Punk rock meets third-wave feminist

Punk rock meets third-wave feminist

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Published: May 16, 2011

Posted in: Derby mania, Painted ladies pack a punch

“It’s not like we’re knitting. It’s not easy. We bust our butts,” declared league president DREDful Holly Pain. “Good thing the outfits are cute.”

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Controlled mayhem: Roller Derby rules

Controlled mayhem: Roller Derby rules

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Published: December 7, 2010

Posted in: Derby mania

By Eric Haberin
Extreme Alaska
It might not seem like it to the casual observer, but Roller Derbies are governed by rules covering how to block, what you can and can’t wear, and so on.
The current rules used in most roller derbies today were developed by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association or the (WFTDA).

Roller Derby teams consist [...]

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Thrills and spills

Thrills and spills

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Published: May 7, 2010

Posted in: Derby mania, Painted ladies pack a punch

Extreme Team videographer Sean Pederson captures the rock’em, sock’em action to be expected whenever Fairbanks Rollergirls hit the track.

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Painted Ladies

Painted Ladies

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Published: May 6, 2010

Posted in: Painted ladies pack a punch

War paint is practically required when Roller Girls hit town

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Fairbanks reels in derby

Fairbanks reels in derby

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Published: May 6, 2010

Posted in: Derby mania

Rollerderby looks to have made a comeback, and people in Fairbanks are on board.

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