WHEN I SKATE INTO ONE OF MY TEAMMATES
REACTIONS TO MOST HIGH BLOCKS
Boston B Party 191, Maine Calamity Janes 49
derbygirl: I have so much to say about this amazing game, but for now I’ll just leave it at this: Final jam. Robot Unicorn Attack is jamming, but she’s starting in the penalty box with a few seconds left. I’m pivoting. We successfully stall the pack off the line. She comes flying out of the box, passes me the jammer panty, I throw it on my head, and take off to score 15 points. STAR PASS. It...
Aggression on Wheels, With Bruises as Badges →
thewhip: AS a child of the 1970s, I spent a number of birthday parties in striped tube socks and bright white roller skates, whizzing around a place called Skate Country in New Orleans. I loved the freedom of doing figure eights to Olivia Newton John or couples skating to the Bee Gees. But when I entered the Hunter College gym this spring for the Gotham Girls Roller Derby home season opener,...