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For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for 0Whip It can be found here.

Yes. Whip It is based on Derby Girl, a 2007 novel by roller derby athlete Shauna Cross. Cross also wrote the screenplay for the movie.

It's a move used during a roller derby. Specifically, it is when a skater grabs a teammate's hand/arm and is pulled forward, "whipped" around and in front. It builds speed and helps her get through the pack.

Who was "Stryper"?

Bliss' t-shirt (which once belonged to her mom) is for a band named Stryper. Stryper was a successful Christian-glam-metal band, playing from the mid-late 1980's to 1992, with a reunion in 2003. Their official website.

It's called 'The Power is On' by The Go Team! The rest of the songs and their corresponding scenes can be found at what-song.

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