Just published a piece on our own Cape Fear Roller Girls in Men Ink magazine (online):
You’ll think I’m exaggerating if I say that the Cape Fear Roller Girls are my all-time favorite spectator sport, but that’s not a particularly high bar, since I’m not a sports fan. The Roller Girl events at the Schwartz Center downtown are literally spectacles. It takes a while to figure out what’s going on in the ring, but your tattooed, beer-drinking bleacher-mates will eagerly fill you in on the rules, jabbing at your program, at the confusing numbers on the scoreboard, at the helmeted ladies whizzing around the track and crashing into one another. The crowd is friendly and various, antic; the action is tense and real.