AS blaring rock music fills the indoor sports arena, ten women dressed in tiny hotpants skate at breakneck speed around a track, their faces painted like warriors.
But despite the neon clothing and eye-liner, this is no roller disco.
These skaters are not dancing, they are engaged in serious competition doing everything they can to smash each other out of the way.
This is the frantic, lively and often violent world of roller derby.
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