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Roller derby's mission is more than meets the eye

Originally Published: May 12, 2011
By Elaine K. Howley

Articulate, professional, altruistic. Not the first three adjectives that come to mind when you think of roller derby. But for Boston roller girl, Jessica Garretson, these are just a few words used to describe her multi-faceted life.

By day, Garretson, better known to Boston Derby Dames fans as Britknee Breaker, coordinates volunteers for a well-respected non-profit benefiting disadvantaged women. But by night, you'll find her zipping around the flat track in Wilmington, Mass., ...

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