Local Chattanooga Roller Girl stars in 2016 FOX Reality Show

American Grit premieres Wednesday, April 14 at 9pm.

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The reality show series is set in Washington state and will star WWE superstar Jon Cena. Military-based challenges are given to four teams and in the end, a one million dollar prize will be given to the winning team. Chattanooga born and raised Tabatha Armour, who is better known by some as Goldie Knocks #5 of The Chattanooga Roller Girls, went through several interview processes to be chosen as one of the final sixteen to compete.

Four teams of four, derived of eight men and eight women from across America, are spearheaded by a former military member–Navy Seal, Marine, Army and Army Ranger. The daily challenges force the teams to use their strength, endurance, logistics and strategy. At the end of a challenge, the losing team is sent “off to the circus.” The Circus is an obstacle course that ends with an endurance trial and the loser of that must leave the show.

Off the grid for almost two months—no cell phone, no facebook, she couldn’t communicate with her family–Goldie took on the challenge to find out how much “American Grit” she was made of.  Just to name a few, she competes against a body builder, a Boston cop, gold medal Olympian, and lumberjack. “The Roller Girl” enjoyed being pushed outside her comfort and time zone.

After a tough year in 2015, Goldie figured there was nothing she couldn’t do as a single mother of two who just went through a divorce and lost her sister to Sickle Cell. She knew as long as she tried, she would be a winner.  “I have always been the underdog,” Goldie said, “I like showing that never underestimate yourself and you can do anything you put your mind to.”

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Rolling in #Fresh into 2016

There’s so much to look forward to on and off skates! A new home with the Orange Grove Center on, get this–Derby street! The recently graduated bootcampers, now officially CRG’s bteam “The B-Railers,” hit the track February in Marietta for their first game! We have plans to Adopt A Highway, host a Fun Run and bring as much action off skates in the community as we have been bringing to our bouts since 2008! And last but not least, we’ve added another home bout to the 2016 season! So that makes FIVE, yes FIVE times you can cheer us on and be apart of the best fans anywhere!

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2015 Season Complete

Our 2015 season is now complete. Thank you to all the fans who have supported us this season, we can’t wait for you to see what we have in store for 2016.

And thanks to the Atlanta Rollergirls Jukes for a great game and we will be coming at you next year for some payback!

CRG vs ARG 10/10/15

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‘Day of the Derby’ Tickets are ON SALE

IT’S OUR LAST BOUT OF THE 2015 HOME SEASON!

We will be taking on the Jukes of Hazzard from Atlanta, GA.

We say “goodbye” and “good luck” to Hits ‘n Giggles and Jenny Hate as this will be their final bout with CRG.

Doors open at 6pm, bout starts at 7pm. As always the best seats are up front in the suicide seating (ages 18+).

Tickets:
$10 in advance from your favorite roller girl and online
$12 at the door
$8 for veterans and active duty personnel with valid ID
Kids ages 6-12 are $5
Kids 5 and under are FREE!

Tickets can also be purchased from our good friends at Main Line Ink, Four Bridges Outfitters, Swann Chiropractic and Village Print Shoppe.

The after party will be held at Universal Joint Chattanooga on Lookout St. & Georgia Ave.

Day of the Derby 10/10/2015

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Throwdown to Get a Floordown

CRG’s rink needs a new floor!

We are having a mash-up scrimmage to raise funds for a new floor. It will be open to spectators and will be a 70’s themed scrimmage with four 30 minute mini bouts.

Scrimmage starts at 3pm EST, skaters can arrive at 2pm EST. It’s $5 CASH at the door to play. All skaters must have a black and white scrimmage shirt with their number on the back per WFTDA standards. We are capping at the first 20 skaters from surrounding leagues to sign up.

Skaters sign up here – http://bit.ly/1LFF34s
Referees/NSOs sign up here – http://goo.gl/forms/DtfP8L24o5

Throwdown to Get a Floordown - 9/27/15

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