‘Strong, resilient, Indigenous’: Women skate to victory at roller derby championships – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019369 Views

November 19, 2019

Inside the Claude-Robillard sports complex in Montreal, two borderless nations faced off in a full-contact, high intensity clash as part of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) International Championships Tournament – the Olympics of roller derby, according to the players.

It’s not the kind of competition you see every day.

The exposition game, called We Are Nation: A Game Without Borders pegged the Jewish Roller Derby against Team Indigenous, a multinational group now in its second year of play.

The team of 15 players, and support staff – represent over 20 First Nations worldwide.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/11/19/strong-resilient-indigenous-women-skate-to-victory-at-roller-derby-championships/

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