Women on Wheels

"Like many women, Mai Leigh Chandler has fond childhood memories of roller-skating. She spent summer afternoons bumpily rolling down the streets of her Livermore neighborhood with wheels clamped to her tennis shoes, and she'd join friends for birthday parties and school trips at the local Roller King rink. But at 34, married with three kids and working a full-time job as a commercial property manager, she didn't expect to return to roller-skating. And she certainly didn't envision herself as a body-checking derby girl named 'Mae Daze.'"