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...

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

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...

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

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...

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

18 March

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 you do when you have to force yourself to put on pants and hit the gym…. Read more »

12 March

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 beginner training group!) just before the new intake in April 2019. I started roller derby on the 11th October 2018, with images of… Read more »

19 June

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 »

24 April

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 »

7 June

On Saturday 13th May, our very excited B team travelled up to Newcastle to play Newcastle Roller Girls North C’s in our first open B team game of the year, and what a blinder it was! B team Vice captain The Ruth Fairy recounts the events of the day. This game had been a long… Read more »