Talk Derby To Me

Hot off the presses keyboard… you can read me blah-blah-blah-ing about my Roller Derby days over at Sunnie’ Flowers.

Want the CliffsNotes version? Check it:

We ALL have a figurative Rollergirl inside of us. To be a Roller Derby athlete, you need to wear skates — but to embody the spirit of Roller Derby, you don’t need wheels… you just need to challenge yourself, develop the persona with which you want to face the world, and then lead with your chin. Falling doesn’t hurt that much, and as long as you get up one more time than you’re knocked down, you’ll never fail.

Read the whole thing right here.

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Comments

  • Matt F says:

    Roller Derby is WAY cool! There are a couple ladies in my office that play but I never get to go watch as much as I would like.

  • DagneyTaggert says:

    I used to be an avid roller skater when I was a kid. I have seen a few Roller Derby magazines and it looks like a total blast!

  • Mer says:

    The perfect read during the off-season. 🙂 Reading that makes me proud to be a Hotrod por vida carrying on the legacy that you wonderful ladies worked so hard to begin.

    Did you hear the news that we're going to be in the Convention Center next year?

  • Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Mer! My new favorite Hotrod Honey! I did hear the exciting news, and I'm THRILLED for you ladies! Can't wait to see you play in 2011!