Gorge Skate League 1st Stop

The Gorge skate league gets started on June 25th. The 1st stop will be at The Dalles Skate park and starts at 10am.


This event is free to enter and open to all ages and abilities. The skater with the best overall placement for all 3 events will win a Doug’s Gift certificate! See you there!

Leo Romero is HERE!

Today at Doug’s we have Pro Skateboarder Leo Romero here to say hi and skate. He will be at the Hood River skate park till about 1pm.


Also next week we have a Toms Trunk Show. Check out all the latest styles and order shoes, bags and sunglasses just in time for summer.


Spring in Hood River

Hood River has so many wonderful things to offer, but in the spring the Hood River Valley undergoes its spring transformation. Blossom fest, cider fest and more great events highlight the beauty and bounty of the valley. http://hoodriver.org/cider-fest/

Spring is also the time that Doug’s goes through its seasonal transformation. As we quietly put the snow season to bed, we welcome the swim and skate season. Every day we are receiving in colorful spring apparel to get you out of the winter gloom. The basement is also turning and welcoming the new skate equipment. The latest skate shoes from Doug’s new comer Converse! And packs from our local favorite, Dakine.

Huckleberry Fest Skate Jam

Join us Sunday September 13th at 11am for the Huckleberry Fest Skate Jam! This is FREE to enter! We will have prizes for 1st-3rd. A waiver must be signed to compete. See you Sunday!


August First Friday With VANS Shoes!

Come by tomorrow to celebrate August First Friday in Hood River! We are setting you up to create your own artwork on Vans Shoes. We will provide paint, glitter, markers, glue and more to create your works of art. And ALL Vans Black & White Authentics are 20% off 5pm-8pm August 7th. Don’t miss this special event.vansad

Bingen Skate Jam

Saturday June 27th Doug’s is hosting a skate jam in Bingen Washington. The city of Bingen is throwing a grand opening for the skate park. It will include a sign dedication at 5:30pm followed by the skate jam at 6:30pm. We have AMAZING prizes donated by our generous vendors. Swag from Vans, Skullcandy, DC, Nike SB, Kreed, Crush, Volcom, LRG, Dakine, Stance, Huf and more! This is an all ages/all level event, and best of all its FREE! Just need to have a signed waiver. Hope to see you there!bingen-jam-2015

Doug’s Adds Moonshine MFG. To The Skate Lineup

As you know Doug’s carries a large selection of skateboards and longboards throughout the year, but we are very excited to announce the addition of Moonshine MFG boards. Moonshine MFG is a local company that is on the cutting edge of skateboard manufacturing.

“All in, there are 9 technical features that differentiate our product in the market: Compression Molded Tri Axle Glass, Vertically Laminated Wood Core, Impact Resistant Urethane Rail, CNC Compression Molded Wheel Wells, Vibration Dampening Urethane Truck Mounts, CNC Level Truck Mounts, 100% Waterproof, Laser Cut Grip Tape, Sustainably Made In The U.S.A.” – Moonshine MFG.


Last week Doug’s owner John Melesko & Employee Extraordinaire Max went to tour the Moonshine MFG home base.

“It was an amazing experience to tour the Moonshine longboard factory floor here in Washington state. You could really feel the passion for expert craftsmanship and seeing their technical features being created from start to finish.” -John Meleskomoonshine1


Not only can you purchase Moonshine boards at Doug’s, you can also demo selected Moonshine longboards.


Join us for May First Friday!

Looks like another beautiful week in Hood River! This Friday kicks off the First Friday of the season. We have local artist Jamie Armstrong with Wanderlust Artistry joining us from 5pm-8pm. She is bringing her awesome hand made jewelry and bags.


We have tons of new arrivals this week. Hot off the UPS truck is our first summer shipment of TOMS. One of our favorites is the Majorca Peep Toe Boot in black leather basket weave. This boot is going to go FAST! Once they’re gone, they’re gone.








If you are a skateboarding fan, you do not want to miss the premiere of the VANS movie Propeller. It is showing in Portland this Friday at 7pm. The Doug’s skate team will be there showing their support. Check it out!



New Emerica Arrivals

Just in! New Emerica Reynolds Low Vulc. The Reynolds Low Vulc holds true to the Reynolds Low DNA and design heritage, focusing even more on board feel with its low profile control.Suede

-Thin tongue and collar for a slimmer, low profile fit and more comfort.
-One-piece toe panel to avoid blowouts in Ollie area.
-Full-length Ortholite footbed for comfort.
-Vulcanized construction and Emerica Triangle Tread pattern for grip.