Rollergirl: Totally True Tales From the Track download free [PDF and Ebook] by Melissa Joulwan

Rollergirl: Totally True Tales From the Track download free [PDF and Ebook] by Melissa Joulwan year 2007
  • Book name: Rollergirl: Totally True Tales From the Track
  • Author: Melissa Joulwan
  • Release date: 2007/4/20
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780743297158
  • Rating: 8.83 of 10
  • Votes: 796
  • Review by: Ezekiel Massie
  • Review rating: 7.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/3
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The 1950s phenomenon of Roller Derby is back in full force, and it's definitely not your grandma's game anymore. With leagues in more than one hundred cities across the country, a national tournament, and major sponsors, the new wave of the sport has gone mainstream. No one is better qualified to tell the story of Flat Track Derby's astronomic rise than Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan. As a founding member of the Texas Rollergirls - the league that launched the sport and the reigning national champions - she has helped redefine what it means to be stylish, sporty, and sexy. With her mouthy, tough-as-nails style, Melicious recounts her best tales from the track: her fierce rivalries with The Wrench and Ivanna S. Pankin, the scene at the annual national tournament, the thrill of a bout, and the infractions that so often bring her to the penalty box. From the minute she first laced up her skates and wrapped herself in her alter ego, Roller Derby has given her a confidence boost, and she shares the positive impact the sport has also had on girls - young and not-so-young - who tack posters of her on their bedroom walls and lace up their own skates. Complete with photos and suggestions on how to develop a Rollergirl name and persona, this unprecedented tell-all comes from the woman who's watched the sport evolve from an underground Friday-night event to a bona fide national phenomenon.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H4M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Autobiography: Sport, Biography: General, Rollerblading, Skateboarding, Etc, Memoirs, Popular Culture, Biography: Sport
  • Available formats: MOBI, EPUB, HTML, PDF, DOC, TCR, TXT, WORD. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, TAR.7Z, TAR, RPM, Z, CBR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 154x230x20mm
  • Weight: 480.81g
  • Printed by: TOUCHSTONE
  • Published in: New York, United States
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