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Elizabeth just helped found a roller derby league in Kodiak Alaska. And finding a selection of derby skates on the island is kind of hard to do, so we took a trip to Fastgirl Skates so Elizabeth could buy a new pair....they're pretty spiffy!Last night we decided to take em' for a whirl at a local rink. AND the naughty girl convinced me to knock the dust off my derby skates! Let me tell you how.......................amazingly fun it is to be back on wheels! After calculating it'd been a little over 2 years since I'd retired from Denver Roller Dolls,...

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The revival of the Shotgun Betties!!! The Shotgun Betties are coming back! This awesome teamed was retired a few years ago when the Denver Roller Dolls decided to have a travel team. Now the league is large enough to bring back the Shotgun Betties in addition to the Mile High Club (travel team), The Bad Apples, and the Green Barrettes Yes, I'm proud to say I've been re-drafted for the 2009 season to the Shotgun Betties. Don't get me wrong, I will definitely miss some of my fellow Green Barrette team mates... but I couldn't be more excited to skate...

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I scrimmaged against Rocky Mountain Roller Girls on Sunday afternoon, here are a few pictures Chad was able to snap from the side lines.

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Photo's by Sean Stark, a Denver derby fan. They were taken after the bout at the Fillmore, Green Barrettes vs. The Bad Apples. Unfortunately we lost, by quite a few points.Minus the victory we had an amazing crowd- selling out the venue, it was packed and you could feel the love for derby! Pretty cool to skate in one of the oldest venues in Denver... Under the huge crystal chandeliers and on the same floor James Brown once performed. I couldn't help but feel like a celebrity in my own way...after the bout fans mobbed the track to get several...

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Note to self...never fly Midwest...ever. So, last Thursday Chad and Captain Jack dropped me off at the D.I.A airport after a stressful car ride there. We sat in the craziest traffic from a truck that turned over on the freeway. I met Siouxsi late but we managed to both get our bags checked in and were then told our flight was delayed by at least and hour and half. We both sighed but thought what the hell lets go grab some food and a beer while we wait. Mind you this is what a gentleman standing behind a Midwest counter...

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