coming off the Brown Paper Ticket booth and all at Rollercon, and our marketing seminar, I thought it would be fun to send this out again (after 4 years) on why I did what I did.
When my older son was just seven or eight we took him and a friend to the opening of the Bay Bombers outdoor season at the San Jose Ball Park. We always had a picnic with the skaters and fans on the outfield grass before the first game. It is a beautiful little park holding about 3000 and the fans loved to come there. It was almost always sold out in advance.
After we picnicked on the grass I walked with the children to their seats. Steven’s friend turned to him and said I thought you said we were going to your father’s work — this is just a good time.
I always thoroughly enjoyed Roller Derby; not only the game and the skaters and the fans, but the fact it was something I really loved doing. And because we were outside of the usual sports spectrum we could…
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