à‚­Girls Learn To Ride, the innovative series of girls only action sports beginner clinics, will present a snowboarding day on Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood, CA.

The Girls Learn To Ride snowboarding event is open to girls aged 9 to 90 and gives females the chance to learn how to snowboard in a relaxed and fun environment. The event includes a two hour snowboarding lesson, a full daylift ticket, snowboard and boot rental, a raffle of snowboarding gear andmore, as well as a goodie bag containing CDs and other prizes. Lessons willtake place at 9am, 10am, 11am, and noon. The cost is $29.00 with a donationgoing to the Boarding For Breast Cancer Fund, which supports breast cancerresearch.

³The Girls Learn To Ride program is gaining momentum,² says Girls Learn ToRide organizer Mark Sperling. ³There is a need for girls and women of allages to learn new sports that have traditionally been dominated by theirbrothers, boyfriends or husbands.²

The past Girls Learn To Ride event at Mountain High Resort on December 16,2001 saw over 250 girls and women learning to ride a snowboard for the firsttime. In addition, participants received a gift bag filled with items frommusic and board-sport industry and enjoyed a concert presented by the LadiesLounge.

Mountain High Resort is located in Wrightwood, CA, one hour from LosAngeles, Orange, and San Diego counties.

Girls Learn To Ride, now in its third year, is a series of one-day clinicsduring which girls of all ages are given the chance to learn sportstypically dominated by boys and men; such as skateboarding, snowboarding,surfing, wakeboarding, and motocross in a relaxing, safe, and funenvironment. Girls Learn To Ride hopes to encourage and empower girls of allages to learn, love and participate in these sports right along side theboys. In 2002, Girls Learn To Ride will launch a series of nation-wideclinics, with details to follow.