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Nottingham Hellfire Harlots Enjoy First Double Win

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Nottingham’s premier roller derby team, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots secured a double win last weekend with the B team winning their debut against Derby’s Haunted City Rollers and the A team winning their fourth bout out of five this year. Held at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus on Saturday 3 May, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots’… Read more »

Have you fallen into a different body image trap?

You might have seen Finn Furious’ awesome infographic showing how participating in a sport (roller derby, yeah!) has boosted our league members’ confidence. It is very easy to credit something external to you as ‘curing’ you of body image issues, but as Bunnie Suicide writes as part of our series on body positivity and the… Read more »

Body confidence the roller derby way part two

Continuing on with Finn Furious‘ blog about body confidence. If you missed it, check out part one. 6) Appreciate your body for what it does, not what it looks like. If you genuinely are at a point that you can’t think of anything you actually like about your body then it’s time to start thinking… Read more »

Body confidence – the roller derby way – Part 1

Body confidence is important to me because I spent much of my life feeling unattractive, big, ungainly, larger and lesser than more attractive people. That changed in the last few years. Part of it is age, part of it was roller derby, but a big part of it was a lot of deep thinking and… Read more »