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The Upside of Feeling Down: Dealing with Disappointment in Roller Derby

In roller derby, many situations can yield disappointment.  A few (of many) examples include: -You don’t pass your minimum skills requirements the first time -You don’t get drafted to a team -You don’t get rostered for a team -You get … Continue reading

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Party On, Wayne: A Derby Player’s Relationship with Alcohol

Roller derby players enjoy spending time with each other.  And most of us enjoy a good party.  It is not uncommon for everyone at a tournament or bout to ask where the after party is.  This doesn’t mean that most … Continue reading

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