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Windjunkies get their fix from new launch

The westerlies are back and a new beach beckons!

Late last season the CGKA developed a new launch at Cascade Locks (directly across the river from Bob’s Beach in Stevenson, WA.). Blackberry Beach emerged from the nasty thorns and bushes and is the first significant new launch location in years thanks to the assistance of countless volunteers. It went from blackberries to beach and the crew at Gorge Performance are stoked to have another launch just 45 minutes from Portland, sans bridge toll! Read More

 

2012 Dakine Rashgaurd & O’Neil Farmer John

By Wendy McDonald

Remember the El Camino? Truck bed in the back, car in the front. I never thought it was a good looking vehicle, but I always admired it for trying to take the best from both rides. I am relying on that dual-purpose concept from Chevy for my fall paddling gear, but unlike the iconic 70’s ride, Dakine and O’Neill got the looks right. Mix and match these two items with your board shorts or wear them solo, it works!

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Fresh markdowns for fresh tracks

No news like SNOW news!

Now is a GREAT time to pull the trigger on a new snowboard and/or outerwear. It just so happens this new snow on the way coincides with fresh markdowns on tons of 2012 gear!

With the exception of Lib Tech and Gnu boards, ALL other snowboards are 20% off!!! This includes Burton, Jones, Arbor, K2, DC, and Atomic. Been thinking about a split board? YES! How about a new freestyle park board? YES! Or maybe a new pow board from Jones? YES, YES! At 20% off, those thoughts seem less sinful ;-)

In addition to boards, we have our high-end boots (over $250) at 20% off (from Burton, Nike, DC and Salomon), and bindings from Union, Flow and Flux at 20% off. BUT THAT’S NOT ALL!  All 2012 outerwear (A.K., Bonfire, Nike, Rip Curl, Analog) is at least 20% off! And all 686 (including their kickass “Smarty” pants) are a full 30% off! Are we crazy – winter is just getting started!

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Holiday Fest day 3 deals & last day to get your raffle tickets!

Tonight someone gets lucky.

We’ll draw the winning raffle ticket for the Lib Tech Travis Rice just before closing tonight at 6:55. If you haven’t made your way down to the shop for your ticket(s), today is it.

OK gang, here they are, the last day of the one-day deals:

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LF Kite Demo Day on Sunday, Sept 4

New 2012 kite gear is arriving! What???!

It’s true. Liquid Force just handed us new 2012 demo kites to try out. We thought we’d share the love and invite some of our friends (that’s you) to come play too.

Justin and Brian will be at Stevenson, Washington this Sunday Sep. 4th at 1:00 to hook you up with the 2012 Liquid Force NRG, Nirvana and Envy kites. Don’t miss this chance to get ‘em in your hands and give us some feedback!

Hope to see you all there. In the meantime, this promo vid from LF will do more than wet your appetite…