Kazu. The guy who gave X Games halfpipe judges the finger. The guy who cut off his dreads and presented them to his wife. He's just one of a kind.
The two-time Olympian, two-time US Open winner ditches the park for powder in Capita's Defenders of Awesome 2. The Japanese rider gave up competition to coach up-and-coming talent on his national team. This full part gives us a rare look at Kokubo's explosive style as he spins off cliffs, cornices, pillows, and, well, really anything he can find. It's a style that will be unmatched for years to come.