Jerry Hsu

Jerry Hsu Biography

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Date of Birth: December 17, 1981.
Hometown: San Jose, California.
Present Home: Spanky's floor.
Occupation: I hold Spanky's keys.
Sponsors: Emerica, Emerica Gear, enjoi, Royal, Mob, Ricta, Swiss
Marital Status: No one's asked me yet.
Magazine Coverage: Stills, preferably.
Video Coverage: 150 tries, at least.
Internet Coverage: Patrick O'Dell.

How and when did you start skating?
1992. It was a gang initiation thing.

Who were you skating with at first?

What terrain were you riding at first?
Flat ground and a piece of wood with a 2 x 4 under one end.

Who were some early influences on your skating?
The bad, older kids with green hair and 42-inch waist jeans.

Do you enjoy skating in contests?

How could contests be improved?

What is good / bad about being a pro?
Everything's good, nothing's bad.

What do you think of skate videos?
Less blah-blah-blah, more raw-raw-raw.

Which are your favorites?
Barbarians at the Gate.

Do you enjoy shooting video parts?
Oh, its the best!

Do you skate small stuff like curbs and parking bumps?

Why are curbs not allowed in magazines and videos anymore?
They're not allowed anymore?!

When was the last time you saw a curb in a magazine or video? Do you skate vert ramps?
Not really. If I do, it's toward the bottom where its flat.

Do you skate backyard pools?
I don't do pools.

What do you think of public concrete skateparks?
They're a good place to sell shoe packages.

How could they improve the design?
By not letting complete boneheads design them.

Should skateparks copy real street spots like Love Park and EMB?
Yes, but security guards and homeless people should be included in the overall design.

How did you get on Emerica?
Bethany Regan is a close personal friend of mine.

What do you like about Emerica?
They're my bros and they pay for my crystal healing sessions in New Mexico.

Who do you skate with now?

Who are your favorite skaters of all time?
Tino Razo.

What have been the highlights of your skateboarding career?
I was on the BET Network once, I think.

Is there anything in skateboarding you haven't done that you'd like to accomplish?
A reality show and sports drink deal. Duh.

What do you enjoy besides skating?
I enjoy everything besides skating.

What music, art, books have you been enjoying lately?
Religious Literacy by S. Prothero.

What are your future goals?
To floss every night.

Jerry rides for Emerica, Emerica Gear, Enjoi skateboards, Royal trucks, Ricta wheels, Bones Swiss and CCS.

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(47) responses to: Jerry Hsu Biography

  1. sick shoe comin up?

    Zul's Emeritar Zul Posted:
  2. fucking best asian sk8r ever!!!!!!

    justgosk8's Emeritar justgosk8 Posted:
  3. idol

    mongolskater101's Emeritar mongolskater101 Posted:
  4. rice ball... thats fuckin hilarious

    XSKATEX138X's Emeritar XSKATEX138X Posted:
  5. alot of questions.. so many good answers

    bossman's Emeritar bossman Posted:
  6. in japan i went to an interfair and saw some new emerica shoes including jerry hsus which wa sick
    inside sole its got lke a picture of his face with a broken cast thing i dont know some thing around his neck

    Delete Me Please's Emeritar Delete Me Please Posted:
  7. haha was he kidding when he said "reality show and sports drink deal, duh."?

    iridekrooked's Emeritar iridekrooked Posted:
  8. sean sheffey is crazy including his gnarly song!

    Damien Alzidan's Emeritar Damien Alzidan Posted:
  9. Ni-hao jerry, say, have u tried boba?

    thebossbutler's Emeritar thebossbutler Posted:
  10. I love skateboarding

    PAskater's Emeritar PAskater Posted:
  11. you are not the best asian sk8er you are the best
    skater period

    bennieves's Emeritar bennieves Posted:
  12. You are for real the best fucking skater ever!

    murderface2's Emeritar murderface2 Posted:
  13. im asian too and i got an enjoi bro nd sis board man i suck right now

    clkenjoi's Emeritar clkenjoi Posted:
  14. Ur K3wl Skater boI

    swisherseth's Emeritar swisherseth Posted:
  15. Keep's it real.

    mer4l's Emeritar mer4l Posted:
  16. Man, most of the stuff is prob the opposite of what he says :P
    funny dude!

    moman's Emeritar moman Posted:
  17. tight shoes hsu

    bakerskater3's Emeritar bakerskater3 Posted:
  18. u own

    Scuba's Emeritar Scuba Posted:
  19. jerry hsu sucks cock.

    faggot's Emeritar faggot Posted:
  20. hey faggot u suck cock

    toma123's Emeritar toma123 Posted:
  21. aa men why dont you come to mexico well cd.juarez we dont have much skate spots but we really like to skate anywhere

    johnskate's Emeritar johnskate Posted:
  22. this is cool

    emericask8ur's Emeritar emericask8ur Posted:
  23. Hsu shoe rocks

    yakuzateddybear's Emeritar yakuzateddybear Posted:
  24. Hsu in Morocco ^^ yaaa
    come back man with ur Team

    Ayoub from Kenitra city

    1031's Emeritar 1031 Posted:
  25. nothin better then jerry

    enjoime's Emeritar enjoime Posted:
  26. delicious

    groat's Emeritar groat Posted:
  27. Jerry owns !

    Dominik's Emeritar Dominik Posted:
  28. wah-pah!! what the heck is crystal healing sessions?

    ryanskates897's Emeritar ryanskates897 Posted:
  29. when u came to drop 50-50 on the psychedelic branches of the trees here in the Amazon rainforest

    duh \o

    evol's Emeritar evol Posted:
  30. why is he reading such a shit? damn.

    european's Emeritar european Posted:
  31. emerica, enjoi, and ricta

    best stuff out there hahaha

    plus his shoes are the shit,

    hispart in bag of suck was jesus

    anthony!'s Emeritar anthony! Posted:
  32. Haha, nice bro.

    lazyflip's Emeritar lazyflip Posted:
  33. hey can u give me some help on how 2 get spoceard or notice

    dan122's Emeritar dan122 Posted:
  34. man down!

    hsu12's Emeritar hsu12 Posted:
  35. dood u were just in the stoer i worked at. hollywood video till we closed. u rented the fly and fly 2 nice meetin u man ur awsom!

    ondsinn's Emeritar ondsinn Posted:
  36. nice

    javi rodriguez's Emeritar javi rodriguez Posted:
  37. dude ive been flossing every night for bout 6 months!!!

    .'s Emeritar . Posted:
  38. duude i saw you today man. by sjsu. you went into the photoshop and i was eating my hawaiian bbq outside with my friends. you walked like 1 foot in front of me. damn i shoulda asked for a picture. fuuuuck. haha.

    kennnnnnny's Emeritar kennnnnnny Posted:

    kool's Emeritar kool Posted:
  40. ())____Crayola____(()>

    zeal123's Emeritar zeal123 Posted:
  41. You're cool.

    Emerica808's Emeritar Emerica808 Posted:
  42. ur col jerry

    psychosis's Emeritar psychosis Posted:
  43. wat up hsu your the best.i saw the epicly later'd 2
    that mask was cool.

    kobie's Emeritar kobie Posted:
  44. haha hsu :) you're awesome bro

    mariahemerica's Emeritar mariahemerica Posted:
  45. [$(500)$]
    money muthuphukka

    kobie's Emeritar kobie Posted:

    chase23508's Emeritar chase23508 Posted:
  47. amazing bro!

    levi14moore's Emeritar levi14moore Posted:

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