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Jan 2013 08

TEDx talk? Us? Why, of course!

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We are very happy and honored to announce that we’ll be giving a TEDx talk about Flat Track Around the World, journeys, magic, myth, transformation, and maybe a little Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Join us at Concordia University Portland on March 23rd, 2013 to hear our musings and receive untold inspiration from the other 19 […]

Oct 2012 29

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 3: Truck Race in the Mega Church

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Postcards from Dreamland is a collection of dreams (from Juvie, Cynthia, or anyone else) related to our epic quest.

Oct 2012 26

Sizzle Reel!

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Sizzle Reel

Voila! Our super duper sizzle reel for Flat Track Around the World. Many thanks to Theresa Pridemore and Juvie Hall for bringing the force with them as we created this crazy thing. And special thanks to all of the derby players that we interviewed from the Tijuana Rollerderbygirls, Liga Roller Derby DF, Disasters MXRD, and Roller Derby Guadalajara for their extreme awesomeness.

Oct 2012 18

I know we just met, but…can I meet your grandma?

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Juvie skating in the streets of Mexico City

Filming for a month in Mexico was a weird experience. I’m still not sure what to think of it, or how to process it. I’ve been in a strange state of apathy/malaise ever since we returned to the states. It’s a lot of work to be “on” for that amount of time. I did not […]

Sep 2012 27

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 2: The dream of Theresa Pridemore

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Art Director Theresa Pridemore dreams about Flat Track Around the World and shares it for our blog topic, “Postcards from Dreamland”.

Sep 2012 25

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 1

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Analysis: Bruce Willis is awesome. Bruce Willis and his dreamtime kids like us. Therefore…

Aug 2012 27

Mexico Teaser Video

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In summer 2012, the documentary crew of Flat Track Around the World visited Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Tijuana. And had an adventure of huge proportions.

Jul 2012 13

Flat Track Around the World: Roller Derby Guadalajara

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Bout in Guadalajara July 7, 2012

Our adventure in Mexico continues as we meet the women of Roller Derby Guadalajara, learn about their experiences starting the league, and spending some quality time practicing our Spanish and eating delicious food.

Jun 2012 28

(Rick)Rolling in Mexico City

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Cynthia, Alison and Juvie interviewing skaters at el Zocalo (Photo courtesy of Dannie Darko)

Apparently we picked a crazy time to come to Mexico. On Sunday, July 1, Mexico will hold its Presidential elections, and tension seems to be high all over the city. Maris, our apartment host, told us about a huge demonstration to take place along Avenue Reforma. Bright and early Sunday morning, Stephanie Distress and Lizzy […]

Jun 2012 23

Up, Up and Away!

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Today begins the first leg of the Flat Track Around the World epic journey—our expedition to Mexico!  We have dreamed; we have planned; we have fretted and rejoiced…and then planned a whole bunch more…and now we’re finally on our way.  After double and triple checks of bags and equipment, we loaded ourselves into a friend’s […]

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