Heavenly Rollers

Few sports are as dangerous and as beloved as the sport of roller derby, one that's popular inside the United States.

In Canada, and in Edmonton, the sport is just starting to gain notoriety, with a league starting in Edmonton in 2005 and a team starting in St. Albert in 2010. This week, the Timeout speaks to Celeste Thiesen and Leanne Johnson, two players from the Heavenly Rollers derby league, about the sport, its future, and why the players love it so much.