GRO NYC – Girls Ramp Division At Riverside Skate Contest

    Each year Riverside Skate Park in NYC puts on a contest.  Last year, they included a girls contest and had one girl.  So GRO got involved to help build the ladies event.     There may not be many girls in the area that feel they are good enough to compete, but that […]

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GRO Tomboi Brings Skateboarding To Girls At The Bklyn Bazaar

  GRO is inviting all the girls of NYC and around to come skate at this great event.  All girls, all ages and all abilities are encouraged to attend.  New to skateboarding?  Here is your chance to learn more about it and learn to skate.  Already a skater?  Come take part in fun all girls […]


Fremont, CA GRO Sessions

    California GRO Session - Fremont Skatepark - 40500 Paseo Padre Blvd, Fremont, California 94538 First Saturday of each month: September 6th, October 4th, November 1st and December 6th… 10:00am 12:00pm Helmets and pads are required at Fremont Skatepark for anyone under 18.  Rentals are available.  Please contact ahead of time is equipment is needed. Thank […]

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Skate Questions & Advice: Learning To Ollie

The ollie is one of the most basic tricks on a skateboard.  It is not the easiest.  The ollie is an important skill for anyone looking to progress in street trick skating.  Often, it is this skill that seems like a major obstacle for those starting to skate.     When we received this question […]


A GRO Story: Christiana Smith’s California Experience

I’m a 17-year-old skateboarder from a suburb outside of Detroit, Michigan. The skate scene in the Midwest is pretty gnarly but a lot lower key than out west in California.  A small town girl like me that just skates and has good times with friends. It’s what I love about skating here at home. It […]

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Michigan GRO Sessions

Michigan is on it’s way towards having it’s first official GRO Crew!  With the creation of this crew lead by one of the Midwest’s top female skaters, Christiana Smith, in collaboration with Modern Skatepark, this GRO Crew will be ready to weather the seasons and keep girls skateboarding in Michigan growing all year round.   […]


Skate Questions & Advice: Dropping In

Dropping in on a ramp is one of the early skills learned in skateboarding by those who want to ride skateparks and progress their ability of learning skateboard tricks.  This step in the skate journey can be viewed as a challenge and sometimes scary.  If you relate to this, you are not alone.   When […]

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Forbes Magazine

Thanks to Cindy Whitehead for including GRO in the recent article in Forbes Magazine.  It is through work like Cindy’s, reaching out beyond skateboarding media that goes a long way in spreading the idea of skateboarding to a larger audience.   “The board supports Longboarding for Peace and portion of the proceeds goes to Girls […]

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July GRO x Homage Crew

NYC GRO Crew Sessions – Homage

NYC GRO Girls Only Sessions - Homage TF   615 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY Each month, GRO NYC and Homage are providing two all girl skateboard sessions.  One session focused on beginning riders and another for more advanced riders. _____________________________________   GRO NYC x Homage Beginners Skate Session 2nd Wednesday of each month** | 6:30 pm – […]