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Shop Local With Our Holiday Gift Guide

The elves at Gorge Performance have been busy, but not with sleigh repairs, reindeer maintenance and toy making. When the guys at Gorge aren’t providing the best customer service in Portland, they are outside ready for the next swell, gust or dump. So who better to provide you with a little holiday shopping insight than the elves who ride and wear our products every day.

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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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If this doesn’t make you want to longboard…

 

U-hu [longboarding] by Pedro Cunha on Vimeo.

We have lots of skateboards (Gravity, Arbor, Carver, …Lost) in stock, wheels, trucks, pads. Summer is for skating. People.

 

Carver skateboard review

Why only ride your skate when you can surf your skate?

Guest Author: Marcus Mead

About the author: Surfer (skater in this case), 37 years old. 6ā€™2ā€/180lbs. Surfing since age 10. I ride shortboards and fishes. Skated as a youngster, was never any good. Acquired a Carveboard about 10 years ago. Really liked the Carveboard for reproducing the surfing feeling; weight distribution, body rotation, balance etc. Found that the Carveboard needs a wide road and a fairly steep hill and does not like manhole covers laid out in turns. Got a standard skateboard a few years ago as there was a new Dreamland skatepark at my office parking lot. Iā€™m not a competent (or confident) enough skater to even drop in. I rolled in went up a few feet and practiced surfing-style turns and body articulation.

Desires: Reproduce a surfing turn on the street. I want to practice surfing when not surfing.

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