I’m not going to bury the lead: it’s rivalry week here in Cincinnati. No, I’m not talking about the Crosstown Shootout; I’m talking about the annual Crosstown Knockdown between the Cincinnati Rollergirls and Northern Kentucky’s Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirls. These teams have played each other a number of times over the past decade and look to add another chapter to their shared story this Saturday, April 28, also CRG’s annual Star Wars Night.
Month: April 2018
The face of roller derby is changing, and increasingly, it’s made up of skaters who started playing the sport as teens and even pre-teens. This year, the Cincinnati Rollergirls have seven skaters who got their start on junior teams in Cincinnati and beyond — that’s nearly half a roster! We talked with them about how adult derby is different from junior derby, what their goals are and what advice they’d give to other junior skaters.