In Pursuit of Crazy Eyris: Weekend Roller Skating

Skating at Joycrest

This weekend, for my birthday and in preparation for wReck Derby this week, we went roller skating. I wish the photos and watermarks were better, but I’ll work on that. I guess maybe I should have taken a picture of myself, huh?

In Pursuit of Crazy Eyeris: Ready for a Derby Girl Beating

My first open skating session before Freshmeat workshops begin is exactly one week away. ILWR offers two open skate sessions prior to Freshmeat workshops. During these sessions I will learn basics such as form, falls, stops, and strength training. The next time I write about Crazy Eyeris, I will be heading off to skate that {… Continue Reading …}

In Pursuit of Crazy Eyeris – I’ve Got a Brand New Pair of Roller Skates!

Crazy Eyeris Riedell skates by Elaine Griffin Designs

When I was in high school I played the trumpet. Next to me sat Simon. Quiet, slightly shy, so super nice, amazing musician Simon. Simon, who is now a Grammy award-winner. Yeah! Simon used to listen to his Walkman (who didn’t!) and would share what he was listening to. He introduced me to Melanie. He {… Continue Reading …}

Crazy Eyeris – why I want to be a roller derby roller

That’s my Derby alter-ego. If I make the team. I’m trying out next year. Going to train and soak in as much Derby as I can in the meantime. I am beyond excited. Scared. Overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with the support that my family has shown. I thought it was something I would want to do, but {… Continue Reading …}