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Roller derby takes off in the West Kootenay

(Photos contributed by Megan Cole/Nelson Star)

There has been resurgence in roller derby in B.C.

The sport, popularized in the 1970's, is back and bigger than ever. This time around it's a true sport, not theatre - and it's being driven by women.

Nowhere is roller derby hotter than the West Kootenay - which hosted the Western finals this past weekend.

Our reporter in the Kootenays Bob Keating was there and brings us this feature report.
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