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Holding Space with Magical Wheelism

May 25, 2020

Today’s guest, fitness coach and writer Octopus Prime announced earlier this year the winding down of Iron Octopus Fitness, her online fitness and coaching business for roller derby skaters. For the uninitiated, Prime’s work is anti-racist and rooted in body acceptance. I was an admirer and follower of hers for some...

May 10, 2020

Minnesota Roller Derby's Hurtrude Stein reflects on the road back to gameplay post-pregnancy and also shares what she holds as her post-pandemic derby visions for herself and the collective. The 10-year vet also translates some of her namesake Gertrude Stein’s sage words into derby wisdom. 

But before we begin, I just...