Guitar Champions

Meet Ben Arment and Wes Gow , co-founders of Guitar Champions; a unique way to learn the guitar while building character, encouraging confidence and fostering community.

Do you have a nickname? What is it?
B: I don’t have a nickname.
W: No nickname.

What is one food that you will not eat?
B: Sushi – I can’t do it.
W: Wasabi

What was your favorite movie?
B: No Country for Old Men
W: The Sandlot

If someone was to give you a gift (money’s no object) what would you want?
B: Traveling in Europe.
W: More guitars.

What is your biggest fear?
B: Messing up on live radio.
W: Spiders evolving to fly.

What is the one quality you admire most in others?
B: Responsiveness – we are living in a day and age where people don’t get back to each other.
W: Some kind of sense of authenticity – a person who knows who they are.

Where is the next place you want to visit?
B: I want to take my family to London.
W: Pacific Northwest – I am dying to spend time out there.

If you had to pick one place in town to take a tourist, where would it be?
B: I typically take them to the oceanfront because that is our claim to fame, but downtown Norfolk has a lot to offer too.
W: I would say Steinhilber’s.

Describe your perfect day off.
B: A day trip road trip to Charlottesville and back.
W: Our little getaway is Williamsburg.

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