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The Birmingham-based Central City Rollergirls are at the forefront of roller derby's expansion in the West Midlands. The contact sport's origins lie in 1930's America, and it now boasts over 1,000 amateur leagues worldwide. CCR currently fields two travel teams, an A and B team, and three intraleague teams, each schooled in the art of blocking, jamming, and pivoting. Four weekly practises keep fitness sharpened, and weekends feature newbie try-outs.