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Chris Haslam (born December 19th, 1980) is a Canadian professional skateboarder, originally from Ontario who now resides in Richmond, BC.
Haslam started skating in 1994 while living with his parents in Singapore, and turned pro in 2004.
His current sponsors are Almost Skateboards, Independent Trucks (Independent Trucks and Clothing), Momentum Wheel Co., IS Designs, Vestal Watches, Dakine, CTI and Globe Shoes.
He is mostly known for doing a wide variety of innovative tricks and is often compared with Daewon Song or Rodney Mullen.
Haslam has been gaining increasing attention and popularity since his part in the Almost: Round Three video. Chris won the Reader's Choice in the the 7th Annual Transworld Skateboarding Awards in 2005. In August of 2006 he was voted the winner of the Vs 411VM competition.  This was a competition where tricks performed by a number of professional skateboarders were voted on by the public. The winners of each heat went on to the next round. He is goofy footed.
In 2006 Haslam and Daewon Song were featured in the Almost video Cheese and Crackers, a video showcasing the pair skating a miniramp. It also features Haslam skating an offroad skateboard.
In April 2007, Haslam had a video part in Momentum Wheels debut video, Un Momentum (por favor), he also was the star of Globe's United By Fate Part 2 mini video in August 2007 and is is a playable character in EA's skateboarding video game skate. for both PS3 and X360.
Despite rumors, Chris Haslam is not a Muslim. Almost: Round Three is a skateboarding video released on DVD in 2004 by Rodney Mullen's skateboard company Almost. It features the third part of the Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song series, the first two of which are included on this DVD as hidden extras. Round Three also features parts by Almost team skaters Chris Haslam, Cooper Wilt, Ryan Sheckler, William Patrick (played by Tyrone Olson and Chris Casey) and Greg Lutzka. Soundtrack Opening - Journey - Any Way You Want It Chris Haslam - The Cardigans - My Favorite Game Cooper Wilt - Franz Ferdinand - Come On Home Ryan Sheckler - The Cure - Why Can't I Be You? Greg Lutzka - Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower William Patrick - The Mr. Move - Ghetto Whomper Rodney Mullen - The Clash - Train in Vain -Teardrop - (Massive Attack) Daewon Song - The Killers - All These Things That I've Done Bryan Priest - Anti Flag - Stars and stripes