Cardinal Skate Co. – Thrasher 5 Panel hats available online!

Thrasher Magazine, skateboarding’s bible, has come out with amazing new Thrasher 5 panel hats in Black and Camo, both available in our online store! The 5 Panels have a classic Thrasher logo patch and a strap back enclosure.  Adjustable to fit most head sizes and in 2 dope colourways…  Support your favorite skateboard magazine and pick up one of these amazing new caps! Thrasher magazine brings you issue after issue of the best skateboard content from the best skateboarders, and also yearly events like the King of the Road (one of my favorite videos to watch every year).  They’ve been in the game for several decades and have set the standard for skateboard magazines around the world.

Cardinal Skate Co. – Now carrying Earthwing Longboards

We are stoked to have Earthwing Longboards available online at Cardinal Skate Co.  We will be adding more Earthwing longboard decks to the site in the upcoming days, so keep checking in for new additions.  The new 2014 Earthwing Supermodel 3D Drop is just one of the decks that you can buy online…  It has been redisigned with tons of new features to make it one of the most versatile downhill/freeride longboard decks on the market.  Made with 8 ply maple, and with a generous amount of concave, and “w” shape construction between your feet, it’s super stiff, and suprisingly light…  We also have the Big Hoopty available, which is designed for the avid freerider, built for drifts and slides, the Big Hoopty can handle up to 180mm trucks, and up to 70mm Wheels…

Cardinal Skate Co. – Shop for Oldschool Decks online!

If you’re looking for re-issue skateboards, Cardinal Skate Co is the place to look online in Canada! We can special order any old school or re-issue skateboards. We’ve started listing some of the boards that are available on our shopping cart and will be listing more in the next couple of days. H-street, Vision skateboards, Schmitt Skateboards, and Powell Skateboards are done of the brands that you will find online. H-Street offers a number of boards that are true to the original shapes, numbered decks, and limited edition runs… Don’t pay rediculous eBay prices, get them from a real skate shop! Head over to our online shop to see what’s up and keep checking in to see more boards being added! Some of the boards available are seen below…

Cardinal Skate Co. -Penny Hosoi Graphic 27" Skateboard

Penny Hosoi graphic Nickel 27″ skateboard is available in very limited quantities, we’re taking orders online only, as we expect that they will be gone sometime in the next 24 hours or so….  If you want one, now’s the time to pick one up! The graphic Penny boards come into Canada in very limited quantities, and we will only be able to get our hands on a couple of them at most…  They’re made with the same high quality injection molded plastic deck, powder coated trucks, and 59mm 78a super soft and grippy wheels, with abec 7 bearings.  Don’t buy into all the imitation “penny style” skateboards that you find online, get the real deal!

Cardinal Skate Co. – Oasis Skateboard Factory Decks instore and online

We are proud to announce that we are carrying the new Oasis Skateboard Factory “Skate Rat” decks, which are available both in store and online – and come in 4 sizes from 7.875 t0 8.25.  Oasis Skateboard Factory and Cardinal Skate Co. have partnered in the past with graphic grip tapes that were hand stenciled by the students at the school, and we’re stoked that they have come out with a deck that was designed by the students…  They are all involved in the marketing and selling of the decks, so show your support for this amazing alternative school that we’re lucky to have in the city of Toronto!

Cardinal Skate Co. – Skateboard Christmas Gift Ideas

Cardinal Skate Co. is in the business of helping all you parents out there figure out what to get your kids for Christmas…  We have you covered!  There’s a ton of new stuff that we’ve put up online specifically for Christmas gifts…  The most popular gift the past 2 years in a row have been the Penny Skateboards…  With all the different colours to choose from, and different sizes available, there’s a Penny skateboard that’s right for everyone!  Choose between 22″ and 27″ in a multitude of different colours!  Check out the availability online now, but don’t wait too long… These things tend to sell out the closer you get to Christmas!

We also have listed (with more coming soon) a ton of pre-assembled complete skateboards for beginner skateboarders… These completes offer you an affordable alternative to the entry level complete skateboards that we normally stock that start at $130…  With options starting at around $90, they’re still a huge step up from what you’ll get at the big box stores…  Honestly, your money is much better spent on something that your kid is going to enjoy using!  Have a look at our selection of pre-assembled skateboard completes for kids and beginner skateboarders online

There’s also a new category that we added to the website just for socks!  If you’re going to get your kid socks for Christmas, they might as well be socks that your kid gets stoked on opening on Christmas morning!  Be sure to keep checking in the upcoming weeks as we’ll be adding tons of other great Christmas gift ideas, and doing the work for you…  Cause lets face it, it’s not easy to know what your teenager is going to like, and having a happy kid on Christmas day is what matters most!  Have a look at some of the socks we have available online, we’ll be adding a ton more in the upcoming days!

