14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The sport of Roller Derby has come light years from the fake and choreographed bouts of the 1980s. Beginning as a grassroots movement in Texas, flat track roller derby has has become a mainstream sport played around the world that is even broadcast on ESPN.
Kristy Rowe, who goes by Harper Bizarre on the track, personifies the love of the game and it's pure athleticism.
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