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The Mickipedia to Becoming a Derby Doll

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This upcoming weekend is probably the biggest weekend the LA Derby Dolls have had so far. In a first tournament of its kind, the best skaters from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County are having it out on a banked track. Not only will there be tons of games throughout Saturday and Sunday, there will be bands, food, beer and general awesomeness. What the Derby Dolls do is very special and unique to Los Angeles. If you were making a list of thing to do before you move out of town, this is a must and here's two days of opportunity (and while available, there's a discount code [ladd2day] for $10 off here).

And if you do go, you'll see one hopeful player working the door. She won't be playing since she's still considered "Fresh Meat," or sometimes a "Baby Doll," but she hopes to make a team in the August try-outs and isn't shy to admit her derby zeal and kick-ass skills on the track. By day, she's Micki Krimmel, a new media consultant who helps media companies and technology startups define their web strategy, particularly with social tools. "My focus is on building long term sustainable communities," she says.

And by night--or more accurately, when online--she's Mickipedia.