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 August

After a hard fought and tense final, the East Midlands’ top female roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots came away with second place in Tier 2 North of the Roller Derby British Championships. In a disappointing loss which initially saw the Harlots hold Newcastle on just one point from the first jam as they extended… Read more »

13 August

Happy anniversary old girl! Yep, roller derby is 80 years old today and we couldn’t be happier. The sport might have had more reinventions and rule changes than Madonna and Lady Gaga have changed their style but we are so happy to be part of something revolutionary that changes everybody it touches… for the better…. Read more »

11 August

By Tiki Terror I have been through a few skate brands and boots over the last six or so years since I started, back in May I decided to really invest in a good quality boot since experiencing size issues with my old boots. I wanted to invest in a pair of high quality boots… Read more »

28 July

By Janey Canuckle I was 36 in 2012, when I attended my first Hellfire Harlots recruitment session at the suggestion of my wonderful longtime friend (and now amazing derby ref) Zebra Harry. I wasn’t particularly athletic growing up: I got steady Bs in PE and dropped it at the first opportunity two years from the… Read more »

22 July

The Nottingham Hellfire Harlots brought home a crucial win this weekend against Leeds Roller Dolls, qualifying them for the British Championships Roller Derby Tier 2 playoffs and seizing them the chance for promotion to Tier 1, the Premiership. With a score of Leeds 111 – 189 Harlots, this was the Harlots’ fourth win in the… Read more »

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