Skating away to a new Derby Family

10th March, 2017

So ….. I’m a Harlot now, guess that’s a good place to start my story :) I’ve been skating for around 7 years and due to moving around for work and things I am on my third home league. After...

Skating away to a new Derby Family

Fitness and Body Composition Testing at Touchstone Wellness Centre

6th March, 2017

I first heard about Touchstone when an email hit my inbox from Jack, a trainer there. I thought it was spam at first, but when I saw it was about a “Health and Wellbeing Centre” right near my work...

Fitness and Body Composition Testing at Touchstone Wellness Centre

Derbycraft - Roller Derby knitting!

28th February, 2017

What do roller derby and knitting have to do with each other? (Well, apart from the fact that they’re my twin extracurricular passions, and that I was introduced to both by referee Zebra Harry?) It would be difficult to...

Derbycraft - Roller Derby knitting!

25 March

Nottingham’s top roller derby team the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots have announced today that they will travel to Ghent in Belgium to take part in /Skate Odyssey 2015/. Ten highly ranked European teams will take to the track across three days from the 15 – 17 May to battle it out in this Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) tournament…. Read more »

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21 March

You’ve got the basics, passed Minimum Skills, and now you want to jam or block… but your team wants you to do something different. In my case, I wanted to be a jammer. How do you marry those different ambitions?

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14 March Do you activate your glutes when playing roller derby?

  All I can think about at the moment is my arse and no, not because I think it looks good although, the size of it can be rather useful in roller derby!  I’m obsessing over my butt at the moment because it’s become apparent recently that it’s just not coming to the party where roller… Read more »

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10 March Tiki Terror

I transferred to the Hellfire Harlots back in March 2014. I worked and trained hard, eventually moving my way up to the advanced training sessions in May 2014. The reward to all this hard work was an exciting one, I made both A and B squads! I was excited as I would be making my… Read more »

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1 March Nottingham Hellfire Harlots celebrate win

Nottingham’s top roller derby team the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots are celebrating their first double win of 2015 with the league’s A and B teams winning their games against the Birmingham Blitz Dames in a double header at Nottingham Trent University last Saturday. The two A teams had played before in a tournament in Wales back… Read more »

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