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GRO Inspiring America On NBC Nightly News

GRO with the help of the New York, NY GRO Crew was featured on NBC Nightly News, Inspiring America.  Spreading the mission across the country and around the world, this is a great opportunity for the world to learn about GRO and increase consideration of more girls getting on board.  Thank you NBC.    

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March TN GRO Skate Sessions

GRO Crews Reach Nashville, Tennessee

  GRO is proud to introduce the Nashville, TN GRO Crew being the first GRO Crew to bring GRO to the girls of Tennessee!   Calling all girls of all ages and abilities to join in the fun at this session!   An opportunity for girls who are interested in or lovers of skateboarding, regardless of […]


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 […]

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GRO Rider Chris Culma

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 […]


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 […]

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Site post of GRO NYC on The Berrics

GRO NYC on The Berrics

    Here’s what The Berrics had to say… Girls Riders Organization is a national nonprofit organization focused on inspiring and educating girls who skate, snowboard, or participate in other action sports. GRO has nine chapters in the U.S. and Canada that put together local events designed to bring the girls together for a rad […]


GRO Back In Bloomington, IN Nov 12th

GRO sessions come back to where it all began with the development of the first Bloomington, Indiana GRO Crew with the support of GRO’s founder, Courtney Payne – Taylor. GRO Crews are a group effort in each community, but it begins with a gathering to meet, connect and discuss goals and ideas for building the […]

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espnW | Toyota Everyday Heroes empower young girls and women through sports

  Three influential women who have succeeded in empowering young girls and women through sports in their respective communities were recognized for their achievements Friday as the 2016 Toyota Everyday Heroes at espnW: Women + Sports Summit. Courtney Payne-Taylor’s Girls Riders Organization in Indiana inspires, educates and supports girls through action sports … … We […]

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GRO NJ Forth Union Skate Event

GRO Reaches New Jersey October 27th

  We are happy to announce that Forth Union will be working with the Girls Riders Organization to host the first ALL GIRLS skate event at the new facility in Asbury Park, New Jersey.   Girl Skate Night Thursday, October, 27th 5:30 pm to 7:30pm   Forth Union @ The Carousel 104-108 Asbury Ave Asbury Park, […]