Why I Love Roller Derby – Winner!

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  • March 10th, 2011
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23 Comments

  1. Jerry
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    All that girl power is awesome!

  2. Stephanie Keeth
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:06 pm | Permalink

    I love RollerDerby because it inspires me to be a strong woman and to continue to grow and try things that can make me stronger. Plus watching the bouts are awesome!

  3. Carol Austin
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:06 pm | Permalink

    I love roller derby because it was reincarnated here in Austin and has now inspired female athletes across the country to join together.

  4. Shay Morrow
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:09 pm | Permalink

    All the cool kids are doing it… that’s why I love Roller Derby!!

  5. scott hull
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

    i would have 2 say the combo of blood an beautiful eyes, how many things have those 2 qualities? much love, scott

  6. Susan Riley
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:23 pm | Permalink

    Roller Derby Is just too cool…..but it is not your mother’s (or grandmother’s) roller derby! There are rules and the play is not scripted. These ladies are real athletes! The bouts are exciting! And family friendly…..that’s why I am entering this contest…..I’d like to be able to take my son’s fiance and her kids to the next bout. I have my season pass but I am retired and always short of cash. The oldest girl aspires to be a derby brat! My daughter is doing rec league this year and LOVES it. Derby has kept her going during a pretty rough point in her life. Those are the reasons I LOVE ROLLER DERBY!

  7. Carlos Galvan
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Permalink

    Why I love Roller Derby – Duh, its empowered women all colored up and proving that chicks rule too….I love Roller Derby and will be at the bout either way, just wanted to post….hehe….Derby Love

  8. Sarah
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:31 pm | Permalink

    I love roller derby because it lets women totally kick ass…no apologies needed!

  9. Neal Sisbarro
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Permalink

    Roller Derby is just a cool sport I watched when I was a kid and continue to love today. Its fast, dirty, and just fun.

  10. Sinnerfold
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Permalink

    I <3 roller derby ’cause it’s the most fun I’ve ever had in a sport.
    LET’S RAISE SOME HELL!!!!!!!

  11. douglas landis
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 1:57 pm | Permalink

    It’s a fist-pumpin’, four-wheelin’, flyin’-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, flamin’ female fiesta!!! …and Lone Star beer.

  12. Mylissa Schwartz
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | Permalink

    Simple, there is no reason NOT to love the roller derby 😉
    Hot chic-as, fighting, and beer…what else could be more awesome? lol

  13. edith trouble molina
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Permalink

    There is no reason to luv roller derby, but i have a story…i was diagnosed with parkinsons and i started to drive to austin for the games. I started to go with a cane then a walker but that didnt stop me from going. Roller derby makes me feel alive. I had lost hope because I am only 40 years old yet I have roller derby to thank.. I started to go to the roller derby here in san antonio and they know who I am. I actually went to the after party with a walker. Now I am without a cane or walker and I bought season passes to the ACRG games. THANK YOU ROLLER DERBY LADIES……

  14. Heather F
    Posted March 13, 2011 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    I love Roller Derby because it’s a space for women to be fierce!!

  15. Lorena
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    i love roller derby because i totally dig hot, vicious chick-on-chick violence!

  16. Octi
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Ladies kick butt and taking names.

  17. Octi
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:27 pm | Permalink

    Ladies kickin’ butt and takin’ names.

  18. Steven B
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:28 pm | Permalink

    I love it because of all of the beautiful women, beautiful body artwork and the entertainment that comes along with all the beauty. I could watch all of this for hours on end.

  19. Jessica Marcy
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:44 pm | Permalink

    I love roller derby because it a wonderful sport that inpowers women! It proves that you can be a Mom or a single woman and have control of your life. I would be honored if when my little girl grows up she goes out for roller derby! It gives you and out for letting off steam too! To me it a sport that women can thrieve in and it gives so many accomplishments. Some sports are not easy to do that and this one is pretty tough! I love the girls how they can kick ass and take names then go home and cook dinner,clean the house and take care of thier family if they have one! Makes me yell “you go girl.”!!!!

  20. Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:46 pm | Permalink

    Women (and girls) need more contact sports! That what I tell friends and parents when they act surprised that we’ve gotten Chloe into roller derby, and it’s been HUGE for her. She’s found her niche for sure.

  21. deby muroski
    Posted March 14, 2011 at 1:46 pm | Permalink

    I heart roller derby ..n its always been a part of my life growin up n tx watching on tv w my granmama who raised me.I lived those weekends for skatein..it gave me confidence n a great take on the world feelin.then one day I suffered w panic attacks lost two babies hubby lft me.confidence gone.spent yrs like that.then a n e had a roller derby show.n I was hoped older but hooked..bought me sum skates busted my ass!but im back n I thank roller derby for bringin bk my woman power hell. Yeahtytyty@@

  22. Kathy Smith
    Posted March 16, 2011 at 5:45 pm | Permalink

    I love roller derby for it’s non-stop action!! Mom’s, grandma’s, single lady’s…..it’s a sport for every woman. I am originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan where they filmed parts of Whip It a few years back. Seeing that movie being filmed was what got me interested in the sport. I just moved to Fort Hood with my husband a year ago and couldn’t believe they had a league just an hour away!! It would be unbelievable to see a Roller Derby match live!! Women Kick Ass!!

  23. Kamiah Kinchion
    Posted March 16, 2011 at 8:33 pm | Permalink

    I love roller derby is a really great action packed sport. I love it because it is very exciting and awesome.
    It is an exhilarating female sport that takes skill. It is a great american sport. I love it because it
    challenging and fun. I would love to tryout.
    KKINCHION

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