Category Archives : GRO Rider Profiles


GRO Rider Profile – Josinah Makotoko

  What is your name/how old are you? Josinah Makotoko, 27. Where are you from? I grew up in Arnprior, Ontario, but have been in Windsor, Ontario for quite some time now. How long have you been skating/Why do you skate? It’s been roughly 12 years on a board give or take some injuries. Skating […]

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GRO RIder - Taylor Priest

GRO Rider Profile – Taylor Priest

What is your name/how old are you? My name is Taylor Priest, I’m 22 years old. Where are you from?  I’m originally from Burton, MI, but I moved to Ann Arbor about a year ago. How long have you been skating/Why did you start skating? I’ve been skating for just over 3 years. Skating was […]


GRO Rider Profile – Chris Culma

What is your name/how old are you? Chris Culma, 26 years old Where are you from? From Queens, NY. Mi segundo hogar es Armenia, Colombia. How long have you been skating/Why do you skate? I have been skating since I was 15 years old, so over 10 years now. There are so many reasons why […]

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GRO Rider Profile – Nesa Rampersad

What is your name and how old are you? Nesa Rampersad & I am 18 years old. Where are you from? I was born in Yonkers, but lived in the Bronx for 6 years. My family is from Trinidad and Tobago.   How long have you been skating and why did you start? I’ve been […]


GRO Rider Profile | Niki Culma

Name: Niki Culma Age: 26 years old   Where are you from: I was born and raised in Queens, but my family is from Colombia. How long have you been skating: Since 14 years old, so about 12 years.   Why did you start skating?   I started to skate because my guy friends that […]

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GRO Rider Profile | Christiana Smith

Name and age: Christiana Smith, 19 Hometown: Southfield. Michigan Current location: Los Angeles, California   How long have you been skating? 8 years How did you get into skateboarding? A lot of my guy friends at school skated and I was always interested in it for some reason, even before I started. I told all […]