Inspired by the iconic street in New York City, Canal is the sum of these influences and more. Created by native New Yorkers, the collective came together in 2006. At the core of Canal lies the intersections of skateboarding, art and design.

Inspired by the iconic street in New York City, Canal is the sum of these influences and more. Created by native New Yorkers, the collective came together in 2006. At the core of Canal lies the intersections of skateboarding, art and design.

“Originated in 2006 by true New Yorkers, the company uses the city as their canvas for inspiration, connections, and skate spots, even amplifying their presence to a pop-up venue at Canal Street Market. Talk about keep it in the family.”

-Office Magaizne

“Their videos are like a cross between cinema verité and what co-founder Johnny Ngan calls “DJ Khaled-esque humor”. There’s bottles popping, cameras flashing, and mad body heat by the time the video starts—a fitting scene for a brand started by a group of guys that started skating together in high school. It’s a throwback to the boys’ club aesthetic often associated with skating’s origins, but with all genders and ages sharing in the aggressive cheers and shouts throughout the length of the video.” 

-Milk Studios

“It’s always heartwarming to see crews who grew up together keep skating and making full-lengths into adulthood”

-Quartersnacks