Fun fact: the first time I tried roller derby, I got my mouthguard stuck in my mouth. To this day, I have absolutely no idea how it happened – it must have been too small or something – but I remember driving home looking like I had exceptionally white teeth. I first entertained the idea…

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Roller derby is something I’ve always been aware of.  It is something that in the back of my mind, I’ve always thought, “Someday, I’d love to try that.”  Still, I never did.  I have friends who skate in other states, and I’ve seen how it creeps into their blood and becomes this living entity they…

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A few years ago, my kids wanted to go roller-skating. I hadn’t been on skates since I was in high school, which was over 20 years ago, but I remembered how fun it was and thought we would have a nice afternoon. As soon as I got back onto the rink, I was hooked all…

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I started out as a fan of roller derby. Then finally opportunity presented itself for me to have the time to take on the sport and I ran with it. The most attractive quality right off the bat was the sense of togetherness and sisterhood that I had never experienced before. Growing up I was…

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