Roller Derby

Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track. Roller derby is played by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide, mostly inside the United States.

Game play consists of a series of short match-ups (jams) in which both teams designate a jammer (who wears a star on the helmet). The jammer scores points by lapping members of the opposing team. The teams attempt to hinder the opposing jammer while assisting their own jammer—in effect, playing both offense and defense simultaneously.

While the sport has its origins in the ban

Roller Girl
Derby Girl
Down and Derby: The Insider's Guide to Roller Derby
Rollergirl: Totally True Tales from the Track
Going in Circles
SLAM! Vol. 1
Caught in a Jam (Love and Skate, #4)
Down 'N' Derby (Love and Skate, #3)
How It Rolls (Love and Skate, #2)
Roller Derby: The History and All-Girl Revival of the Greatest Sport on Wheels
Love and Skate (Love and Skate, #1)
The Roller Derby Athlete: A Skater's Guide to Fitness, Training, Strategy and Nutrition
No Mercy: Life on the Roller Derby Track
Roller Girl (Lake Lovelace, #3)
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Roller derby books
110 books — 34 voters
Roller Girl by Victoria JamiesonRoller Derby Rivals by Sue MacyDown and Derby by Alex CohenEveryGirl's Guide to Roller Derby by Punchy O'GutsJam! Tales From the World of Roller Derby by Jill Beaton
Roller Derby
11 books — 1 voter

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Roller Derby Comics & Graphic Novels
17 books — 6 voters
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Athlete Girl Novels
120 books — 252 voters

Troll Or Derby by Red TashRoller Skates by Ruth SawyerBruised by Tanya BotejuGoing in Circles by Pamela RibonLove and Skate by Lila Felix
Roller Skating in Fiction
27 books — 4 voters

Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
The first thing I ever learned in roller derby is to fall, and in the author world I believe that same rule applies.
Elizabeth J. Kolodziej

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