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I Love Roller Derby

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    Rock and Roller Derby!

    Have you ever attended a Roller Derby? Me either,untill last night. This was fun for sure. The skaters were gracious to me with their time and words. Took many pix of the women.... The women liked the pix and have invited me to.. come hang out and do some longer...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 30, 2007

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    Who Doesn't Like Striped Socks

    If you haven't been to one, you should go.  I don't like sports and have never been a fan of any of them.  My father used to take me to football games until I started protesting by reading in the stands.  I enjoy watching my brothers play, but only because they are...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F Jan 1, 2009

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    I Loved It Too.

    I remember growing up in 1960's California-- Joanie Weston, The Bay Area Bombers, and Announcer Richard Lane and the Los Angeles ThunderBirds. It was fun and entertaining. The Movie--Kansas City Bomber with Raquel Welch. About 12+ years ago,  RollerJam on WTBS. Where has all...
    paddytram paddytram 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2012

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    Finally

    I wish ... I can meet one of you... That will be especial
    mugavox mugavox 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2010

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    Argh! I'm dying to join a team,

    I love love. Love this sport and although I don't do New Years resolutions I just really wanna join in. I've been rollerblading and rough housing since I was a wee lass and I've only discovered this awesome sport now. Does anyone on here play in a team? And if so is it worth...
    metallheadd metallheadd 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Roller Derby This Weekend

    Yeah.... going to watch roller derby on saturday.  and i get to see my ppv on sunday. usually they overlap...but this time i get a double weekend.. hehehehe... digging through the t-shirt drawer for my team shirt. haha. still getting used to flat track. but it Roller Derby...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Roller Derby Knockout

    I did play derby, I was a B3 in training. However after breaking my wrist and twisting both knees, I have had to retire.My body hates me. A Lot.I miss the sport so much and due to ill health and lack of fundage, I can't participate as a non-skating official. Thank fudge for the...
    AchingBookworm AchingBookworm 26-30, F Apr 16, 2012

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    Roller Derby

    I am addicted to roller derby! A LONG time ago I was a speed skater and rink rat. Then after joining the Army and starting a "real" life, I quit skating for 20 years. The TV series on A and E, Roller Girls" was my first glimpse at roller derby. Then, when the movie Whip It...
    gorillaemail gorillaemail 36-40 Feb 5, 2012

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    Newb

    Ive always loved roller derby since I was 13 years old in middle school. I would love to join a league but I dont know how to go about it. Any advice for a Newbie trying to get started off?
    KayKay99 KayKay99 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    I don't understand it,

    but I am just not feeling skating lately...of course I want to do it, want to improve my skills...all of these things... I feel like a lot of things are because I feel on the outside looking in and I'm always catching **** for everything including stuff that isn't my fault...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F Jun 10

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    New

    Ive always loved roller derby since I was 13 years old in middle school. I would love to join a league but I dont know how to go about it I about it. Any advice for a Newbie trying to get started off?
    KayKay99 KayKay99 18-21, F Jul 1, 2012

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    Bad Lover

     I have been a bad lover to roller derby. My love for it has not been strong enough lately. i missed the last two practices. Bad me!
    bizzarlyfabulous bizzarlyfabulous 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2009

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    I am absolutely love Roller derby!

    ! I coach, ref and play. The best girls in the world are derby girls!!
    1crazycanuck 1crazycanuck 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Fresh Meat

    so, i am new to the whole derby thing.  but i love it already. i just started skating again. the pain in your muscles, the smell of sweat on your skin. it is all great. i cant wait til i have more experience to write about this. right now i am in the baby phase of trying...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    Roller Derby Girls Are Awesome

    Since Alysa, a girl whom I cared for and who had all of the qualities of a tomboy (assertive, aggressive, a real grease-monkey, and kind of jerkish and hard to get through to but deep down having a heart of gold) I suppose I've been trying to lose myself in a fictional world...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 16-17 Nov 13, 2013

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    Shhh... It's a Secret

    When I was little my secret past time was watching roller derby. I guess it was supposed to be too much for my delicate psyche or someting, who knows. But I became transfixed. Women... skating like the devil himself was on their heels, around that banked track. The physicality...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 3 Responses May 2, 2008

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    Fresh Meat Wannabe

    Love this sport I recently stumbles upon. There is a new start up team in my boring town and it just seems thrilling. I am so excited to find something that is so inclusive. Big girls, small girls, young ones, older ones, wow! How could someone NOT fit in? 29 Years old and just...
    EmptyEyes123 EmptyEyes123 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22, 2010

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    I am head-over-heals in love with roller derby.

