Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19

Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19
Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935 (Image Provided) World Roller Derby Week Aug. 13-19 will include an inaugural annual public celebration, retro-style games and a national community service blood drive in honor of the invention of Roller …
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This roller derby player goes by the name Hebrew-Ham Lincoln
NEW YORK (JTA) — Dara Fineman may not be the only Jewish player in the Gotham Girls Roller Derby League, but she’s the only one who sports a Star of David painted over her eye. Her derby name is plenty Jewish, too: “Hebrew-Ham Lincoln” — yes …
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It’s not your grandmother’s roller derby
Dave and Beth Corson drove in from Tampa Sunday afternoon to watch their daughter participate in a new team sport that involves knocking other players to the ground. “I just hope she doesn’t get hurt,” said Beth Corson, repeating the mantra of mothers …
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