Chema Cárdenas (born May 13, 1989) is a professional scooter rider based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is known for his rider-based role in the PROTO and Boxes.Ltd teams.
In October, 2012, PROTO revealed 3 new signature Gripper wheels, including one for Chema Cárdenas. It has turquoise polyurethane on a spoked core that has been anodised turquoise. Etched onto the core is a mexican pattern, as well as Cárdenas' signature. It also features the grooved bearing slots (for convenient bearing removal) as are featured on all recent PROTO wheels.
- Mexico's Finest, The Chema Cardenas Interview (Dialed Magazine, March 2012]