How fast would you progress at skateboarding if you had your very own park built to hone your skills? Just ask Chaz Ortiz, who recently built an indoor pro-level skate facility in Chicago where he is able to work on new tricks for the upcoming Street League season.
Ortiz hopes his new level of commitment in skateboarding will translate to winning contests in 2012. We’ve already seen it pay off for him in Tampa where he finished runner up at the Tampa Pro. And his quest to for the Street League championship will continue in Kansas City on May 18.
Here’s a glimpse at one of his training sessions with a few select friends: