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Archive for December, 2013
Dec 2013 20

One Woman’s Perspective

Posted in Project Blog

Roller derby is life. It is magic and spirit and clarity. Like anything worth experiencing, though, the magic of roller derby comes with a price. Bouts, of course, are fun and exciting and beautifully showcase the skill in the sport, but the experience of playing roller derby is much more than the excitement of bout […]

Dec 2013 18

Letter to the U.S. Embassy in South Africa

Posted in In the News, Project Blog

Hello Laura, Thank you so much for chatting with me earlier today. I’m a roller derby player and lawyer from the U.S. visiting South Africa for a month. I recently learned of the ZAZI campaign here in South Africa (http://www.zazi.orgl) and I was immediately struck by its connection to roller derby. The campaign is designed […]

Dec 2013 15

Post from the Road

Posted in Project Blog

Hello From Johannesburg! The weather has been delightful and the people even delightful-er. I’m staying with one of the coaches and skaters of the C-Max roller derby league, Pippa “Madame Gutterfly” Van Welie. Punctuated by dazzling evening lightning storms and tales of giant spiders (which I have yet to see, thank goddess), we’ve had an […]

Dec 2013 03

It’s Time for an Adventure!

Posted in Project Blog

It’s been quite a while since my last post, and even longer since I last traveled to skate with an international roller derby league. And by golly, it’s just high time to get on with it! So, I’M OFF TO SOUTH AFRICA!! Like, next week. No joke. On December 9 I fly out to Johannesburg, South […]