Is there a roller derby scene in Metro Phoenix?

Valley 101 show

Summary: If you fell down the TikTok rabbit hole in 2020, odds are you probably came across one or two videos of people roller skating. It's a trend and hobby people took up to get outside during the pandemic. Valley 101 listener Antonio Moody is a teacher and heard about the exact same trend from his students. Some of them even thought of taking up roller derby. Moody asked the podcast team if there was a roller derby scene in Metro Phoenix.  In this week's episode of Valley 101, a podcast from The Arizona Republic and, producer Maritza Dominguez digs into this community.