Karen Williams wears many hats. She is a cultural anthropologist, undergraduate teacher at Queens College and an instructor at New York Insight Meditation Center. Williams, though, also wears a helmet. And knee pads. And wrist guards. And roller skates.
Susannah Hainley grew up with a varied athletic background—ballet, lacrosse, rugby, swimming. She never found her thing. She knew, though, that she preferred team sports to solo ones.
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Lauryn Tacoronte wrestled at Curtis High School in Staten Island, N.Y. Being the only girl on an all-boys team wasn’t easy. Continue reading “Gotham Girls Roller Derby Profile: Lady Fingers”