Roller Derby


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roller derby

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a race on roller skates, esp one involving aggressive tactics
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Roll′er Der`by


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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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Liverpool Roller Birds (LRB) is the city's first roller derby league, which celebrates its 10th birthday this year, welcoming skaters of all abilities who want to take up the sport.
Coming from a family of die-hardLiverpool FCfans who follow the Reds around the world, sports have always been a massive part of Becky's life - but with roller derby it's different.
This fundraiser supports two of its founding members who have rostered for Team USA and will be playing roller derby at the 2019 World Roller Games in Spain this summer.
Ten teams from across Europe took part in the two-day competition - Manneken Beasts (Belguim), Gothenburg Salty Seaman, MadRiders (Spain), Helsinki Coast Quads, Glasgow Mens Roller Derby, Barrow Infernos, Southern Discomfort, Manchester Roller Derby, Lincolnshire Rolling Thunder and Tyne and Fear.
Directed by Maya Gallus and Justine Pimlott of Red Queen Productions and distributed by Women Make Movies, Derby Crazy Love explores the evolution of the re-emerging Flat Track Roller Derby, with a focus on its international sisterhood.
About Miami's Vice City Rollers - Founded in 2011, Miami's Vice City Rollers is the city's exclusive women's flat-track roller derby team run for the skaters, by the skaters.
"The roller derby is a bit of a contact sport and like a race involving teams.
2x4 Roller Derby, from Buenos Aires, are visiting the UK ahead of competing in the Roller Derby World Cup, being held in Manchester on February 1-4.
"As a full contact sport, it is hard-hitting and very aggressive," said Dee Montague, one of the skaters at Newport-based team, Riot City Ravens - the city's first roller derby team.
Women's roller derby is driven by the do-it-yourself ethic, with the majority of leagues owned and operated by participants (Beaver, 2012).