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May is National Bike Month
by Pretty Tough
posted May 1, 2014 at 8:54pm

National Bike Month is probably not a Hallmark event. For those of us that are cyclists, that’s too bad! If oil prices continue to climb, however, every month might become Bike Month. Despite what  temperatures may indicate (we&rsquo...more

AGA Calling Girls of Skate, Wake and BMX To Michigan
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted February 6, 2013 at 8:38am

AGA Nation’s 5th annual Skateboard/BMX Championships will take place June 22nd! Part of the State Games of Michigan’s annual festival, this event will host both learn to ride workshops and contests for female riders. Skateboarding and BMX o...more

GRO Bike Gathers The Girls At Interbike
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted September 27, 2012 at 9:02am

What a show this Interbike. GRO’s beginnings in bike are with BMX. But as this show showed, BMX is a small portion of the options for what bike you ride, where you ride it and how you ride it. And guess what. Women are riding in all of them! ...more

Helmets ready, it's BMX time
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted August 23, 2012 at 9:15pm

The slopes on a BMX track don't look too steep until you stand on top of one. Maybe that's why most riders are in their teens and early twenties - no fear. Pic credit: Stephen Kane Thirteen year old Katie O'Neill certainly doesn't show any fear tearing ro...more

Julia Belk Will Be In Chick Flick
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted July 16, 2012 at 1:24pm

Julia met up with Natalie Wade for a full session of filming for the upcoming women’s BMX video, Chick Flick! Although that video is not quite here yet, you can check out Julia’s newest video. ...more

BMX Women Still Advocate To Ride At X
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted July 11, 2012 at 9:31pm

Women BMX has never been represented in X Games. These girls and thousands of others think it is time to change. Why? Women inspire girls and there are a lot of girls attending X Games. Nina Buitrago, Lindsay Hale, Jessica Ausec, Mini Park and Angie...more

More Support For Girls BMX Rolling In
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted September 22, 2011 at 12:06am

As you have probably heard, GRO is working with the women of BMX to get a Women’s Division added for 2012 at X Games 18. More people sign the petition, post the news and send their thoughts and support of the female side. So here is a reminder to ta...more

SLC Dew Tour…that’s a Wrap
by Westbound Boarder
posted September 13, 2011 at 12:16am

My overall impression of the Salt Lake Dew Tour was awesome. I witnessed crazy people, young and old throwing themselves through the air in a variety of sports. Truly amazing talent on display. The Dew Tour does a great job of keeping each day different a...more

BMX Games – The Other Side
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted September 1, 2011 at 8:58pm

There has been a lot of talk recently about how horrible it was to have the women’s vert cut from X Games Seventeen. There have been blogs, petitions, movies and more to rally along the girls of skate to reclaim the event. Although this year was abs...more

[Video] Interview with BMX pros Nina Buitrago and Angie Marino at the X Games
by Pretty Tough
posted August 28, 2011 at 2:12am

Pretty Tough recently interviewed pro BMX athletes Nina Buitrago and Angie Marino at X Games 17 in Los Angeles. They talk about their careers and the importance of signing the new petition to allow female BMX riders to compete in future X Games. ...more

GRO partners with X Games for Girl’s Day
by Pretty Tough
posted July 26, 2011 at 1:04pm

It’s that time again. For the eighth consecutive year, the summer X Games are coming to Los Angeles. And gro is back to celebrate all the girls – groms & pros alike – who love action sports. Here are all the details. Los Angeles, California (July 2...more

FDV Clothing From Nikita
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted June 6, 2011 at 12:52am

FDV Clothing Co. was started by Nikita Ducarroz, an 8th grader from California. It is a clothing company based out of Sonoma County. We have been around for about a year now, and will hopefully be around for many more years to come. The inspiration b...more

Marino talks BMX on bike
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted May 26, 2011 at 1:35am

What do you think is the big thing holding female riding back? Not from X Games but as a whole. Participation? Public perception? A lot of girls are a bit timid, no one ever really wants to step up to the plate and speak up. I know Nina has been doing i...more

Day In The Life – Girls BMX
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted May 24, 2011 at 2:23am

< p> . Come to gro Experience and you can meet Angie Marino yourself and learn to ride. Help voice to X Games and ESPN that they add Women’s BMX and you can meet all three! ...more

Angie Marino on why BMX should be included in X Games 17
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted May 18, 2011 at 3:46pm

The word is spreading for getting girls into X Games. ESPN has taken note and took a minute to sit down with Angie Marino for an interview. Read the article on ESPN ...more

The word Is spreading fast for BMX
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted May 13, 2011 at 4:09pm

Cooler is down for the cause and standing behind the addition of Girls BMX To X Games! Learn more about GRO and Yeah Zine’s mission. ...more

BMX Masters Registration Is Up
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted April 16, 2011 at 10:00pm

In 2010 Nina Buitrago claimed first for Park and Julia Preuss first for Flat. This year the girls will have the same two events and the the talent is only getting better. Stay tuned for more info and updates as the event gets closer. ...more

More video from Yeah Zine!
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted April 13, 2011 at 10:50pm


"Chick Flick" By Natalie Wade, First All-Female BMX Video
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted March 25, 2011 at 12:01pm

Chick Flick - official trailer from Natalie Wade on Vimeo.Chick Flick - the first full-length girl's BMX video. Female BMX rider Natalie Wade has started production on the first all-female BMX video. Dubbed “Chick Flick,” the video is set for a Winte...more

Toronto BMX Jam 2011
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted February 7, 2011 at 4:38pm

The Better Living Centre is about 1/4 kilometre WEST of the Direct Energy Centre (where Jam 2009 was located) – just on the other side of the BMO field. Yes, that’s still in the Toronto Exhibition Grounds. The course is going to feature our wooden ra...more

Navy SEAL tough
by Dr. Borlabi
posted November 16, 2010 at 2:04pm

Women may not be allowed to join the Navy SEALs but they can experience a day in training…and ROCK it!...more

RIDE BMX Nora Cup Awards Broadcasted Live 9/24
by Dyla Magazine - Women's Action Sports Coalition
posted September 24, 2010 at 8:04pm

Go211.com to webcasting the 2010 BMX - Number One Rider Award (NORA). For the first time in it's history, the NORA Cup awards will be broadcast from start to finish. LIVE: Friday 9/24/2010 - 2:00 PM PST | 5:00 PM EST Save the Link: http://www.go211.com...more

Nina Buitrago’s take on Girls Day
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted August 14, 2010 at 3:38pm

This year’s XGames “Girls Day” was awesome!! Girl Riders Organization (G.R.O.) had a booth setup all weekend long offering free workshops for girls attending X16 to try skateboarding and BMX! I’ve been doing this for the past few years, and every...more

Shanaze Reade crowned BMX world champion for third time
by Pretty Tough
posted August 4, 2010 at 1:30pm

Great Britain’s Shanaze Reade claimed her third world BMX title in four years with victory in the women’s final this week in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The 21-year-old led from the start with a dominant display to regain the title she last won i...more

GRO teaming up with X Games: Year 4
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted July 27, 2010 at 4:38pm

Thursday 12:00-1:00 pm GRO Skateboard Workshops 4:00-5:00 pm GRO BMX Workshops Friday 3:30-4:30 pm GRO Skate And BMX Workshops Saturday 12:00-1:00 pm GRO Skateboard Workshop 12:30-1:30 pm GRO Skateboard Workshop 3:30-4:30 pm GRO BMX Workshop ...more

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