DaKine Sponsors Sasquatch Music Festival

HOOD RIVER, Ore. – April 13, 2006 – DAKINE, a leading manufacturer of packs,
bags and accessories for action sports professionals and enthusiasts, has
signed on to sponsor the 2006 Sasquatch! Music Festival May 26-28 at the
Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington state.

The Sasquatch! Festival, taking place over Memorial Day weekend, will host
over 40 bands on three stages. The festival roster is packed with well
known rockers and up and coming stars including seven bands featured on
DAKINE’s DK Music website – Pretty Girls Make Graves, Queens of the Stone
Age, The Shins, Death Cab For Cutie, And You Will Know Us By the Trail of
Dead, Rogue Wave and Nada Surf.

As part of the sponsorship, DAKINE has created a limited run of custom
Explorer packs that feature the Sasquatch artwork and will be gifts for all
of the artists performing at the festival. For more information on the and
for the full musical line-up go to Sasquatch! Festival.

To check out all of the DK Music artists, just click on the ‘DK MUSIC’ icon
on the DAKINE homepage. Here, visitors to DK MUSIC can listen to music
streams while browsing DAKINE, download high-quality mp3 files, view images
of the bands and find out what DAKINE products the bands prefer, as well as
find links to official band and record label web sites.

Backed by a pro team roster that includes some of the world’s top action
sports athletes, DAKINE has been an industry leader in action sports
accessories for over a quarter of a century. Founded in Hawaii and based in
Hood River, Oregon, DAKINE offers a complete range of innovative products,
including sport-specific to street-savvy backpacks, bags, travel gear and
accessories. To see the full line of summer ’06 DAKINE products, log on to