Posts Tagged: sport

My First Scrim

By Miss May-Hemm It’s fair to say I am not a natural at Roller Derby [ed remark: disagree!], so when it was time for my first scrim I was quite nervous. The Hellfire Harlots are possibly some of the best motivators and supporters I have ever known, so when I voiced my anxiety they were… Read more »

Harlots remain undefeated in T2 British Champs

They are fierce, they are fast and they play a contact sport on roller skates! On Saturday 27th June at Nottingham Trent University, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots hosted the most recent instalment in Tier 2 North British Championships of roller derby. Four teams from Tier 2 of the roller derby British Championships (or British Champs)… Read more »

Finding The Three A’s of Awesome

I’ve been working so hard at a lot of things lately that the inspiration to be awesome hasn’t been as forthcoming for me as it has in the past. Unforgiving deadlines, a growing to-do list with no end in sight and physio to work on burns a person out, leaving her going through the motions… Read more »

Skate To SKOD – What A Team!

When we decided to accept GO-GO Ghent Roller Girls’ invitation to A Skate Odyssey (y’know, that WFTDA tournament happening next week), we knew we’d have to do a bit of fundraising to help get our skaters and crew over to Belgium. We couldn’t have anticipated the amazing response we’ve had from the entire league, our… Read more »