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A Roller Derby Bout

Yesterday, Laura and I went to our first Roller Derby Bout. The first thing we learned is that each Derby event is referred to as a “Bout”. 166 more words


California Excursion Part I: #EmoGeo 2017 in Long Beach

Last week, I returned to my alma mater Cal State Long Beach for the biennial Emotional Geographies Conference. This was the first time the heavily-international conference had been held in the United States, having been as far afield as New Zealand in the previous decade. 546 more words

DC Hardcore

Adventure: Roller Derby

Next to hockey players, roller derby chicks are the most badass women I know. They might be even more badass but it would be a close race. 588 more words


Running and Hopping...on wheels?!

Two weeks ago, I went to my first in person derby bout. While some of the rules are still a little lost on me, it was so exciting to watch. 286 more words

Boston Roller Derby

Concussions: The Invisible Injury

Well, it’s been quite awhile since my last blog entry.

To attempt a recap of all that has transpired in one post would be a challenge (and a little excessive) and so I have decided to break it up a little bit. 2,136 more words

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Winnipeg Roller Derby League - Home Team Championship

This past weekend, the Winnipeg Roller Derby League hosted their home team championship with The Corporation taking on Valkyries’ Wrath. The Corporation took the championship, defeating the Valks 218-119. 19 more words


COMING TO THE SHRINERS: Women’s Roller Derby Double Header On June 24

WILMINGTON, MA — Boston Roller Derby, a Boston-based, female-only roller derby league, returns to the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) for a playoffs double-header on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  142 more words