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Bedminster People, August 2010

Girls on a roll with destruction derby

Roller derby is described as a mix of speed-skating and rugby, but without the ball. And it’s the latest sporting craze to hit the streets of Bristol.

The full-contact, woman-only sport was first popular in the 1930s and has undergone many transformations since then. It has recently seen international revival thanks to Drew Barrymore’s directional debut…

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