Iowa City roller derby athletes show new batch of beginners how to roll (and fall)

It’s the second day of 101 Bootcamp. There are seven new recruits for the Old Capitol City Roller Derby (OCCRD) team. Tart of Darkness #323, Cara Delaney, straps on her knee pads and elbow pads, her wrist guards and mouth […]

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As Iowa skate culture swells, Skate DSM is giving away 500 skateboards and helmets to local kids

Students pre-K through 8th grade can nab a free, brand-new skateboard and helmet through a new initiative from Skate DSM. “One of the biggest goals of Skate DSM is to really get more kids on skateboards,” said organization president Norm […]

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