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  • Filipe Ortiz

Filipe Ortiz
“Heavy Metal and hard hitting raw street skating are the norm for Curritaba’s Filipe Ortiz.”




Where are you from and where do you live now?

I am from Curitiba Brazil and I live in Curitiba at the moment.


First Board?

Walmart set up.


When did you start skating?

When I was 9 years old. 


What is your go to trick?

fs flip 


What year were you born?



What is your favorite size Blind deck?

8.25 x 32.0


Favorite music?

Heavy metal, death metal , metal core , hip hop , rock n roll.


Favorite artists?

Iron maiden , Pantera , Metallica , Black Sabbath ,Of Mice & Men , BMTH , WBTBWB , Kendrick Lamar , Juicy J , Snoop Dog , SEPULTURA , PROJECT 46, Led Zeppelin, PINK FLOYD , Asking Alexandria , Born of Osiris , Breakdown of Sanity , The Doors , Graveyard ….


Best Movie?

Fire in the Sky


Who do you ride for?

Blind Skateboards , Tensor trucks , ARNETTE , GLOBE , bones wheels, KR3W , Orig Skateshop , Dakine 


What skate video should everyone watch?

Gold Fish and Mouse 





What is the hardest trick for you?

Switch kick flips 


If you could have one Blind team riders trick what would it be and why?

Kevin’s nolie 360 cause they’re so rad and unique. 


What do you do when you’re not skating?

I play drums, I chill with my homies , I like watching movies , going to metal concerts … 


Who is your favorite skater?

Brian Hansen 


Advice to new skaters?

Love it 


Must have food?

At the Taqueria on 4th street in Long Beach CA.


Favorite thing about skateboarding?

The life style. 


Words of wisdom?

Think about your death.

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