Monday, December 28, 2009

Thematic Photographic 81: "Feet" v.5.0 - Skate Away


"Carolina Rollergirls"
Raleigh, NC - June 2009 (Click to embiggen)

Thematic Photographic hosted by Carmi - Button Image by Smarmoofus Hosted by Written Inc.

These feet beong to one of the Carolina Rollergirls of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association. Yeah, I know what you're thinking... "Roller Derby? Seriously??" Yeah, seriously. If all you've ever seen is the WWE-On-Wheels version from 60's- and 70's-era television, you haven't seen the real deal. This is a legitimate sport played by legitimate competitiors and while the names they travel under might harken to those circus sideshow television bouts, that's where the similarity ends. If you get a chance, you really should check it out.
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3 comments:

lisaschaos said...

Great catch! Now, I wonder, is it still a rough sport? Ouch!

Mama Zen said...

I've always wanted to be a rollergirl!

magiceye said...

superb piece of action capture!