For those who feel the call of retirement coming on, but don’t quite know how to put into words what you should say to your league, Derby Central is here to help you out with our Mad Libs Retirement Letter.
Dear [league name],
It is with a(n) [adjective] heart that I write this letter to you. After [number] years playing as a [noun] with my [adjective] team, I have decided to retire. I want to give my body some time to rest after injuring my [body part], [other body part], and [still other body part] from derby, and that one time I drank too much [name of alcohol] and slipped and hurt my [body part] along with [name of teammate]‘s [type of vehicle]. I will also be looking forward to spending time with [name of significant other], but even more so with my [prized possession]. Also, my [type of a job ending in “ing”] really has to come first during this [adjective] time in my career.
I would [verb] to stay on with the league as a [noun], and use my knowledge of [noun] to help with [name of committee]. I think after playing [rival team] for so long, I will also have great [noun] for how to stop [name of rival player].
After writing this, I now have to go [verb] into a pillow or [verb] until I cannot [verb] any longer. I love you more than [noun], and I will always bleed [color].
[Your skater name]
Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words, and then submit the form. It will reveal your completed letter which you can share with your team and the world!