John Cardiel


Every generation of skater unanimously agrees the legend known as John Cardiel is the best to ever step on a skateboard. In 1992, John was the 3 ever recipient of Thrasher’s coveted Skater of the Year award, 3 years later he helped start Antihero, one if the most respected and influential brands in history. John’s balls-out, skate-everything mentality sparked legions to become more well-rounded skaters, then in 2001 he made our collective world scream, “All Hail Cardiel,” with his immortal Sight Unseen Transworld part.

Interview

WHAT’S BEEN THE BEST TRIP YOU’VE EVER BEEN ON?

Can't say...they just keep getting better!

FAVORITE VANS RIDER?

Hosoi. 

WHAT TRICK CAN’T YOU DO THAT YOU WISH YOU COULD?

Switch flip to switch backside noseblunt slide.

WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTS/HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SKATING?

Music and track bikes. 

LAST GOOD BOOK YOU READ?

Fuzz One.