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« Friday, February 23 »
Web Extra: Jamming
Richmond magazine - Roller derby is played by two teams of five skaters, who circle a track in a series of short matchups called jams. A jammer (indicated by a starred elastic helmet cover, called a panty) earns points by lapping the other team's blockers. Blockers can help their jammer and obstruct the opposing jammer's path ...

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (February 22-25): A Play About Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth, Roller ...
Washingtonian.com - ROLLER DERBY The 2018 DC Rollergirls' season kicks off on Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader at the DC Armory. The first game features the DC All-Stars against the Charlottesville Derby Dames and the second will pit DCRG's National Maulers against Charlottesville's B-level team. $15, 3:30 ...

Portsmouth Roller Wenches presents Live Roller Derby Double Header
AboutMyArea - Portsmouth Roller Wenches present their first home game of the season in which the A Team will be taking on Tiger Bay Brawlers B Team (Cardiff) and the B Team will be taking on Nottingham Hellfire Harlots B Team for a fun, exciting, full contact double header at Havant Leisure Centre on the 10th ...

Weekend Top Picks
Clarksville Now - Clarksville Roller Derby will host its first bout of the season Saturday at Clarksville Speedway on Needmore Rd. Clarksville Roller Derby is an all-female roller derby team that competes regionally and conducts fundraisers for fellow non-profit groups. They face the Western Kentucky Rockin' Rollers in ...

Tweets About Mirai Nagasu's Free Skate Show That Fans Are Just So Proud
Elite Daily - With all of her accomplishments and determination, Nagasu is one of USA's most motivational and inspirational athletes competing this year. It's been an absolute blast watching her journey. Erin Jackson is an inline skating world medalist and roller derby MVP. She dreamed of skating in the Olympics, ...

5 Around Town: Ninja Turtles, Harry Potter, KidsFair, and a Batmobile
Live 5 News - This weekend in the Lowcountry will feature plenty of characters in costumes, a Batmobile photo-op, all-you-can-eat oysters, and the return of roller derby. KidsFair. The Gaillard Center goes to the kids on Sunday. The 30th annual KidsFair runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will include more than a hundred ...

Five things to do in Northumberland County this weekend: Feb. 23-26
northumberlandnews.com - Northumberland Roller Girls Open House: Sunday, Feb. 25. Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Port Hope Recreation Centre. Are you interested in joining one of the fastest growing sports in the world? Come out and see what roller derby is all about by checking out team demos, testing gear or signing up for their ...

ROLLER DERBY SKATERS LEFT WITHOUT A VENUE
NBN News - ROLLER DERBY SKATERS LEFT WITHOUT A VENUE. Luke Hislop February 23, 2018 North West Sport Leave a comment. Share. Facebook • Twitter. The New England Roller Derby League is desperately seeking a new venue, following the closure of their beloved home. While there's every possibility ...

« Thursday, February 22 »
Roller Derby selling tickets for upcoming dance
The County - CARIBOU, Maine - Members of the Aroostook Roller Derby will raise funds with a dance at the Caribou VFW Hall this Saturday, Feb. 24, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event will feature local musicians French Toast as well as door prizes. Roller Derby Coach Jay Olson said this is the first time they have ...

SoDel Roller Derby kicks off 8th season Saturday, March 3
CapeGazette.com - Southern Delaware Roller Derby kicks off its eighth season Saturday, March 3, with a bout that will attract roller derby talent from across the Mid-Atlantic. Called the Black & White Scrimmage, Jamie Doerfler, team coach, said the coed event is expected to bring people from Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey ...

Whip it! Welcome to the Crash Pad - home of New York City's Gotham Girls roller derby league ...
Daily Mail - This is the Crash Pad, home to the New York City Gotham Girls Roller Derby league, the third-best flat track league in the world according to the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). The women on the track, wearing jerseys representing two of the league's four home teams - Manhattan ...

Roller Derby: The empowering female sport
StaffsLive - For anyone that doesn't understand how it works, Roller Derby can look like madness. However, a group of inspiring women from Staffordshire and Cheshire say that the game has helped to improve their mental health. The Railtown Loco Rollers, a team based in Crewe, is made up of women of all ...

