Posts Tagged: sport

Should you go legit in roller derby?

Derby names are part of our sport, right? They can be really clever, creative and just damn cool. They are part of our history, our culture and give skaters who appreciate their privacy an alter ego to channel. But what about the future of our sport? Is it our derby names and boutfits that stop… Read more »

Announcement: Our 2014 Charity is Freed Beeches

PRESS RELEASE Nottingham Hellfire Harlots to Support Freed Beeches Charity in 2014 Nottingham roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots have announced that they will be supporting eating disorder charity, FREED Beeches throughout 2014. As an all-female league, the team have found time again that skaters come to them having had their own struggle with their… Read more »

Who runs the Hellfire Harlots? We all do!

A roller derby league can only be awesome with dedicated and amazing people behind the scenes and when everything runs smoothly, great stuff happens. Nights out, top notch training and bouts to remember don’t happen on their own, everybody in a league has to pitch in as most roller derby leagues are run by the… 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 »