from 4 and 1/2 years ago…..now 2000 leagues and no boost in banked tracks plus no professional game.
Maybe people are choosing up sides unnecessarily.
I am amazed at how inflammatory the subject is. So I will try to discuss it in a rational manner.
Obviously Roller Derby evolved as a banked track game and was enjoyed by millions, albeit many times as an exhibition. We, the management and the skaters, never even thought of it as possible to be skated on a flat surface. So we were proved wrong, as almost 700 leagues around the world are doing it successfully today. And if the game is skated by skilled players before two evenly matched teams, it is very exciting.
However, that doesn’t mean that banked track skating should be dismissed, because it isn’t going to be. As many leagues as can afford it and can figure out the logistics of storing, setting up, training, more will keep appearing. I am very interested in what the response will…
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