June 8, 2006

Gotham Girls Roller Derby; Food Diary Redux, Day 2

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Last Friday, I went to my first roller derby bout ever. The Gotham Girls Roller Derby match was between the Queens of Pain and the Brooklyn Bombshells (their other two teams are the Bronx Gridlock and the Manhattan Mayhem - clearly no love for Staten Island). It was really a lot of fun. I sat rinkside, which got me insanely close to the action, which proved to be a bad idea (or good, depending on how you look at it) when Raggedy Animal got shoved into me. Picture 7 of 8 happened right before I was flattened. My camera and I didn't seem to be damaged either, which is probably the most important thing. In the end, the Bombshells won the close match making their home Brooklyn crowd quite happy.

- More photos from Bombshells vs Pain in my Gotham Girls Roller Derby set on Flickr

2006 Food Diary, Day 2
12:26 a.m. - Home, one glass water. Really needed that glass of water after 64 oz of Bud Light.
9:04 - Work, 32 oz of water. Finished at 12:02.
12:46 p.m. - McDonald's medium #1 meal (that's a BigMac and fries) with a Coke. For some ungodly reason, they were selling an extra Big Mac for only $1 more. Of course, I had to buy and eat it.
3:07 - 30 oz of water. Finished at 5:54.
8:02 - Home, pasta with clams and garlic, one glass white wine.
8:20 - Water, one pint.

Posted by tien mao in Food/Drink, Photos, Sports at 7:48 AM



We have Rose City (that's P-town y'all)Roller Derby too! Soon I will be rooting for my roommate (a lawyer to boot) to hip check and whip girls around. She is fresh meat. Christina and Shannan should get on board. Brooklyn babes is more like it.

Posted by: Dysis Katherine at June 8, 2006 1:04 PM

found you via gothamist..these photos are great! what lens are you using?

Posted by: kim at June 13, 2006 9:36 PM

thanks, kim. it's a 17-40 f/4 lens from canon.

Posted by: tien [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 14, 2006 5:28 PM

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