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Local girls learn the ropes of skateboarding at Gardiner’s Majestic Park

Local girls learn the ropes of skateboarding at Gardiner’s Majestic Park

“To work for a day when all females have the strength and confidence to never feel limited in any ability, choice, activity or opportunity because of their gender.” It sounds like it could’ve been an excerpt from a keynote speech at one of the Women’s Marches, but in fact, it’s part of the Vision Statement of the Girls’ Riders’ Organization, a national not-for-profit founded to encourage more participation by girls and young women in “action sports,” notably skateboarding.