Erin Jackson at the Olympics: 'I feel like I won just being here'
McClatchy Washington Bureau - That didn't stop Jackson from becoming one of the top story lines of the Winter Games: A speedskating newbie, a black woman on blades, a convert from inline skating, and a roller derby queen to boot. Making the Olympic team catapulted her to African American role model status, particularly among ...

Sportswire: Righetti baseball, girls golf fundraiser set for March 17
Santa Maria Times - Cal Skate Roller Derby is hosting a "Fresh Meat Boot Camp" beginning Wednesday, March 1, at the Santa Maria Fairpark roller rink. ... a try, there will be an orientation and welcome session beginning at 6 p.m. on March 1 where you can speak with Cal Skate Roller Derby players and coaches and learn ...

BREAKING: Accident involving flipped vehicle blocks West Broad Street traffic
Red and Black - She said she was leaving roller derby, hit the curb, I think she over corrected and then went off the roadway and struck the telephone pole,” McIlvaine said. A guide wire was draped across West Broad Street as a result of the incident, but Georgia Power cleared it off approximately 15 minutes after the ...

Northwest Arkansas Roller Derby
Experience Fayetteville - Looking for something new to do in Northwest Arkansas? Catch a NWA Roller Derby game and you won't be bored! Roller derby is a completely unique, high-impact sport that is known for being totally inclusive of age, gender, nationality and background. It consists of two teams of five players roller ...

« Wednesday, February 21 »
Skaters bring wheels, willpower to Cincinnati roller derby tryouts
WCPO - Under the guidance of CRG players, including Jennifer “Sailor Scary” Damron and Amanda “Mama Crass” Frietsch, the hopefuls tried out their chops on a variety of things including basic skating and roller derby skills such as blocking, learning to hit and take a hit (after all, roller derby is a full-contact ...

People & Places: Roller derby is fun, exciting
CVR News - “My husband, Ray, and I went to watch one of their bouts,” Melhad said. “I said, 'This is for me; this is what I want to do,' so I started practicing with them and have been skating with them ever since.” Tonya (Hot Tee is her player name) said the team tries to keep about 20 players on the team, but only five ...

Derby Destruction
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - The Denali Destroyer Dolls are the Valley's original Roller Derby team. DDD hosted BoomTown for the first time in years Saturday, Feb 17 at Raven Hall. The surprisingly family friendly atmosphere featured barbecue, beer, firefighters fundraising, and of course the raw athleticism and carnage that go on ...

Video Of Karen Chen's Short Program Is Seriously Angelic & I Feel So Serene
Elite Daily - Hopefully, you're celebrating somewhere. Erin Jackson is an inline skating world medalist and roller derby MVP. She dreamed of skating in the Olympics, but to do that, she had to get on ice. She took her first steps on a long-track course in 2016 and started training professionally in September 2017.

A reunion of punk rock
The Arrow - The Cape Girardeau Roller Derby Team was also present in full force, some wearing roller skates. "When the organizers of the CGMO rock show asked if we wanted to make an appearance we were thrilled," said Kristin Rickman, spokesperson for the Roller Derby Team. "We had a great time at the ...

Gem City Roller Derby Home Bout
Dayton Convention Center - Gem City Roller Derby is the women's flat track roller derby team based in Dayton, Ohio. GCRD was founded in 2006. The league is a full member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association. The number of league members fluctuates, but averages out around 60 skaters and 80 total members, ...

Roller Derby Skater
Creative Market - Roller derby jammer in motion. Formats included: Illustrator CC AI, CS6, CS5, and EPS If you need any help or have questions just ask.

rollerderby Archives
Sacramento365 - Presented by Flood Water Roller Derby at Foothill Skate Inn. Mar 20. Flood Water Roller Derby Tryout Night. Are you a woman? Do you know how to roller skate or would like to learn? Would you like to join a team of women who support, encourage, and push each other to grow? Are you looking for a ...

Roller Derby Team Logo
Creative Market - Roller derby team logo. Editable font. Formats included: Illustrator CC AI, CS6, CS5, and EPS Font: Din Pro Condensed Bold.

« Tuesday, February 20 »
Cape Girardeau Roller Derby unveils new logo as season opener approaches
KFVS - CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -. Cape Girardeau Roller Derby (CGRD) has revealed a new logo before the start of the new season this year. The logo features the league's name underneath the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge. The new artwork replaces the old logo which included a sugar skull holding ...

