Skate Legend


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John Cardiel has always had a thirst for life. His raw energy, speed, and ability to skate everything command attention. In 1992, Thrasher magazine named him "Skater of the Year.” Over the next decade, he charged harder than ever. And while an accident in 2004 led doctors to believe he would never walk again, John proudly came to prove them wrong. Today, you're likely to find Cardiel skating the streets or exploring them on a fixed gear bike. His skills"and spirit"continue to impress. As part of the Vans Legends Collection by Stance, the Cardiel 2 celebrates a man worthy of respect. Crafted from premium combed cotton, the sock features a reinforced heel and toe for an especially smooth ride. Mesh vents keep feet cool while an elastic arch and deep heel pocket hug the contours of your feet. And as a nod to Anti-Hero"which John has backed since its inception"the Cardiel 2 sports the classic eagle that has become synonymous with the brand. Embrace life head on with Stance's Cardiel 2.

Product Care
  • Machine Wash in 40 °C / 104 °F.
  • Avoid Bleaching or Ironing the socks.
  • Socks will last longer if you keep them out of the dryer.