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Having a Bout

Roller derby is awesome. Watching a roller derby bout (game) is great fun.

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Roller Derby: I Passed!

So it appears in my last post that I was wrong. I said that I did not expect to pass the Fresh Meat course as I was having trouble getting the basics down. I’ve discussed over the last few weeks how I’ve struggled with crossovers and said that the requirement to do 17 laps in […]

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Roller Derby: Mastering Those Skills (Or Not)

So Weeks Four and Five of fresh meat are done. I’m coming to the tail end of my first fresh meat course. I have a perma-bruise on my right thigh that I keep swearing at because while it is there and sore, it will not go purple and gnarly. For some perverse reason I want […]

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Roller Derby: The Half Way Point of Fresh Meat

Week three has come and gone. I’m now half way through my fresh meat course and things have improved from last week, thankfully. On with the recap!

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Roller Derby: This Time I Cried

Hello and welcome to week two of “Cesy tries roller derby.” As you may notice by the title, it was not the most successful week. Blow by blow recap of what went on begins below.

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Roller Derby: The Beginning

On Sunday, I strapped eight wheels to my feet and attempted to stand up. Yes that’s right, I am attempting to become a derby girl. I should say from the outset that I am really a terra firma girl. Skis and I never got on well, and as I got older, ice skating just got […]