Roller Derby

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roller derby

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a race on roller skates, esp one involving aggressive tactics

Roll′er Der`by


Trademark.
a contest between two teams on roller skates, held on a circular track, in which the players try to free a teammate for the opportunity to score by lapping one or more opponents.
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Athletes in the current study expressed a desire to fit the mold of a roller derby girl, who they explained as tough, able to "suck it up" and get back up.
Her energetic memoir, Derby Girl, weaves together her roller-derby practice with waking up to her sexual identity and drinking problem.
Most notably is that the team cares deeply about the empowerment of women everywhere and is training girls 10 through 17 under the direction of derby girl Nicole Howard, more commonly known as Stone Fox.
The first time I watched Mac Harde online, I was immediately captivated," says Clara Beard, writer by day and derby girl by night.
The West Derby girl missed the Olympics as she recovered from a career threatening knee ligament injury.
Based on the novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross, this is little different to other portrayals of teen angst but director Drew Barrymore (who also plays roller girl Smashley Simpson) invests her first feature with infectious energy.
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12A, 111 mins Shelter 15, 112 mins Drew Barrymore makes her directorial debut with a film based on the novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross.
Adapted from her own novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross, Whip It has some fabulous character names, from Maggie Mayhem (Kristen Wiig) to Eva Destruction (Ari Gryanor) and Bloody Holly (Zoe Bell).
Having found a new mixed doubles partner when Jo Goode, his partner in winning bronze in Sydney, became pregnant, he and Donna Kellogg were left in limbo when the Derby girl was left battling to overcome a serious foot injury.