What’s in the works…the biography of roller derby sports legend Cindy McCoy.
Skating became her obsession, an escape from a home life she was ashamed of. Skating was something she was proud of and knew she could be a part of. Her home life was not an issue on the banked track.
This captivating biography reveals the details of sports legend, Cindy McCoy’s inspirational life story. Cindy escaped a difficult youth, in which she faced abuse and abandonment, by becoming a professional skater at age 14 and traveling on an international Roller Games team. Fans in Australia became like a surrogate family to young Cindy and she was soon voted Roller Game Rookie of the Year and Roller Game Queen of the Year at only 15-years old, an honor that was never repeated. This moving narrative, about a young woman, who gave everything she had to the sport she loved, will appeal to fans of the Roller Games as well as readers of all ages just learning about this fascinating sport.