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Roller derby grows in popularity as women embrace inner strength

June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A quick change of name and costume releases a fresh identity and attitude, along with remarkable new powers. Sound familiar? It’s the standard blueprint for the change from mere mortal to superhero. They might not be superheroes, but the women of Forx Roller Derby are using the same formula to turn themselves from professionals, students, mothers and wives into shoe-leather tough goddesses on roller skates. They’re part of a rough-and-tumble sport that is exploding across the region and beyond. Continue Reading