First Kill

On March 5th I officially began my 7th season of flat-track Roller Derby and went into it aware that it would be the most important first bout of a season I would ever experience for a few reasons. We were going up against Casco Bay Gentlemen’s Derby’s Not-So Jolly Rogers, who had just been inducted into … More First Kill

Practice Photos

Somebody recently asked me, “What exactly does your team do at practices?” Luckily, I  happen to have a few photos from our last practice. Some of these photos may be hard to believe but I assure you these are authentic photos of what goes on at a typical Mass Maelstrom practice. Stuff like this happens every … More Practice Photos

Pre-Bout Songs #1

Here’s the first installment of “Pre-Bout Songs”, where I share the songs that I listen to just before playing in Roller Derby bouts. Just like when I’m at the gym, music is very important to me in Derby and gets me in the right frame of mind in order to literally destroy my own body … More Pre-Bout Songs #1