Derby Dolls Co-Founder Named as 1 of L.A.'s Pioneer Women
It's Friday and that means the Los Angeles City Council praises the work of community members and businesses, handing out certificates and telling the world the good things Angelenos do. Today each councilmember honored one women from their district as Pioneer Woman. One of them was a Derby Doll.In 2003, Rebecca Ninburg and Wendy Templeton founded the L.A. Derby Dolls, an organization that has turned into a premiere banked-track derby league with a space that can hold some 1,700 fans.
"If you haven't been to the game, besides the 16 ounce Tecates, it's one fo the most exciting places to go in Los Angeles," declared City Council President Eric Garcetti, who awarded Ninburg, or Demolicious as her derby name goes."