July 4, 2009: the day I was birthed into my new derby way of life. I remember it like it was, well, kind of a long time ago. (A lot has happened since then, okay?) What I do remember is that, like an actual birth, my derby birth was hot, sticky, kinda gross, and full of uncertainty.
Check out the roller derby-related secret posted this week on Postsecret. The heart of Flat Track Around the World is to encourage women like the secret author to give derby a shot. I hope she goes for it!