Mountain Biking with Trips for Kids – JORBA

On Sunday, June 22, JORBA – Trips for Kids took our group for another mountain biking trip at Allaire Park. Special thanks to Clint Lunde of Ski DUCK for making the introduction! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to be a part of our next trip. #thankstripsforkids #thankyouJORBA

Get to Know Khaliq!

Shred Love proudly introduces you to one of our more advanced riders, Khaliq!

Name: Khaliq

About me: I play sports and dress very well and I’m a Holliboy!

What made you join Shred Love? (I joined because) my aunt loves me and asked me, so I did.

How has Shred Love changed your life? I do better at other things.


First time I went snowboarding was at Blue Mountain.

First trick I landed snowboarding was a butter.

First trick I learned on a skateboard was an ollie.

Get to Know Zaakirah!

This week, get to know our second season participant Zaakirah.

Name: Zaakirah Muhammad

About me: I love animals, hanging out with my BFF Mani, paint my nails, read and write poems, and I love to make new friends.

Besties - Zaakirah & Armani Rae

What made you join Shred Love? I joined Shred Love to go snowboarding.

How has Shred Love changed your life? Shred Love changed my life because it help me to not be afraid to try new things and I met new friends.

First time I started walking, I was 10 months old.
First time I learned how to write my name, I was 1 year old.
First time I got a puppy, I was 6 years old.
First time I went to acting class, I was 10 years old.
First time I learned how to snowboard, I was 9 years old.

Get to Know Armani Rae!

Get to know the newest big boss at Shred Love! Armani Rae started off as a participant and is now helping out with recruiting more girls and getting them hooked on snowboarding and photography.

Name: Armani Rae
About me: I’m very active, funny, and pretty. I do gymnastics and love to dance. I love old school music, R&B, hip hop,and pop.
What made you join Shred Love? I always had an inkling for snowboarding.
How has Shred Love changed your life? I met new people and learned how to go down the hill.
First time I won a cheerleading competition, I was 10 years old.

Armani Rae & Coach Timeka

First time I got on a plane, I went to Florida.
First song I wrote is titled, “Live,Laugh, Love”.
First dance recital I was in, I was 6 years old.
First cartwheel I did I was 7 years old.

Check back Tuesday, January 4th for our next feature in the Get to Know Us series!

Impacting Youth through Snowboarding

Up 2 Us recently published it Skiing and Snowboarding Fact Sheet. The fact sheet provides some statistical data on the impact skiing and snowboarding has on youth, further proving the value in skiing & snowboarding programs like Shred Love.

Check it out! Skiing and Snowboarding Factsheet