Posts Tagged: roller derby

How it feels to progress from Fresh Meat…

Wow, second week at Firecrackers [The Nottingham Hellfire Harlots’ intermediate skating group] and I didn’t fall on my ass! Result! I have fallen in love with roller derby though it sounds such a cliché (as all the blogs I read say the same thing) it’s true! I don’t do team sports, I never have. From… Read more »

Buying your first kit for roller derby

Roller boutique

Since October we have welcomed so many ladies to the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots that we have decided to put together a quick blog about kit to answer all those frequently asked questions that everybody has. If you’re on a tight budget then ask around your league to see if anyone has any kit they want… Read more »

What fresh meat need to know about wheels

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 »

Balancing Life, Student Nursing and Roller Derby

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 »