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Meaty Bones, Derby Ref
By Rabbit Zielke
Chattanooga, TN – The Women's Flat Track Derby Association has roller derby leagues all across the globe. The female athletes that compete in this full contact sport follow rules and guidelines to keep the sport as safe as possible. Referees are a big part of roller derby. Meaty Bones was a skater on the Chattanooga Roller Girls team but due to injury, she had to put the competitive sport of derby behind her. She stays on her skates as a referee and a part of Team Zebra.
The Chattanooga Roller Girls will meet the Classic City Roller Derby Girls from Athens Georgia on Saturday, July 23rd at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Doors open at 6:00 and the bout starts at 7:00.