The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association national championships, held here in September, didn’t just roll in to town. It came back to the city and to the women of the Texas Rollergirls that birthed the modern Roller Derby revolution. The eight regional teams were the best of the best from the 43 affiliated local leagues around the country, and while Texas didn't win, the real victory was that so many players and fans came. The DIY ethic that any flat surface can be a track originated with the sweat and bruises of the original Texecutioners, and they lit a fire that is inspiring a generation of rough-and-tumble young women.
Texas Rollergirls Flat Track Derby League
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