The Boardr Store Gainesville Grand Opening

Well that was a fun day starting with an afternoon of skating and ending with a night of PBR, pizza slices, rolling dices, and other vices. Thanks again to the tight skateboarding community in Gainesville for the warm welcome. We've got some photos and video to recap the night.

The Boardr Store Gainesville Grand Opening

Posted by Rob Meronek 5 years ago on May 4th, 2015

Well that was a fun day starting with an afternoon of skating and ending with a night of PBR, pizza slices, rolling dices, and other vices. Thanks again to the tight skateboarding community in Gainesville for the warm welcome. We've got some photos and video to recap the night.

Photography

Leaving Tampa at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

We're completely geared up leaving Tampa with the #BoardrBus and the adidas Toyota Tundra. Gainesville is a pit stop on our way to adidas Skate Copa Atlanta this weekend.

Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo
Jorge Angel aka Porpe
Arrival at Possum at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

We're at Possum in the rain now.

Xavier Collins at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Rain or shine, nothing is stopping Xavier Collins from doing a kickflip up the step up.

Blowtorch at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

We have all the tools to make a skateboarding contest happen. Casey Wayne holding down the blow torch to get the course dry in a timely fashion.

Casey Wayne Photo
Casey Wayne
Cowboy at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

I think Ryan is a little too excited about X Games Austin.

Ryan Clements Photo
Ryan Clements
John Belote at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Bleach blonde hair, pink shirt, and a frontside flip down the stairs, John Belote was looking good out there.

Kevin Reed at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Kevin Reed looking comfortable on this back tail down the hubba.

Kevin Reed Photo
Kevin Reed
Carl Feliciano at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

A casual nollie flip by Carl Feliciano into the sunset.

Carl Feliciano Photo
Carl Feliciano
Carl Feliciano FS Flip at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Carl Feliciano stomped this switch frontside flip to guarantee his 1st place win.

Carl Feliciano Photo
Carl Feliciano
Joe at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

HiDefJoe will have an edit per usual of The Boardr Gainesville Grand Opening.

Joe Pelham aka HiDefJoe Photo
Joe Pelham aka HiDefJoe
Winners at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Winners of The Boardr Gainesville Grand Opening Best Trick Contest at Possum Creek Skatepark.

Shoe Wall at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Now we're at the store browsing the shoe wall.

New Wood at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Picking up a couple new planks.

Hangout at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

A few were here early for those PBR's.

Slices at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Local slices have arrived.

Seamus at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Seamus composing.

Seamus Gallagher Photo
Seamus Gallagher
Old Skateboarders at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

50+ and still skateboarding. Hopefully you will be, too.

Party at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

It's turning into a party.

Jared at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Jared is leading things at this location and is Gainesville's newest skate local.

Jared Currey Photo
Jared Currey
New Balance at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

A nice New Balance upgrade to the feets.

Dice at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

The click clack starts. Neither of these dudes walked away a winner.

Filming at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

HiDefJoe and Clem get it done for the edit.

Ryan Clements Photo
Ryan Clements
History at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Some Powell 8 history tonight.

Ryan Clements Photo
Ryan Clements
Karaoke Choices at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Later that night, it's stage time.

Andrew at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Andrew was killing it on the karaoke.

Fergie at the Gainesville Store Grand Opening

Body's performance of Fergie is worth buying real tickets for. Thanks again for a fun day and night, Gainesville!

Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo
Scotty Conley aka The Body

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