Post subject: slightly off topic but kinda fun PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:40 am
Joined: Sat Apr 10, 2004 1:27 am
Austin Texas has long had a strong reputation for live music but now it is the centre of rollerderby in the US it seems. For those not too old rollerderby was a hit sports entertainment in the 1950’s and apparently became a big TV hit too. It was unusual in that the women skaters got treated equally to the men and became stars in their own right.
Now a flat track version is back with two different fanchises in Austin
The link below is a local news article and has some nice video clips. http://www.fightergirls.com