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The Status Is Not Quo

Today I finally realized my true fault, where my true weakness lies. I was watching footage from this weekend’s roller derby scrimmage and was shocked, I mean full on gobsmacked, by myself. 565 more words


Rough and Tumble on Skates

Getting selected for a national team is a great achievement, being able to survive the rough and tumble of roller derby is another matter. Local Harwood woman Nic Hedley is about to accept that challenge on the international stage. 155 more words


What's happening world?

Hi everyone.

It’s been a while.
Second year has been tough on me so far. Mentally, physically and financially! My schedule is crazy, lectures and labs for 15hrs a week + 15 hrs of work a week + 4 hours of derby + all the uni work (about 20-30 hours a week) + running a society. 168 more words

Personal Blogs

Long Live the (Roller Derby) Queen -

Long Live the (Roller Derby) Queen – Gapers Block Tailgate | Chicago.

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Almost all of you know Ann Calvello, who in the 50s through the 70s was the Suzy Hotrod of her day (or is it the other way around?) 98 more words

Roller Derby

Jerry Seltzer reblogged this on RollerDerbyJesus.com and commented:

your connecttion to the game goes back almost 80 years.....and Val Capone and the Windy City Rollers recognized it and honored a wonderful pioneer of the game.

Roller Derby, My Pivotal Moment

One day  I realized that I was living a fairly sedentary life, which is very different than my childhood when I roller skated 6 days a week, water skied, scuba dived, snow skied, and generally was always on the go. 419 more words


Solo consejos

¿Qué tal algunos consejos derby al azar? Espero no te moleste…

1)    ¿Quieres mejorar tu equilibrio mientras no estás en patines? Ponte en situaciones que requieren un poco de trabajo de equilibrio. 445 more words

Derby Mexico