All About That Short Guy Behind The Camera

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About That Pocket-Sized Photographer



Full Name: René Ponce (with the accent!)

Nickname: "Flashman" or "VC Flash" (ya know, like the flash on a camera...)

Age: Not telling!

Hometown: Fillmore, CA

Full Time Occupation: IT Administrator

Years of Service Photographing VC Women's Basketball: 14 years (1997-98 to 2010-11)

Hobbies: Playing percussion musical instruments, cycling, and following The Dodgers, USC Trojan football, and most motorsports

Favorite Foods: Mexican, Italian, and good ol' steak and potatoes

Favorite Movies: Remember The Titans, Rudy, A Walk To Remember, Mr. Holland's Opus

Favorite TV Shows: Big Bang Theory, The Office, Sportscenter, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Friends, Seinfeld, Boston Legal

Favorite Musicians/Groups: Joey Peate, 8Stops7, Le Meu Le Purr, Shoemaker Brothers, Army of Freshmen, Babylon Saints, Shaky Feelin', Rey Fresco, Jason Reeves, New Liberty, Kyle Hunt & The King Gypsy, SKICK, Amanda & Travis Marsh

Favorite Songwriters: Chris Cornell (Temple of the Dog, Soundgarden, Audioslave), Evan Sula-Goff (8Stops7), and Joey Peate

Favorite Books: "It's Not About The Bike" and "Every Second Counts", both by Lance Armstrong ; "Ghost Rider", by Neil Peart

Favorite Professional Athletes: Valentino Rossi and Lance Armstrong

Favorite Saying: "Carpe Diem" (seize the day!)

What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up: Still waiting to grow!!


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