Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

3rd May, 2019

I transferred from Hull’s Angels Roller Derby (HARD) to Nottingham Hellfire Harlots in December 2018. I made this decision one afternoon, as I sat writing my proposal to become HARD's Captain for the following season. But I felt restless. I wanted...

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

18th March, 2019

Many of us take up roller derby because it doesn’t feel like exercise. It’s a sport that doesn’t feel like a sport. The moment you strap your skates on and get on track, you don’t get the same feeling...

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

12th March, 2019

Hello potential new recruits! My name is Vamp Vengeance (aka Naomi) and I'm currently a semi-newbie with Nottingham's Hellfire Harlots. I (hopefully) will be graduating out of Sparks (which is essentially the...

Roller Derby + Half Marathon = !?!?!?!?!?!

19th June, 2018

Did you get involved in roller derby without much of an athletic background? Did derby become your slippery slope/gateway drug to actually using that gym you have a membership to? Do you struggle to fit in a rest day...

A Team Seize European Tournament Gold

24th April, 2018

This week, we returned home to the city with a 1st place trophy following a nail-biting tournament in Nantes, France last weekend. This is the second time the A Team have played at Nantes...