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Roller derby over 50

Melody Kool was born on September of 2010 when I got brave enough to go to my first roller derby training.  I discovered this sport about a year before when I went to watch a friend play.  I grew up roller skating and loved it.  Little did I know that it could be a sport that I could learn.  Mind you I was terrible at everything except swimming and even then was to timid to compete.

I wa alreedy 49 when I became a part of the sport and I have to work very hard to keep up with the 20 to 30 year old players.  I am determined to get as good as I can even if I can’t make a public competing team. I’m still trying and am going to my first bootcamp in
December. 

Regardless of how things go I plan to skate right into the next life. I had to find the motivation to get up off the couch and get into shape and this is how I am doing it.  I am in the best shape since my early 30’s.  I have discovered it is never to late to start.  I have had set backs with some injurys and watching some many pass me by but I will not give up!