Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Roller Derby

When someone invites you to go see roller derby, really, it would be impolite to refuse. You've got to go - how often do you get to see roller derby??

It turns out that you can see it fairly often in the DC area - check out the DC Rollergirls for the schedule of upcoming bouts.

The Secretaries of Hate, Scare Force One, Cherry Blossom Bombshells, and DC Demon Cats are sure to entertain.

Fishnets - the official legwear of roller derby.

This is a rough sport. That surface is harder than it looks. We saw a number of knee braces, ankle braces, crutches, and one wheelchair.
Elbows - totally legal.

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