June 17, 2017 11:29 PM
The Flour City Fear men's roller derby team had its home opener on Saturday, a round robin against Cleveland and Casco Bay at the Genesee Valley Sports Complex.
It was the first time a sanctioned Men's Roller Derby Association game has been played in Rochester, with the Flour City Fear the city's first men's roller derby team.
"We always felt we wanted to play too, but because it's women's roller derby, men weren't able to play on the women's team," says Richard Jones of the Fear.
"So a few years ago, men started organizing and started find a way in which they could create their own league, and in Rochester we felt there was a need as well."
The roller derby had food truck, and even an appearance by "Batman."
Updated: June 17, 2017 11:29 PM
Created: June 17, 2017 10:01 PM
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