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There is only one "The Gonz"

Though there are other Gonzaleses in skating, there is only one "The Gonz."

Updated: September 14, 2010, 12:57 PM ET
By Chris Nieratko

Recently I got an email from a sales rep referring to Globe's David Gonzalez as "The Gonz" or "Gonz." I was shocked and appalled. There is only one Gonz: Mark Gonzales. And he rides for Adidas, not Globe. I don't care if another skater someday goes pro by the name of Mark Gonzales, that skater also will never be The Gonz. Even if The Gonz has a son and names him The Gonz, that son will still fall short of ever being THE Gonz. So I put together a short list of past and present Gonzales' that are ...

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