Detroit Masonic Temple
Atlas Obscura - Inside the imposing neo-Gothic temple are a whole bunch of specialized rooms ranging from classic Masonic to modern amenities. There are three theaters, the largest of which has a seating capacity of 4,650. There's a 17,500 square foot drill hall (home to the Detroit Roller Derby, strangely enough); ...

SECOND CUP: Diabetes Health Fair for the Leon County Community
WTXL ABC 27 - ... Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil. The Diabetes Health Fair is March 3rd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Bond Community Health Center on Gadsden Street. It's a free event and includes: Free health screenings, medical officials and educators, and special appearances by the Roller Derby Girls and Star Wars ...

Expo will showcase Katherine clubs
Katherine Times - The annual event showcases the diverse range of sports and physical activities on offer in the town, and its interactive format will allow community members to have a go before committing to a club. From archery, rugby union and roller derby to air force cadets and cricket, there will be something on offer ...

Youngsters recognised at Herefordshire Sport Awards
Hereford Times - The Young Volunteer of the Year went to Amelia Corrick-Gough, of the Hereford Poison Berries junior roller derby ream. As well as being a team player, Corrick-Gough also coaches and officiates at club, national and European levels, devoting countless hours to the development of the club and the ...

Ashley Berman Hale - The Search Community Honors You
Search Engine Roundtable - Hobbies include roller derby, riding bicycles, finding neat insects, tasting all of the beers, and dominating at Dr. Mario. What you want to be known for in the SEO space? My personal work goal has always been to do really good work (and embracing that this can mean many different things). I want to be ...

Fire On Ice: Ocala's Jackson Attempts To Skate For Olympic Glory
The Florida Star - Remarkably enough, Jackson, a former University of Florida engineering student, only took up speed skating this past fall, spending most of her time over the past few years on inline skates as a roller derby player for the Ocala Cannibals and Jacksonville RollerGirls. By the start of the new year, she ...

« Monday, February 19 »
Taranaki woman in indigenous roller derby team
Taranaki Daily News - For Chrissi Phillips-Ryburn, the roller derby World Cup was more than just a sports meet. The Taranaki woman was part of the World Indigenous Team, which came together to highlight issues faced by indigenous women around the world, particularly missing and murdered indigenous women in ...

Sweets Rollergirls league seeks new members, referees
Citizentribune - COLLEGE PLACE - The Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls is looking for new members and referees. An orientation about the sport will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, at the Village Church Youth Center, 36 S.W. Eighth St. The Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls is an exclusive flat-track nonprofit ...

Last lap for Lloyd's Rollersports Centre
CTV News - “Twice a week for about two years. This is the way I train for roller derby. I am a positive thinker and believe that something new is going to pop up. We all play roller derby so we skate every day anyways, but it's a little iconic, it's weird to see it go,” said Michelle Serpanchy. Some people, like Dean Scott, ...

Erin Jackson could be the next face of US speedskating
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - She's all power, her legs bands of steel from years of inline skating and roller derby. Her technique, though, is barely novice level. She's like the golfer who can drive the ball 400 yards but can't finesse a wedge from 100, like the offensive tackle who can maul people in the run game but can't pass set.

Txrd Roller Derby
Nextdoor - 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1169, United States. View on Google Maps. Map Data. Map DataImage may be subject to copyright. Terms of Use • Report a map error. Other events you might like nearby. Jan 12. Girls Youth Club Volleyball- Open Registration Fri, Jan 12, 7:00 PM - Thu, Mar 29, ...

Taranaki woman in indigenous roller derby team
Neighbourly - For Chrissi Phillips-Ryburn, the roller derby World Cup was more than just a sports meet. The Taranaki woman was part of the World Indigenous Team, which came...

« Sunday, February 18 »
Yucaipa, Chino Hills roller derby teams ready for Hearts & Bruises Bout
Redlands Daily Facts - Roller derby fans and those curious about the sport can soon see Yucaipa's East Valley Roller Derby in action at the group's second annual Hearts & Bruises Bout. The team will face Prison City Derby Dames of Chino Hills during the family-friendly and free event Feb. 25 at 7th Street Park, 12385 7th St., ...

