Forbes’ Reporter Michael Ozanian sits down with pro skateboarder and Zoo York spokesperson, Chaz Ortiz.
By Ian Michna
While most of Chaz Ortiz’s peers are anxiously waiting to go to college this 18 year old is taking a bit of a different route with his summer: releasing his very own skate part for Zoo York and competing in the most competitive and prestigious skate contests in the world. The recent high school grad has anything but a “normal” life, with Gatorade stacked to the ceiling, a private skatepark, free plane tickets and the freedom to skate all day, every day. Literally growing up on demos and tours and having been raised on televised contests his entire life, it’s not unusual for him to run into fans or be recognized when he leaves his house. ESPN called Ortiz to talk about his new online part from Zoo York, Street League and the perks of being one of the youngest and most recognizable skateboarders in the world…Read complete article on ESPN