Knee Pads, Fishnet & Feminism: Inside the Roller Derby Revival
In just over a decade, roller derby has swept around the world to 40 different countries. A literature professor who competes in bouts as Stone Cold Jane Austen gives an inside view and asks what roller derby's popularity says about women in sports.
"You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy." –Arthur Ashe