The Block Skate Supply Shop Grand Opening 2015


If you’re from Jacksonville, FL, or have been anywhere in the southeastern skate scene over the last decade you know the name Mike Peterson. And when you hear that Mike is opening up a skate shop and skate park in Jacksonville, you already know that it’s going to be sick. Actually, sick is just an understatement to describe how awesome it is to having a local pro and great guy like Mike trying to give back so much to his hometown and to the skate scene out here!

We were extremely happy to have been a part of Mike’s grand opening for his shop ” The Block ” out here in downtown Jacksonville this past weekend. We brought the Instaramp out to the shop and with the help from Redbull, Firehouse Subs, Dirtbag Choppers and everyone who came out, it was a heck of a grand opening day for the shop !

We had entertainment all day provided with skaters on the ramp, local skate MC’s BC and Duddy on the mic, as well has food and drinks helped out by Firehouse Subs, Red Bull, and a couple kegs for those 21+ courtesy of The Block. There was also a game of S.K.A.T.E. in the back alley The Block hosted which had upward of 20+ contestants enter and lead to a great few hours of intense games, ultimately ended with George Evans taking home the win in the finals.

We wish The Block all the best here on out, and be on the lookout sometime this year for The Block’s Skatepark to be opening up ! Definitely going to be a game changer for the Jacksonville skate scene !

Stay tuned ! Be sure to follow @the_block_skate_supply on Instagram for updates and progress with the shop and the park !