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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Six

So my Fresh meat days are nearly over. Because I’m kind of obsessive I counted how many different ‘sign offs’ you need for your WFTDA minimum skills (not including 27 in 5). This totals 219 in total (73 skills to

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Five

Yesterday was my eight month Derbyversary. This comes after a fantastic practise on Saturday where I got three PB’s and felt like I played well at Daisy (despite the penalty – oops!). Followed by an evening of alcohol with many

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Three

So I’ve been skating now for four months. I feel more confident on wheels and am learning new skills such as crossovers, transitions,  and lateral moves. All of these seem completely out of reach until I realise that I’m doing them. Okay

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Two

As the plane landed from my week’s holiday I looked out of the window and thought; yay I can go back to Derby!! Six weeks into our Fresh Meat stage with the Dames and we’ve consolidated to a hard core

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