From the arm pit of Southern California Ben is constantly finding new ways to create art through motion...
NAME: Benjamin William Cortez
DATE OF BIRTH: September 27, 1989
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Chino, CA
LOCAL HOOD: Ayala skatepark
PREFERRED MIRAMAR SKATEBOARD: what is Miramar?!
FAVORITE TERRAIN TO SKATE: street
MUSIC: mostly Hip Hop, Alternative, and instrumental.
MOVIES: Forrest Gump, Half Baked, How High.
FAVORITE BEER: hmm .. at the moment i would have to say blue moon
FAVORITE FOOD: fruit .. all kinds.. that shit is BOMB! oh and sushi
FAVORITE BOOK: the tao of wu
WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING IF YOU WEREN'T SKATING: probably play video games or my guitar, and chill with the homies
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: in skateboarding? .. probably the tech guys like Joey Brezynski, Marc Johnson, Daewon
PETS: 3 fat ass cats a hamster and two turtles
FEARS: heights, getting stabbed, and nuclear war
FIRST FIGHT: never been in one .. i guess you could say im a pacifist
LAST FIGHT: ??? are you deaf?
WORST INJURY SKATING: hmm ive had a few .. the worst is probably when i smashed my toe .. that shit hurt like hell
WORDS OF WISDOM: "one only learns how to do by doing"
FUTURE PLANS: hopefully skateboarding my whole life... but if that doesnt work out... i was thinking about stripping