Metro briefs
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - This game will also be a double header with the Cedar Valley Junior Roller Derby team, the Mad Catters, who will play against Derby Devils Junior Roller Derby of Osage. The junior team game begins at 3:30 p.m..Tickets are available in advance at Mohair Pear, Waterloo Bicycle Works, Cedar Valley ...

Ocala's Erin Jackson places 24th in Olympic speed skating
Florida Times-Union - The Ocala resident, an inline skating champion who's a veteran competitor at Jacksonville Roller Derby, recorded a 24th-place time of 39.20 seconds in the women's 500-meter speed skating event Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Jackson's time ranked her well outside the medal chase. But for an ...

In Erin Jackson, US speedskating sees a bright glimpse into the future
Washington Post - A year ago at this time, she hadn't tried speedskating at all. She had won scores of national inline skating titles, competed for roller derby championships and earned a degree in material science from the University of Florida. But none of those provided the challenge the Olympics did.

Brittany Bowe Posts Third Top-5 Finish Of 2018 Olympics And Looks Toward The Future
TeamUSA.org - ... while Team USA's newest find, Erin Jackson, who is also an inline skater as well as a roller derby team member, was 24th in 39.20 seconds. Jackson made history as the first black female long track ... She also missed competing in the roller derby world cup. “My teammates were of course very understanding because I was going to the Olympics,” she said, “and USA actually won the world cup, so Go USA!” Jackson plans to go back to roller derby in Jacksonville, Florida, and also continue to compete inline.

West Seattle Saturday: Something for everyone!
West Seattle Blog - ROLLER DERBY: The Rainier Roller Girls' second bout of the season is tonight, 5:45-8:30 pm at Southgate Roller Rink — full details here. The theme is a flashback to the '80s, and you can be part of it too. (9646 17th SW)

Jeremy Fraser: New Waterford and District Community Centre offers a variety of winter options
Cape Breton Post - During the off-season, the venue is home to the Tar City Rollers roller derby team and also features adult rollerblading twice a week. The centre is also popular during the summer months for its weekly bingo game, which is held on Friday nights in the off-season. With Mount Carmel gym no longer in ...

Atlanta RollerGirls Roller Derby Bouts
Atlanta.net - Atlanta RollerGirls Roller Derby Bouts. Visit Event Website. Date: 2/24/2018. Start Time: 5:00PM. End Time: 9:00. Location / Venue: Yaarab Shrine Center. 400 Ponce de Leon Ave Atlanta, GA 30308. Price : General Admission: $ 15.00. Type: Sports. BUY TICKETS. VIEW ON MAP. Add to Calendar ...

Help Send Davanda to Roller derby
GoFundMe - Help Send Davanda to Roller derby - Davanda is a straight A student, 12 years old, a member of Diamond City Minors roller derby team (2017 world championship team) and would like financial help for herself and team to travel to assorted cities and states to defend their championship title. Thank you ...

I Tried Roller Derby For Leg Day... OUCH
Snarled - Rachel has never gone roller skating before but she hates leg day and wants to try something fun instead. So, in 100% Rachel fashion, she goes all out and tries Roller Derby for the first time. Location provided by: Angel City Derby || http://angelcityderby.com/. Wardrobe provided by: Big Bottom Behavior ...

« Saturday, February 17 »
Boston Roller Derby
Harvard Magazine - When not holed up in a Harvard chemistry lab, fifth-year graduate student Cristin Juda lets loose as her alter ego, “Brutyl Lithium.” The Boston Roller Derby track name is a play on the compound tert-Butyllithium, she says with a smile: “When it comes into contact with air, it catches on fire.” That's a handy ...

Former Thunder Bay resident helps Team Canada earn bronze at Roller Derby World Cup
CBC.ca - A former Thunder Bay, Ont. resident is celebrating a major win on roller derby's world stage. Ohio-born Bethany "Boxcar" Fisher, who played with the Thunder Bay Roller Derby League from 2010-2015, was part of the Canadian national women's roller derby team that won the bronze medal at the Roller ...

