Dead River Derby came together in the spring and summer of 2012. A group of people who didn’t really know each other got together with the idea of starting a roller derby league in Marquette. After a lot of planning and prepping, the league was formed and Fresh Meat 1.0 kicked off July 1, 2012.
We skated hard and worked on our skills until our first bout in March 2013. Filled with both excitement and terror, we headed downstate to face Mid Michigan. We didn’t win – in fact some might say