    Everything about it makes me feel so good - the awesome nicknames, the derby butts (it's true), the attitude, the music - everything. And the sensation of flying - I'll never forget when I got my first arm whip. When I get out of my leg cast I'm gonna start practicing again, and...
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 18-21, F May 9

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    I Love Roller Derby Because...

    i did roller derby for over a year and i loved it. i cant do derby right now due to to the fact teh league i skate with is over an hour away from where i live. i had my derby name ready but when we moved i had to stop. i plan on returning when we get our own place.
    pleasedrivefaster pleasedrivefaster 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2008

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    Love At First Skate

    Like most of us, I couldn't skate when I first started. Now I have been playing less then a year, and I just can't get enough!!! https://www.facebook.com/TaosRollerGirls http://ta0swhiplashr0llergirls.chipin.com/roller-derby-merch
    KrudellaDeKill KrudellaDeKill 22-25, F Nov 16, 2012

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    Rock and Roller!

    Just ran across  larger version of one of this series. One of my faves.   * * * * * OH NO>>>>> I deleted some photobucket photos and they left here too! I am really ticked off. *    
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    A Question And A Secret

    I love skating. It makes me feel so fulfilled and accomplished. When I'm at practice, I forget about all of my stress. The only thing on my mind is skating, and maybe a couple dirty thoughts of some of my teammates. They can really be so sexy sometimes. I love going fast and...
    silencedsilver silencedsilver 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Derby Has Saved Me!

    After moving from my old city, where I had a pretty solid circle of friends and a pretty decent list of activities I was involved in, I then moved and found myself bored and ,therefore, in a funk for a few . Then, I met a girl called M- and she said she was involved in Roller...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F Sep 25, 2013

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    Long Run

    I discovered roller derby back in 2007. I was certainly not in any position to be skating yet though. The town i was in had one rink and was pretty boring in general. So instead of being sad i spent hours and hours on the internet researching teams, watching videos, and envying...
    robotrip robotrip 26-30 2 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    If You Must

    If you must know Roller derby is fast fun and sometime out and out sexy. Some body get me my skates and let's have a bit of fun lol
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    I Love Derby

     I love roller derby so much. All I have to do is strap on my skates and it makes every bad thing in my just disappear. Its so empowering. I just feel so free skating as fast as I can through the pack knocking other girls out of the way. I feel so strong and strangely...
    bizzarlyfabulous bizzarlyfabulous 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    But I'm coming here to gripe again about the

    team I am on...I swear to god I get so jealous when I see how good and cohesive the team is from my home town compared to the crap we have here in a city of much more people to pull from. Well part of it is that space is at such a premium that it costs so much money to use it...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F Jul 29

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    Almost There

    Well, I've always loved it. And I fnally found a league near enough I can go. So I began to skate again. Almost got my legs back... been hanging arund a few of the girls and have been assured I'm NOT too old. (In spite of what my boys tell me, as they check their first aid cards...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    The Dream..

    Roller derbyyy!!! One of the greatest sports this world will ever know :o For about 2 years now I've just really gotten interested in roller derby. I just believe that it is an amazing activity (plus, I've heard that the afterparties are wild xP ) , but mostly because it gives us...
    otep96 otep96 18-21, F Sep 3, 2012

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhh! You have the highs and lows in life just like the roller coaster going up and down! Bad things seem to drag just like when the roller coaster is going slow and good...
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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F Jul 30

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    Fun times...took the kids roller skating today...they convinced me to skate...yeah that was a bad move... Lol. I was doing ok till the races... The kids talked me in to doing a...
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F Aug 9

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