Roller Derby World Cup
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The Roller Derby World Cup is an international women's roller derby tournament organized by Blood & Thunder magazine. Teams of amateur skaters from around the world compete for their respective nations.
The inaugural 2011 Roller Derby World Cup was hosted by Toronto Roller Derby, and was held December 1 through 4, 2011, at The Bunker at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was won by Team USA, who beat Team Canada by a score of 336 points to 33 in the final.
Live online coverage of the entire 2011 event was broadcast on the Derby News Network. For the 2014 event, the complete live online coverage was broadcast by Blood and Thunder magazine, through the official roller derby world cup website.
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- "Dallas to Host 2014 Roller Derby World Cup". Derby News Network. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
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- "2014 Roller Derby World Cup live broadcast". rollerderbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 8 December 2014.