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October 20, 2009

An Original Roller Derby Girl

The sport of roller derby is getting a lot of attention this fall with the new movie, Whip It. Roller derby has a proud history as an American sport that's been played since the 1920s. It's one of the few high-powered contacts sports that put women in the spotlight.  Judy Sowinski, also known as the Polish Ace, coaches the Penn-Jersey She-Devils in Philadelphia. But Judy had her own storied career in roller derby in the 60's when she was known as the Polish Ace. She joins Dick to talk about the sport then and now.

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