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...

Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

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

11 January Heartless Breaker

Now that Hellfire Harlot Coco De Maul is a poster girl for derby-owned retailer Roller Bootique, a lot of our girls are taking a greater interest in their kit! We’re getting all kinds of questions about wheels in particular at the moment, so hopefully, this blog should answer a few questions for anybody who is… Read more »

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9 January

My first year at university was a terrifying time especially with someone who has a severe lack of confidence and used to a strong family input. In my first year, the Quidditch Society of the university kept me sane juggling assignments and home life but I soon discovered how much of my daylight hours were… Read more »

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6 January

I am a nearly 37 year old grandma and I play roller derby. I’ve never been one for sports and would never have thought a team sport would be my thing. I’ve been playing roller derby for nearly two years and it’s one of the best things I’ve done. It helps me to keep fit,… Read more »

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4 January

Our October recruitment was so successful that we are throwing open our doors again to welcome new skaters to the Hellfire Harlots from Monday 13 January 2014. You don’t need to be able to skate or even have your own kit as we will teach you how to skate, stop, fall and best of all,… Read more »

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31 December

We might be having a short break from skating between Christmas and New Year before Tattoo Freeze but roller derby is never far from our minds! Some of us have kept our exercise regimes up to their usual standards and others are weight lifting mince pies by the dozen into their mouths (that would just… Read more »

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