Posts Tagged ‘Roller derby’

Topricin: A Story from a Roller Girl Who Doesn’t Train Without It

| May 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

It’s Friday night and I can barely lift my arms with out pain.  I spent two hours in a Just for Kicks conditioning class two nights ago.  You know how they say the 2nd day is the worst.  Well the first day wasn’t that great and I got a feeling tomorrow ain’t gonna be any better. I’m not worried though because I have a giant pump of Topricin that graces my nightstand on a permanent basis.  I apply it morning and night after putting my body through the ringer.  Because it’s all natural I don’t have to worry about od’ing on it.  It can be used as often as I need.  And that need is often! For Just About Any Injury I am an avid Snowboarder, into Weight Training and I’ve been doing Roller Derby going into my fifth season now.  Roller Derby is how I became introduced to Topricin.

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Horrors Take the GLSEN Sports Project Pledge

| February 10th, 2012 | No Comments »

Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project The Hudson Valley Horrors are proud to announce that we are the first women’s flat track roller derby league to be on board with the GLSEN Sports Project Team Respect Challenge! We are a league of diversity much like all Roller Derby leagues. We accept and embrace all people to our sport willingly. Now we have the opportunity to be an example in our community and set a new standard for other leagues to follow. Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project is an education and advocacy initiative focused on addressing LGBT issues in K-12 school-based athletic and physical education programs. The Sport Project’s mission is to assist K-12 schools in creating and maintaining an athletic and physical education climate that is based on the core principles of respect, safety and equal access for all students, teachers and coaches regardless of sexual orientation

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Take the 2012 WFTDA Survey

| February 5th, 2012 | No Comments »

Help WFTDA Improve Your Roller Derby Experience! The WFTDA is conducting their third annual demographic survey of skaters and fans. The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association is conducting two surveys to help them learn more about roller derby audiences. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts with them. You can find the surveys at wftda.com/survey. If you are a fan, skater, or league partner, participate in the third annual demographic survey.  The WFTDA wants to know more about you and your opinions of the game; it’s your chance to be heard. And if you are a skater or super-fan who watched the WFTDA tournament broadcasts or attended 2011 WFTDA tournaments in person, please also participate in the first tournaments and broadcasting survey. Help WFTDA plan to make the 2012 tournaments and broadcasts as successful as possible! Both surveys will be open from Feb 1 through Feb 15th. Survey

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Frightmares Junior League Starts February 7th

| February 4th, 2012 | No Comments »

Join the Roller Derby Junior League We welcome girls of all shapes and sizes to come out and join in the grass-roots derby revival that has become a global phenomenon! Roller Derby promotes a positive body image and encourages confidence!

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