Michele Minardi پیش 10 روز
That last clip.
Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan پیش 10 روز
Don’t believe a word Hosoi says, he seriously makes me sick listening to his lies. Junkies will say anything to convince themselves and anyone else of their importance. Let’s be real here people, Grosso and Hosoi were prime examples of why not to be a professional skateboarder, just sad really that two such great talents were taken down by addiction, but honesty I think Hosoi is the iconic image of failure as a human, some of you know what I’m talking about, most will ignore the seedy truth about these “heroes”. I could tell you horrible stories about Hosoi, but everyone would just be butt hurt , the truth is often painful.
Heroic Squirrel
Heroic Squirrel پیش 9 روز
Hosoi seems honest and has turned his life round, what is the truth?
gorbott
gorbott پیش 10 روز
Grosso RULES. Still tear up about it. Can't believe its been a year :_(
James
James پیش 10 روز
I remember learning the news on this day a year ago and thinking it was a joke. I miss his energy
max spiomer
max spiomer پیش 10 روز
why will hosoi not talking ab himself. rip grosso !!!!
ricardoaap
ricardoaap پیش 10 روز
miss you Jake
Ben Anderson
Ben Anderson پیش 10 روز
We miss you grosso
Krypto The Superdawg
Krypto The Superdawg پیش 10 روز
3:41 Dude in the backgorund csaually trying a impossible flamingo to tail kind a thing.
Quezlark
Quezlark پیش 10 روز
RIP Grosso. You passed the passion onto the next generation. I hope you've found peace brother.
WolfWould
WolfWould پیش 10 روز
GROSSO FOREVER Met Hosoi last year and he was cool AF to us! Keep shredding Holmes!
idmhead0
idmhead0 پیش 10 روز
I like Grosso, but, there were some things he said he did in his Nine Club interview that make me question why people hold him in such high regard. Like rolling a passed out friend up in a carpet and throwing him out a second story window and wrecking a woman's apartment. He was laughing about it. OK, so, he was on drugs at the time. He didn't seem to regret what he did. So, as far as that goes, he seemed like a sh...y person.
Riley Burnsworth
Riley Burnsworth پیش 10 روز
🤘Grosso forever🤘
ben h
ben h پیش 10 روز
ive been in skating 25 years and the thing nobody talks about is how he was keeping the actual cultural flame lit for skating. there is no magazine or brand or company that archives and makes available the stories, legends, key moments, true inventors of tricks, importance of board graphics, philosophies, ECT for people to consume and learn from. the new generations were learning from Love Letters and now that grosso is gone there isnt anyone teaching anyone much of anything. skating is mostly about fashion and materialism now and Jeff was the only one calling people out for being that way
FORANWFS
FORANWFS پیش 8 روز
Church ! Tell em! Tell em
MOBBY
MOBBY پیش 10 روز
I needed this today! Love you jeff
Tito Herrera
Tito Herrera پیش 10 روز
Respect!
mchepen
mchepen پیش 10 روز
Grosso means big in italian if im not mistaken. If not, it should.
Larry Lamonts
Larry Lamonts پیش 10 روز
Can't believe it's already been a year. He truly was a gift to skating with his love letters. He reminded us why skateboarding is great and was all about it being inclusive for everyone. Wish the best for his kid
surwompa13
surwompa13 پیش 10 روز
Get off the couch and Go Get It !
Cisco Ciriano
Cisco Ciriano پیش 10 روز
long live the gross man
James Rutland
James Rutland پیش 10 روز
GROSSO
Corey
Corey پیش 10 روز
A year? Already? Oh my..
McKinley Richard
McKinley Richard پیش 10 روز
I never met the man, but one year later and his absence is still felt. Drugs suck.
Brian Kirkland
Brian Kirkland پیش 10 روز
Legends Never Die!🔥 R.I.P. Grosso 🤙🏼🔥🔥🔥
RevJenkins13
RevJenkins13 پیش 10 روز
Still a giant hole in skateboarding... It sucks he is gone, even a year later.
SAME
SAME پیش 10 روز
Respect.
Sam Nelson
Sam Nelson پیش 10 روز
We all miss you Jeff 🙏❤️🛹
SICBOY79
SICBOY79 پیش 10 روز
Jeff has definitely touched a lot of people in Skateboarding
ejb
ejb پیش 10 روز
I can't believe its been a year already. If I could still do handplants, I would do one in your honor. RIP Grosso.
The OZAR
The OZAR پیش 11 روز
Weird to see this on LA TIMES
plasticpimps
plasticpimps پیش 11 روز
biden isn't getting views. But Grosso does.
Yt__pito
Yt__pito پیش 11 روز
Just get right back up.
pux1G
pux1G پیش 11 روز
respect holmes
Desmond Jake
Desmond Jake پیش 11 روز
1 person is a kook
Episode Beats
Episode Beats پیش 10 روز
Probably not feeling the blue & purple hair
Nitro junkie
Nitro junkie پیش 11 روز
Speaking for the ambassador himself.....go skate fuckers!!!!
geezer
geezer پیش 11 روز
Loveletters :(
Nasty Noles
Nasty Noles پیش 11 روز
LEGENDS NEVER DIE BABY!
UNTAPPED CHICAGO
UNTAPPED CHICAGO پیش 11 روز
🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤
Clown Conspirator
Clown Conspirator پیش 11 روز
I'll skate for Grosso today
Benjamin Compson
Benjamin Compson پیش 11 روز
Met Grosso years ago when he stopped by Lucero's house. Just the nicest upbeat dude. Even bitching about stuff, it was with a smile. Just a great personality. I can't claim to have "known" him, but my few little interactions left my hoping that we'd hang out again. Such a bummer, but such an impact. His Love Letters saved so much history that was in danger of fading away.
Austin Danquer
Austin Danquer پیش 11 روز
Still can’t believe it
stephen fernald
stephen fernald پیش 11 روز
Respect. His Loveletters got me back into skating after a fifty year hiatus.
Tonatiuh Esquivel
Tonatiuh Esquivel پیش 11 روز
Go skateboard
Sognar
Sognar پیش 11 روز
go skate
Ron Mexico
Ron Mexico پیش 11 روز
huge loss
JonBonDonegan
JonBonDonegan پیش 11 روز
❤️
Carl Warren
Carl Warren پیش 11 روز
respect RIP Grosso off to skate,peace
Paul Koops
Paul Koops پیش 11 روز
✌✌❤🌈
Cas Clay
Cas Clay پیش 11 روز
Grosso forever. That rising son interview was touching. Christian and Grosso two of my all time favorites
Kendoddsdad
Kendoddsdad پیش 11 روز
I still miss Grosso
BATTLE_CAT_ADAME
BATTLE_CAT_ADAME پیش 11 روز
Rest in Paradise GROSSO ! You motivated me to pick up a skateboard again after 20 years thank you Jeff !
Ilya Weissman
Ilya Weissman پیش 11 روز
i want mike pompeo to be governor of california
FoolishSnowboarder
FoolishSnowboarder پیش 11 روز
Legends live with the sport forever!!!
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