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Roller derby competitors roll into business

Guelph Mercury-
… and her business partner, Kristy Skelton, 31, are members of the Tri-City Roller Girls, a roller derby league in which otherwise-friendly women …

The rise of roller derby

SB Nation - ‎
Greensboro Roller Derby (GSORD) didn’t set out to redefine female athletics, but it’s doing so — whether they realize it or not. What started with 50 interested women in a bar’s basement has grown into a league that will last. There’s no big money to be made, 

Shanghaied Roller Dolls: Pirates crush Sailors, but it’s all in the family

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Shanghaied Roller Doll turned referee, Scars Volta, sports much of the racy attire associated with Roller Derby including colorful tattoos, a tight fitting uniform and unique eyewear. Her job on the track is serious though as safety is the number one concern of 

A potpourri of items I think you will enjoy, featuring Roller Derby


The rise of roller derby: No longer WWE on wheels, the rapid growth of women’s flat track derby in Greensboro is a microcosm of the sport’s ascension into the mainstream – SBNation.com.

Click above…….I think this article about Greensboro Roller Derby is an absolute knockout; beautiful photos, well structured……a pr dream for Roller Derby and Greensboro

This great video by the London Rollergirls, promoting the upcoming Ft Wayne Regionals, based on the “Wayne’s World” movie.

http://vimeo.com/72420911    (Click on link)

And Ft Wayne responds to the London Roller Girls:  http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fvimeo.com%2F72568661&h=YAQG4kRzP

And we are very proud of Brown Paper Tickets, 5 Northern California Roller Derby leagues working with the Red Cross to get 150 units of blood donated this week….More to come.

Photo: Thanks for donating blood!Photo: Come bleed for RRG and get cool stuff!  The Red Cross will be there from 11 - 5pm today.  Bleed, baby, bleed!!Photo: Look how awesome our own Hope's Fury is - she's giving blood and saving lives! Do it today. Click here for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/571250959583156/Photo: The Secret Cervix usually makes other people bleed on the track, but today she donated her blood! </p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
<p>A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated today. We had over 40 people sign-in today to donate and we even had to turn away people due to time and supply constraints. Thanks for such a great day!” src=”<a href=https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/p480x480/1170757_548949681835202_278218244_n.jpg&#8221; />Photo: Don't forget to register for the blood drive on Friday! We need you! FREE Melo's Pizza! FREE t-shirts! The Undead Bettys Roller Derby team will be on hand for photos, sign your t-shirts, and just have fun! Jerry Seltzer, "The Commish" from Roller Derby will be there too! https://www.facebook.com/events/312570385546783/Photo: The Undead Bettys roller derby team (Antioch) came out to encourage blood donations... They rock!Not only did the Undead Bettys enjoy an exciting victory over the Oakland Outlaws, but non other than Mr. Roller Derby of the Bay Area himself, Jerry Seltzer, was in attendance to promote American Red Cross Blood Drive.Here's a better version (Photoshopped) of the photo from last night at the Undead Bettys bout in Antioch.