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I got in the tiniest little Twitter fight the other day. We were talking about basketball – and I won’t bore you with the details, roller derby fans – but someone suggested that leaving the court in a neck brace was “soft” and that athletes shouldn’t give their opponents the satisfaction. To me, that’s idiotic. […]

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A couple of weeks ago, when I asked you what you’d like to read about, one commenter had a sad story to tell: I just broke my ankle last weekend. Freak skating accident, essentially my wheels were too grippy for the floor. Wheels gripped and ankle snapped while on a duck run. Once I build […]

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Next week, we’re going to talk about returning to roller derby after breaking a leg. (If you’ve done that, drop me a line, won’t you?) This week, I’m gonna FREAK YOU OUT first. Lord Rolldemort, Rose City Rollers referee and nice guy, broke his leg skating. He then suffered pulmonary embolism, came close to death, and […]

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This weekend the Betties (yay!) are playing the Heathers (boo!) in Rose City intraleague play. Sometimes I blog about roller derby; I tell you all about my feelings, maybe some helpful tips (as helpful as they can be from someone who’s only about average), news, etc. But I don’t blog everything. I’d like to tell you how […]

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