Cardinal Skate Co. – Toronto’s skateboard, longboard and roller derby store

This year, our Black Friday sale is running all weekend long!  From November 29th to Monday December 2nd, you can get great deals in store on all in stock merchandise…  No tax on all regular priced merchandise, and up to 70% off selected shoes, hats, pants, tees and sweaters…

Online, we have some great deals on longboards, skateboards, hardgoods, accessories… You can also get free shipping on all orders over $100!!  So come on into the store, or browse our online store get a great deal!

Cardinal Skate Co. – Cyber Monday Sales 20% off everything online!

Today is Cyber Monday! Help us celebrate shopping in the online world by heading over to our online store and getting 20% off everything and anything that we have listed online, and on top of that, FREE SHIPPING to any location in Canada!! Just use the coupon code: cybersal It’s a great opportunity to get some early Christmas shopping done… 20% makes a big difference on that longboard, complete skateboard or any of those large purchases… We’d also like take this opportunity to thank everyone for all the support, and generally the support for small businesses! Small businesses are the lifeblood of every economy, and we’re grateful to be a part of it. Now go buy something!

Delivery Information

Cardinal Skate Co. has been functioning online for over 2 years now, and our sister company has been supplying Roller Derby gear online since 2005.  We know what we’re doing, and we take pride in knowing that we offer some of the best customer service in the business.  You can call our store on our toll free number during regular business hours (and sometimes after hours) with any questions or concerns about your order, and you can always speak to either a skateboarder or a derby girl to have your questions answered by a professionally trained staff who is happy to help you!


We ship with Canada post, and ship using expedited service.  Most packages being delivered within Southern Ontario will arrive within 2 business days, while the rest of the country will get their package in less than 5 business days.  Unless you live in the North West Territorries, you guys have to wait around 13 days for your gear…  Sorry!  If you do want your package delivered a little quicker, give us a call or send us an email and we can give you a quote on Express delivery (usually only a couple of bucks more). If you are not there to receive your package, Canada Post will leave a notice on your door for you to pick up at the nearest post office where you will have 15 days to pick up your package.  If you live outside of Canada, you will be contacted after checkout with information regarding additional shipping costs.  If you would like to know these costs before you purchase, just shoot us a quick email or give us a call to get a quote.


Cardinal Skate Co. will take back any purchase within 30 days of the original purchase for either exchange or refund.  The item must be in its original packaging, unwashed, unworn, in original condition, and with all tags and labels still attached.  If we can’t sell it to another customer as new, than we can’t take it back.  CUSTOM ORDERS, AND SPECIAL ORDERS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, so make sure you get your order right, cause once it’s paid for, it’s yours!  Any and all returns must be approved by us in advance of sending them back, either by email or phone, you will be given a “Return Authorization” number which you will have to have clearly marked on the package at the time of return.  We will not accept any packages that are shipped COD.  The customer is responsible for the costs of returning the package.  If it is an exchange, we will cover the costs of returning the package to you.  The only exception to this is if we sent you the wrong item in error, in which case, we will cover the cost of shipping both ways – obviously!  If you purchase something in error, or you would like to cancel your order for any reason, given that it abides by the above rules, and we HAVEN’T SHIPPED you your item, you can contact us for a refund and we will process a refund for you with no fees or penalties.  Please note that refunds can sometimes take between 2-7 business days to process.

Out of Stock:

If the item you ordered is out of stock, we will contact you within 24 hours to notify you.  We only keep items on the site if they’re out of stock if it’s an item that we won’t be out of stock for long…  Sometimes, only sometimes, something is listed that will no longer be available, and that’s our mistake.  We do our best to keep the website up to date, but occasionally there is a discrepancy with our online stock.  It’s impossible to have everything in stock all the time, so if the item you ordered is not in stock, please be patient, and we’ll be sure to get it to you as soon as possible.  If you’re not into waiting, just let us know and we’ll promptly issue you a refund.