etnies Girl proudly announces the return of the etnies Girls Get on Board (GGOB) program, a series of all-girl action sports instructional clinics. This year, etnies Girl has partnered with the Girls Riders Organization (GRO) and Lost Energy Drink to produce the series. There are currently 17 planned clinics across the country and two international clinics, from June 12 to October 27, 2007, including a stop at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest, California.
“We were really pleased with the number of young women who participated in our Girls Get on Board clinics last year,” says Julie Shumaker, brand marketing manager for etnies Girl. “It’s exciting as a brand to know that we have made an impact on the growing number of young women who are participating in action sports and will continue to create new relationships through our fun and safe clinics.”
Beginning in June, etnies Girl will host one-on-one BMX, skate, surf and motocross clinics across the country. etnies Girl team riders Lauren Perkins, Sarah Whitmore, Stacey Mulligan, Tarah Gieger and Evelien Bouilliart will lend their expert advice to participants and perform demos. Encouraging females through one-on-one interaction and hands-on training is at the core of the etnies GGOB program, which seeks to provide females of all ages basic skills and confidence through the introduction of action sports in a fun, safe environment.
“Our partnership with the etnies GGOB program is a natural fit,” says Courtney Payne, founder of GRO. “We believe that by combining our strengths with etnies Girl we can make a stronger impact on girls across the country.”
The etnies GGOB program kicks off with a skate clinic in Indianapolis, US, at the Major Taylor Skatepark on June 12. It will also make multiple stops in California, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee. For a complete list of clinics across the country, to sign up for a clinic or for the latest updates and information, visit etniesgirl.com.
The 2007 Tour will include more than 40 stops across the country. To find out more, visit www.girlsriders.org.