Girls on Skates: Popular US Amateur Sport

Nov 28, 2011

Roller derby was once a popular sport for men and women in the United States until it fizzled out a few decades ago. Then, about ten years ago, it was revived in Austin, Texas, as an amateur sport for women. Since then, it has spread all over the U.S.A. Selah Hennessy went to the national roller derby championship in Denver and caught up with the “Texecutioners” – the roller girls from Texas, where the sport was reborn.

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