Roller Derby

The Awesome Mitten- Michigan Roller Derby

While the term “Roller Derby” dates back to the 1920s, the modern day version is immensely different than the prototype. Contemporary women’s roller derby is an exciting and engaging display of athletic skill, and an all around good time. It wasn’t until the late 1930s, with Leo Seltzer’s Transcontinental Roller Derby, though, that the sport […]

Lansing Derby Vixens

The Lansing Derby Vixens are nothing to mess with, that is for sure. A group of strong-minded, excited, and committed women, they not only skate their hearts out but interact with their community in very important ways. Annie Oxidant (or Teresa Zwemer) is the Co-Captain of the Lansing Derby Vixen’s Capital Corruption, and she is […]