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Interview: Coach G$ of the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls

San Francisco Roller Derby Examiner, Veronica La Rosa

December 1, 2009 – “At the beginning of 2009, the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls took on a first year roller derby coach to head up their travel team for the year. Garth Adlao, aka Coach G$, immersed himself immediately in the sport and helped the team compete home and away all season. Ultimately, the team took fifth place at the WFTDA Western Regionals Tournament in October. Now that his rookie season has ended, Coach G$ answered some questions about his goals, the sport, and his team.”

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Richmond Wrecking Belles

Richmond Confidential, Carah Herring

November 28, 2009 – “A group of Richmond women is enjoying bragging rights over Oakland, because they are the reigning 2009 champions of the Bay Area Derby Girls league. The Richmond Wrecking Belles skated to a perfect 4-0 season, beating the Oakland Outlaws in the fall showdown at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center.”

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What Would Brian Boitano Make? by Michael Thomas Hastings

August 31, 2009 — Brian Feeds Bacon to Derby Girls

“If Brian Boitano’s Food Network debut had us a little worried, the mere description of episode two gave us hope: “While hosting a dinner party of an all-girl roller derby team, Brian creates simple yet delicious recipes using bacon.” Roller derby and bacon? It’s like poetry to our ears. …”

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Rollergirls work up an appetite on Food Network

The F – – by Rachel Richardson

August 12, 2009 – “Rollergirls work up an appetite on Food Network

“…the series premiere of What Would Brian Boitano Make? featuring the Olympic gold medalist figure skater and sometimes “South Park” caricature. Boitano kicks off his new show by inviting the San Francisco Bay Area Derby Girls for a dinner party where he knocks back a few bacon martinis with the team. Bacon booze? Seriously?!”

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