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Oh, to be young and 'unbreakable'

Teenage skateboarder Chaz Ortiz has it all: youth, wealth and loads of talent

Originally Published: September 16, 2009
By Mary Buckheit | ESPN.com

I last scored a minute with Chaz Ortiz in Portland, Ore. It was mid-August and he was sweating through a red T-shirt, busy autographing a stack of skateboard decks that stood about as tall as his 5-foot-4-inch frame. The back of Ortiz's T-shirt read simply 'UNBREAKABLE,' which couldn't sum up the soaring status of the 15-year-old more succinctly.

He seems to win skateboard comps in his sleep.

That night, Ortiz -- wide awake -- stomped the whole school of skaters again, ...

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