this is post 180 (J)
…and no, I still can’t do a 180 properly. I sustained my first minor derby injury — I fell onto my knees when we were scrimmaging. My fingers hit the track because I didn’t fall small with fists, and I bent my right middle fingernail back far enough to bleed. It’s fine, I’m fine, it was no worse than a bad hangnail, but it was freaky to pull up my hand after...
two classes left (J)
Sunday is our final newbie training class; we then get two weeks off for ECDX and Fourth of July, then we get to attend five rec league practices before tryouts on the 24th. Auuugh. We started hitting and blocking this past Sunday, and I felt really good about it, especially after falling on a jump in Friday’s class and just feeling woeful the past couple of weeks. I hit hard, I took my...
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We now have 40 followers (what, why, what is so interesting!), and I’ve passed the halfway mark in my derby training class — four classes to go! So go ahead and ask any questions you may have!
Hotter in your Hotpants
jkbrawling: Is anyone on Tumblr-land doing this Hotter in your Hotpants program? I thought about it, but the whole Rollercon-votes-on-your-photo thing was ultimately the dealbreaker. Also, having to pay $30 when the Roller Derby Workout Challenge on Facebook was free.
my first prize (J)
I won my first skating prize today — a neon green glowstick bracelet for winning Red Light Green Light. Go me! I beat twenty small children!
not at the big one (J)
I am not down south today at the Big One Tournament with my fellow derby-in-training girls — jaunting off for a weekend of a derby tournament would hit the bank account a little harder than I can take right now. But everything should be back to normal by Western Regionals in October, which is going to be absolutely can’t-miss. Considering five of the top six teams on DNN’s June...
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Metafilter covers the “Sadistic Sadie” airfare fiasco.
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Roller derby panel at a geek convention? Awesome!