Posts By: Hazel Ryan

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

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 amongst your training days and cross-training days? Check, check, and check: this was already me. How… Read more »

A Team Seize European Tournament Gold

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 Derby Girls’ West Track Story roller derby tournament but changes in training, lineups and leadership within the league have been credited with driving the… Read more »

Kit Review: Ennui City Brace II

Since I started derby 18 months ago, I’ve been using 187 pro wrist guards, they were easy to wear and have probably saved me from a broken wrist but I’ve had numerous problems with them. My first pair, I broke the splint and although the convienient slit in the front, theoretically allows the replacement of… Read more »