Unique Wedding Roller derby queen ties the knot in skating rink

Just before halftime of the Saturday night's game, the 32-year-old member of the Garden State Rollergirls, quickly transitioned from her derby persona (Double Tuf Oreo), to a blushing bride.

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Suzanne Baucom aka Double Tuf Oreo with her husband to be Brian Ross listen to Officiant Nerissa Coan aka Tiptoe, Esq for their wedding at Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington. play

Suzanne Baucom aka Double Tuf Oreo with her husband to be Brian Ross listen to Officiant Nerissa Coan aka Tiptoe, Esq for their wedding at Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington.

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Unlike most brides, Suzanne Baucom was in a roller rink playing alongside her team in the season's opener at the Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington, shortly before she tied the knot.

Just before halftime of the Saturday night's game, the 32-year-old member of the Garden State Rollergirls, quickly transitioned from her derby persona (Double Tuf Oreo), to a blushing bride.

In place of her black leggings and team jersey, Baucom reappeared on the in a strapless three-quarter length wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline.

Baucom and her partner, Brian Ross, who have been together for 12 years, said "I do" during the 30-minute halftime.

"We are both very adventurous people who just love to find fun and different things to do whenever or wherever we can," Baucom said.

According to her, she chose that particular wedding venue because she knew she wanted to marry before a crowd of loved ones - and to include her actual relatives and her extended derby family in the celebration.

"The main thing that attracted me to this venue was the fact that I play here with my team and I wanted to show my family and friends what I love to do — roller derby," Baucom said.

"Brian and the kids are my No. 1 fans and I know how much they also love derby and seeing me play."

The couple had a very intimate bridal party which included their children, Zoe, eight, who was the flower girl, and Noah, 5, who was the ring bearer - or as his T-shirt read: ring security.

Baucom's teammate, Maggie Wellins (aka "Betty Barracuda") was the maid of honour, and the best man was the groom's brother, Kenny Ross.

The wedding was officiated by Nerissa Coan aka "Tiptoe Esquire," and Roger "Rogzilla" Harkavy was the announcer of the occasion.

Like the bride and groom, Wellins and Coan, whom Baucom met three years ago through their participation in the sport, also wore skates during the ceremony.

The bride's parents, James and Elizabeth Callahan, took a more traditional approach and wore dress shoes to escort their daughter onto the track at the opening of the ceremony.

Ross met Baucom more than a decade ago at Stateline Diner in his hometown of Mahwah.

He proposed to her, who was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and raised in Ramsey, at the Bergen County diner on her birthday eight years ago.

This year, the couple agreed that after 12 years and two children, they wanted to make their partnership legal.

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