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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


GRO in Transworld Business: Global Skateboarding Summit Istanbul

        “The Global Skateboarding Summit also offered up its first annual skateboarding awards. Nominees and winners were judged by the World Skateboarding Federation…” 2015 Global Skateboarding Awards Nonprofit of the year: Girls Riders Organization Click to see the full article on Transworld.


Transworld Business: GRO X Dusters and Dwindle Launch Girl Is NOT A 4 Letter Word Cruiser Board

Transworld Business – July 28th 2014 Skateboards are purchased everyday around the world. But when the Girls is NOT a 4 Letter Word skateboard is purchased, it makes a difference by supporting the future of girls through skateboarding. Cindy Whitehead is spreading the message that being a girl is a positive […]


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 […]


Lucky Magazine Talks Skateboarding

  Lucky Magazine helped bring thoughts of skateboarding to girls around the world in the March 2014 issue with the article “Total Body Shred”.  Lucky Magazine helped spread encouragement of riding a skateboard to almost 1 million females! To get a better understanding of skateboarding, the article’s author, Megan O’Neill, […]