Going to take a second to pimp another blog. Tank just wrote an excellent post over at Roller Derby Inside Track on Minors and the future of the game. He also hates people who don’t use turn signals so I’m feeling particularly close to him at the moment. Here’s an excerpt.
Minors hinder and unfairly penalize aggressive play in roller derby. In a full contact sport (football and hockey being the prime examples) small infractions of the rules go uncalled on every play and are considered part of the culture/spirit of the game. Roller derby games are not being decided by who is the best team in a 5 on 5 situation but by who can keep the most players on the track at a time.
Read the full post at their site here: