John Cardiel was born Dec 14, 1973 in San Jose, USA. 
He also lived in Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Campbell, Utah, Half Moon Bay and Grass Valley. Snowboarding
19?? - ????: Santa Cruz SnowboardsSkateboarding
He started skateboarding in the second grade, while living in Half Moon Bay. After seing some people skating by, he got to try a board for the first time. A couple months later he got a Santa Cruz skateboard from his mother. 
His stance is goofy.Contests
His first sponsor was Dogtown Skateboards. 
199? - 19??: Dogtown Skateboards
199? - 19??: Venture Trucks
199? - 19??: Spitfire Wheels
19?? - 19??: Black Label Skateboards
1995 - ????: Anti-Hero Skateboards1997
- ????: Emerica
???? - ????: Independent Trucks
???? - ????: Freshjive
???? - ????: VansMovies
2001: Sight Unseen
1993: Virtual Reality
2000: Grind SessionAwards
1992: Transworld Skater of the YearAccident
In 2003 John Cardiel was seriously injured while on an Anti Hero tour in Australia. Doctors expected he would never walk again, but he has since been able to both walk and cruise on a skateboard. Bikes
Since the accident John Cardiel has been into street fixed-gear cycling, that he credits as a key factor of his recovery. Sources
Below are the sources referenced in the article. Go to the John Cardial articles
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1] John Cardiel Juice Interview
2] John Cardiel Grind TV Interview
3] John Cardiel Playboard Interview
4] John Cardiel LA Spine Interview
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