Podcast #33-17 Steel City Roller Derby- Kace O DaMondaze & Riley Rinkrash

Steel City Roller Derby (SCRD) (in their own words) is a skater owned and operated organization. We are Pittsburgh’s only all-female roller derby league, comprised of a diverse set of athletes from the nation’s home of superb sports teams. SCRD is taking all the action and exhilaration of yesterday’s roller derby and combining it with a new level of athleticism, moxie and drive, resulting in a revolutionary sport. With flat track roller derby leagues growing from 30 just a few years ago, to over 200 worldwide today, this new incarnation of an old sport is growing by leaps and bounds!  Our skaters work constantly – both on and off the track and in and out of the gym – to represent Pittsburgh at home and on the road. We compete at the highest levels of gameplay throughout the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.

As a 501c3 non-profit organization, SCRD is committed to fostering serious competition on a local, national, and international level, developing amateur athletes for competition, and promoting the physical and mental strength of all our female athletes.  For more information on the Steel City Roller Derby, visit www.steelcityrollerderby.org.

We interviewed Maryane Kimbler (a.k.a. Riley Rinkrash) and Nancy Donnelly (a.k.a. Kace O. DaMondaze)Kace O. started skating with the Steel City Roller Derby as “Fresh Meat” in 2011 and is now in her 6th year of playing derby.  Riley has just completed her first full year of playing derby.

Show Notes:
Kace O. DaMondaze and Riley Rinkrash, Steel City Roller Derby, contact info:
Website: www.steelcityrollerderby.org

E-mail: leagueoutreach@steelcityrollerderby.org

E-mail for Riley Rinkrash: mernmonster@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SteelCityRollerDerby

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/steelcityrollerderby/

Social Media Links for Kace O. DaMondaze:
E-mail: kaceo.damondaze@gmail.com

Facebook: Kace O. DaMondaze https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005632685721

Twitter: KaceO_DaMondaze

Instagram: Kaceo_damondaze

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
ScareHouse, Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Haunted House, Etna, PA, 2017 Season: September 15-November 4

Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure, Red River Gorge, Kentucky-Offering Via Ferrata (a climbing system that aids the climber by cables and hand and foot rungs), guided rock climbing and guided rappelling

Women’s Flat Track Derby Association

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Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org