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Roller Derby – I Don’t Thank You Enough

This year, as I head to Champs with MNRG, I am thankful for my teammates, my coaches, and everyone else who has pushed me to improve. As a roller derby competitor, I am constantly striving to achieve my next goal, … Continue reading

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Offensive Derby Fans: When Do They Cross the Line?

The Minnesota All Stars played an away bout last Saturday. We were all excited to be traveling together for the weekend to play some derby. We even got surprised at the venue by some of our biggest fans from Minnesota … Continue reading

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Derby Travel Season: Oh, the Places You’ll Go (But Won’t Really See)

We are heading to Florida soon and I can’t wait to get my beach groove on. Laying on the beach, swimming in the waves, and enjoying that sunshine! BUT before any thoughts of beach time creep into my mind, I … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

I recently visited a friend in another city, and we decided to go to a derby bout. It isn’t often that I am solely a spectator at bouts, so it was very exciting. During the second bout, one team started … Continue reading

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Mental Strength to Last Two Minutes

Imagine the following scenario… Your team is down by 2 points going into the last jam. You are already tired, but all of your fellow jammers are tired as well.  Your coach gives you the star and tells you to … Continue reading

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