L.A. Derby Dolls roller derby event

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Roller derby players compete during the L.A. Derby Dolls women’s banked track roller derby event in Los Angeles, California on September 24, 2016.

Roller Derby is a contact sport that originated in America and is based on two teams formation roller skating around an oval track, with points scored as one player known as a jammer laps members of the opposing team. The sport, which began in 1922, is played predominantly by women skaters with a strong emphasis on punk aesthetics, unique costumes and humorous stage names.