Denver Roller Derby won the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international playoffs Sept. 13-15 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, WFTDA

Denver Roller Derby won the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international playoffs Sept. 13-15 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, WFTDA

Denver wins roller derby title at Kent’s ShoWare Center

12 teams competed in Women’s Flat Track Derby Association international playoffs

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 5:04pm
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Denver Roller Derby captured the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international playoffs Sept. 13-15 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

Denver earned a spot in the 2019 International WFTDA Championships in Montréal, Nov. 15-17. Montréal Roller Derby of Montréal, Québec, Canada took second and Philly Roller Derby of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, took third. Montreal and Philly also advance to the championships.

Hosted by Seattle’s Rat City Roller Derby, the event featured 12 of the best teams in the world together for three fierce days of competition.

“Klein” of Denver Roller Derby won the tournament MVP award. Her performance was “a highlight reel of agile line-work, lateral movement, and consistently beating blockers attempting to run her back,” said WFTDA Vice President “Deadeye” while presenting the award, according to the league’s website.

Roller derby teams prepare for the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international playoffs Sept. 13-15 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, WFTDA

Roller derby teams prepare for the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international playoffs Sept. 13-15 at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, WFTDA

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