Alibi V.18 No.18 • April 30-May 6, 2009 

Derby Photo Spread

I See London, I See France

Roller Derby Photo Essay By Eric Williams

Wildfires and Muñecas players jostle for position at the starting line.
Wildfires and Muñecas players jostle for position at the starting line.
Muñecas jammer Muffin (yellow helmet) pulls herself forward using teammate Miss E. Vil, while the Wildfires’ pivot offers an assist to jammer Kiki D'iazz.
Muñecas jammer Muffin (yellow helmet) pulls herself forward using teammate Miss E. Vil, while the Wildfires’ pivot offers an assist to jammer Kiki D'iazz.
Muffin, jammer for Muñecas Muertas, pulls herself through the pack using a teammate's shorts.
Muffin, jammer for Muñecas Muertas, pulls herself through the pack using a teammate's shorts.
Muñecas blocker Death Ro (left) and Wildfires pivot Ivanna S. Pankin growl at each other at the starting line.
Muñecas blocker Death Ro (left) and Wildfires pivot Ivanna S. Pankin growl at each other at the starting line.
The aftermath of a collision between Muñecas blocker Amanda Jammitinya (in green) and Wildfires jammer Steely Jan.
The aftermath of a collision between Muñecas blocker Amanda Jammitinya (in green) and Wildfires jammer Steely Jan.
Kamikaze Kim jams for the Muñecas Muertas.
Kamikaze Kim jams for the Muñecas Muertas.
An impression of pack players.
An impression of pack players.
Post-game congratulations for the Muñecas on their 77-71 win.
Post-game congratulations for the Muñecas on their 77-71 win.
Miss E. Vil tightens her bearings on the bench.
Miss E. Vil tightens her bearings on the bench.
Disco Brawler pivot Meep Meep (right) lays a hit on Ho-Bot jammer Punchkin Pie.
Disco Brawler pivot Meep Meep (right) lays a hit on Ho-Bot jammer Punchkin Pie.
Meep Meep, pivot for the Santa Fe Disco Brawlers, screams in pain after taking a hit from Ho-Bots blocker R2BeatU.
Meep Meep, pivot for the Santa Fe Disco Brawlers, screams in pain after taking a hit from Ho-Bots blocker R2BeatU.
Ho-Bot jammer Brutalitaur (left) is taken out by Disco Brawler blocker Savage Scout.
Ho-Bot jammer Brutalitaur (left) is taken out by Disco Brawler blocker Savage Scout.