You do not suck at derby

  Okay, you may not be that great at derby right now, but that doesn't mean you'll stay that way forever. In 10 years of skating, very little has come to me easily. My first few years, I hit every setback. Terrible skates, knee injury, new job that kept me from all but one practice... Continue Reading →

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A Chance to Vent

You have a medical issue. You go to the doctor, describe your issue, explain your derby lifestyle, only to receive some weird blanket diagnosis that clearly doesn't apply to an athlete. How many of us have gone through this? Probably a lot of us. I've had good doctors, okay doctors, and why-the-hell-did-you-go-into-the-medical-profession doctors. The first... Continue Reading →

Derby on the tube

"The Bachelor", "Bunheads" and "Bones". Within a week, all three shows featured roller derby. They aren't the first shows to use our sport to boost ratings. "CSI: Miami" and "Psych" both featured felonious derby girls. Reality shows like "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" and "Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy" saw both hosts attempting to... Continue Reading →

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