Roller Derby 'College of Hard Knocks' (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX Eyewitness news report from September 4th 1972 featuring scenes of men's roller derby training. Also includes an interview with a coach, who refers to his training as the 'College of Hard Knocks'. When asked to consider what draws people to roller derby, he replies that: "I think nowadays that this is the time where people want to be recognized ... Nowadays people are more aggressive. They want to be noticed."
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on October 22, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 9/4/1972
- Recording medium: 16mm color, magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 3:36
- Type of material: archival newsfilm