The Flame of Hope symbolizes the Special Olympics goal: shining a light on the talents and abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. On May 14, 2015, the Flame of Hope was lit at a special ceremony in Greece. It was then passed to Law Enforcement Torch Runners in their role as Guardians of the Flame to ensure that the Flame of Hope stayed lit as it traveled across the Atlantic Ocean and in the first ever cross-county Unified Relay Across America until it reaches it’s final resting place at the World Games in Los Angeles.On May 21, 2015, the Flame…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 21:22

World Down Syndrome Day Strider Photo Contest!

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  Did you know less than half of the Down syndrome community is able to ride a bike? In Celebration of World Down Syndrome Day we’re asking you to submit photos of your favorite rider beating the odds!  The winner of our #321 contest will be announced on Saturday, March 21st and we’ll send some sweet Strider swag their way! To enter the contest email your photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Rules and Regulations: -By emailing the image to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. you are releasing the copyright of the image for use by Strider Sports International, Inc. for promotional purposes in perpetuity. - Attach your photo…
Wednesday, March 4th is the last day to enter The Great Bike Giveaway! In addition to the 6 bikes STRIDER donated to the campaign, 10 more bikes were funded by generous donors (like you!) to children with Special Needs, and there are more donations coming in by the minute!  There are some very deserving individuals that could use your vote! If you haven’t checked it out or donated, you should, every dollar counts! Check out this awesome blog post from one of last year’s winners!    
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:55

STRIDER Pump Track Field Trip!

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  Rapid City Central High School’s adaptive physical education class took a field trip just across town to the Strider Bikes Headquarters and brought their fleet of bikes with them! After a quick tour through the offices and warehouse we all headed out back to practice on the SSI pump track. None of the students had ever been on a BMX style track, yet they all rode like pros! The smiles were astounding, and the tricks were second to none! The students have been practicing on the STRIDER Bikes for a few months. Central High School was able to obtain…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:42

STRIDER Gives Back Week 9 Winners!

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Congratulations to our STRIDER Gives Back daily winners for the week! Each of these individuals will receive a bike of their own, along with 6 more bikes to give to the organization to which they belong!  Allie from The Down Syndrome Guild!   Mia from The Down Syndrome Network of Oregon!   Jon Paul from St. John of God Community Services!   Keyan from Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana!   Samuel from Autism Society of Greater Orlando!   Kaillia from Ups of Downs!   Ryen from SE Ohio Center for Independent Living! Share your Strider success stories, photos, video and interact…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:41

STRIDER Gives Back Week 8 Winners!

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Congratulations to our STRIDER Gives Back daily winners for the week! Each of these individuals will receive a bike of their own, along with 6 more bikes to give to the organization to which they belong! A.J. from Putting the Pieces Together!   Emma Hope from Flower City Down Syndrome Network!   Dylan from Special Needs Playdate!   Caroline from Monarch Center for Autism!   Jackson from Kirkwood School District!   Daniel from the National Ability Center!   New Directions Down Syndrome Network!   Mattie from Sharing Down Syndrome Network! Share your Strider success stories, photos, video and interact with other Strider…
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