B.alsam A.rea D.erby Ass.ociation is a not for profit organization along with our affiliated teams: BAD, Balsam Mountain Roller Girls, Balsam Mountain Junior Roller Girls, and our new Minis team.
The mission of the B.alsam A.rea D.erby Ass.ociation is to provide the western counties of North Carolina and the surrounding communities with a positive and safe roller derby experience. We will encourage each member of the team to pursue their full potential on and off the track. Through charitable events, service projects, and other opportunities, we will support, take pride in, and actively participate in Haywood County and the surrounding counties
Balsam Mountain Roller Girls is the first Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby League in Haywood County, North Carolina!
Not sure what Roller Derby is all about? Modern day Roller Derby is not the roller derby of the 1970’s with women who are out to kill each other. Today’s Roller Derby is a serious sport combining strategy, athleticism and teamwork. Leagues, both adult and junior, are gaining in popularity as more people (especially women) want to participate in a team sport but not necessarily the “traditional” sports.
Balsam Mountain Roller Girls is proud to be represented by women from all over Western North Carolina, each of whom is as diverse as the area. While we pride ourselves on being athletes, we are also mothers, professionals, artists, students and much, much more. Every skater brings something indispensable to the league and together, we are making roller derby the most dangerous thing to hit Western North Carolina since moonshine!
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