November 04, 2012 Slideshows

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Roller Derby National Championships 

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Belle of the Brawl helps Hollicidal strap her helmet on.
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The Atlanta Rollergirls strap up for their first championship game ever.
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The Dirty South Derby Girls warmup
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Warmups
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Coach gives a pre-game prep talk.
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The final huddle before playing in the national Roller Derby arena.
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Players walk through the curtain separating the warmup area and the main roller rink.
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Fans cheering
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Rebel Yellow smiles on the bench.
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Alassin Sane moments before the beginning of a jam, which is essentially a round of play in Roller Derby.
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Players cruise around the track. Atlanta pulls a quick lead of 49 to 0 in the first half.
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Despite their best effort, The Dirty South Girls lost to the Naptown Roller Girls 153 to 169.
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Fans show support.
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Halftime pep talk
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2nd half begins
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Neck and neck with half a period to go.
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Jammunition watches from the bench.
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The Dirty South Derby Girls high-five the Naptown girls after the game. Despite the loss, the team was thrilled to play in the nationals and hope to be back next year.
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Dustin Chambers
The Atlanta Rollergirls strap up for their first championship game ever.
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