It’s baaaaack… DERBY!

The TORD 2015 season is underway! I went to the double-header this past weekend to watch my favourite team – Chicks Ahoy! (I’m not being dramatic – their name includes the !)


They didn’t have the greatest night, but it was fun nonetheless.  I love the energy and camaraderie amongst the players and the crowd during games.

I also picked up (and got signed) a great coffee table book about roller derby.

Into Battle book

It includes photographs and interviews with derby players and refs. It’s fascinating to read about what goes through a player’s head during a jam – a lot of strategy and a lot of emotion/aggression. Reading it has actually helped me understand the game a bit better as well. Check it out.


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