Epic week­end for Air­lie skaters

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ROLLER DERBY

FOUR of the Air­lie Beach Trash­bags made their way to Glad­stone at the week­end for a huge roller derby event known as the Epic Scrim.

The event at­tracted skaters of all lev­els from all over Queens­land to a full two-day roller derby ex­trav­a­ganza.

Skaters played a se­ries of games in mixed teams in a rolling timetable all day long. Some of the skaters had their first ex­pe­ri­ence play­ing on coed teams.

Sea­soned skaters Chris­tine ‘Boss in Boots’ Cleary and Belle ‘Belle­Fire’ Ryan showed the ropes to new skater Emma ‘B.T.Kil­lam’ Gil­lam, who made her roller derby de­but at the event.

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‘Blame Canada’ Knight en­joyed a front row po­si­tion all week­end long, as an of­fi­cial.

To stay up to date with game news, fol­low the Air­lie Beach Trash Bags on Face­book at www.face­book.com/ Air­lieBeachTrash­bags.

JAM­MING: Emma 'B.T.Kil­lam' Gil­lan scores points for her team in her de­but ap­pear­ance for the Air­lie Beach Trash­bags. Photo Richard Tompsett.

TOUGH ENOUGH: Chris­tine ‘Boss in Boots’ Cleary, on the left in white, in a co-ed roller derby bout on the week­end. Photo by Richard Tompsett.

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