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Cardiff Skate Co. Obstacle Course

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A few of our Good Day LA anchors decided to lace up their skates and race the obstacle course just outside of our set, courtesy of the Cardiff Skate Company.

About Cardiff Skates

Facts about the skates:

S1 Model (Medium – Large):

- Fits Boys 4 / Women’s 5 ½ - Men’s 13 / Women’s 14

- Recommended maximum weight: 250 lbs.

S2 Model (Small – Medium):

- Fits Boys 2 / Girls 2 – Men’s 8 / Women’s 9

- Recommended maximum weight: 190 lbs.

Tips / key selling points for the patented Cardiff Skates:


- Attach the skates to your favorite lace up athletic or casual flat shoes

- Tri Wheel configuration provides enhanced stability for all ability levels

- Stable braking can be activated with either foot

- Automatic size adjustment & between the 2 models, 95% of people can fit into the skates

- Great fun for kids (7 years old & up), young adults, college students, commuters, families and adults of all ages

- Less impact on bones and joints than running inline skating

Information about the inventor, Brian Green:

- 53 years young, married and living in San Diego. He has been inventing products as a hobby for over 25 years. Brian grew up in Connecticut ice skating on ponds, skiing, roller skating and inline skating and wanted to create a more convenient and stable way to skate that would appeal to all ability levels.

- Brian has been working on perfecting “strap in” skates for over eight years through development, prototyping and testing in collaboration with European engineers, USA designers and Asian manufactures.

- In 2013, he partnered with Bob Pollack, a San Diego Entrepreneur, who had over 30 years of retail and consumer product experience. Bob immediately understood and shared Brian’s passion and vision to bring skating to people of all ages and ability levels. Bob invested and together they started Cardiff Skate Co with Bob leading the company as CEO.

Information about Cardiff Skate Company:

The Cardiff Skate Company was founded in beautiful Cardiff, California, where spending time outdoors is a way of life. We’ve set out to redefine the skating industry and have no doubt that our innovative-patented design that lets you quickly and easily step on, strap in and skate away will do just that!

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Skates can be purchased at Brookstone & Sport Chalet for $159.99. They can also be rented at Perry’s Café in Santa Monica & Venice Beach.

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