It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention, and that certainly was what drove the inception of the Bloodshed Betties. After the League’s Fresh Meat intake during the earlier part of the season, it was discovered by Michelle Sylvest (aka. Pulptown Pumela) that she and several other players would either have to drive to Nelson to play, or wait around until spaces became available on closer teams. Never one to sit on the sidelines, Pumela recognized the need for a new team to serve the needs of skaters of the Trail area. Pumela and what would become the Betties took their DIY ethic to the track and built their own team from the ground up.
The Betties energy and perseverance!
Dedication during the league season was an issue this past season.
How was your 2011 season
Joining derby for the majority was a huge learning curve for everyone involved, and one of the best things we have ever done! The past season was a great eye opener for the team and what we are in for next season.
Vision for the future
West Kootenay Roller Derby Champions! We are coming out with a bang in 2012!!
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