For the Hellbilly Heartbreakers, Roller Derby Is About Empowering Women
TAPinto.net - “Modern roller derby is about women empowering other women,” said Becky Misenheimer, who skates for the Hellbilly Heartbreakers as “Bloody Professor.” Misenheimer, an associate professor at St. Bonaventure University, said that most people's impression of roller derby is an outdated cliché of ...

Clark County's Storm City Roller Girls host daylong tourney
The Columbian - Roller Betties. 1 p.m., Northwest Derby Company vs. Gorge Roller Girls. 3 p.m., Femme Fianna vs. Storm City. 5 p.m., 3rd-4th place bout. 7 p.m. ... The Big LeBoutSki is a daylong extravaganza of roller derby, a fast-moving, fast-growing contact sport that has been building strong muscles and thick hides ...

Betties 'bout to take you out
KSTK - Roller Derby's popularity continues to rise across the country, and Southeast Alaska's small towns are no exception. In Wrangell, local women organized the Garnet Grit Betties years ago, and the team is still going strong. KSTK's June Leffler went to some practices to find out what it takes to play.

5 THINGS TO DO IN MAT-SU: Feb. 16, 2018
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - Doors open at 6 p.m. Come see live roller derby at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. DDD will compete against the visiting Boom Town Derby Dames. Meet the players and find a good spot before the wheels get rolling and the action starts at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 for pre-purchase and $12 at the door.

Roller disco is moving to bigger venue - and there's new adult only sessions
Devon Live - ReBoot was formed by Charlotte Crews and Maria Sowden who both share a huge love for skating which stemmed from being members of the local SWAT Roller Derby Team. Originally their venture began at Exeter Sports Academy where they stayed for two years before it was taken over by iBounce, ...

Lots of Roller Skating Fun at Oxford Auditorium
104.7 Heart FM - WOODSTOCK - It's time to break out those roller skates and roller blades. The Roller Derby Misfits will be hosting a family fun skate at the Oxford Auditorium today from 1pm until 4pm.

« Friday, February 16 »
Local woman does Roller Derby World Cup
Petersburg Pilot - The only Alaskan to compete in this year's Roller Derby World Cup is a Petersburg woman, and she joined the indigenous team to help support a mission to include native peoples globally, and advocate against upticks in violence against them. Victoria Moore, who plays derby with the Ragnarök Rollers ...

Texas Rollergirls Return from the World Cup and Head into the 2018 Season
Austin Monthly - The path to roller derby might seem surprising; it doesn't always begin with a love of roller-skating or contact sports. As Ruth Ann Williams Perez says, the most common answer one will get to the question of “Why roller derby?" is the 2009 film Whip It, a story about a struggling roller derby team.

Clark County's Storm City Roller Girls host daylong tourney
The Columbian - The local host team is Clark County's own Storm City Roller Girls; visiting for the day will be the Roller Betties (of Bellingham), the Rodeo City Rollergirls (of Ellensburg), the Northwest Derby Company (of Bremerton) and the Gorge Roller Girls (of The Dalles, Ore.) Officially sanctioned, bracketed bouts ...

Ocala native aims for gold in Olympic speed skating
WJXT News4JAX - An Ocala native who spent days on skates in Jacksonville's Roller Derby league is going for the gold. Erin Jackson is competing in ... “She was already a big deal in the derby world, that may not be a big deal to a lot of people, but in our world I have to stop to get autographs. I have to take pictures for ...

The HellRaisers holding open house
Hanna Herald - The Badlands HellRaisers Roller Derby team will be holding an open house on Thursday (Feb. 15) at the Dinosaur Downs Speedway at 6:30 p.m.. Locals Jill Lassaline and Cindy Goulet are both part of the team, which has members from all over the Badlands ranging in age from 18 to 52. “Growing up ...

The Brighton Rockers have gotta roll with it
The Argus - GUMSHIELD? Check. Helmet? Check. Pads? Check. Welcome to the tough and tumble world of roller derby, a sport not for the faint hearted. Get your skates ready because the Brighton Rockers are rolling back into town for the start of the new season with a game against Toulouse in Haywards Heath ...

JBLM TEAM BOUNCES ROLLERGIRLS, 180-134
Northwest Guardian - Lisa Schexnayder, a retired Army staff sergeant who served at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, spent her birthday evening like any roller derby enthusiast would - weaving and fighting through a crowded pack of skaters, half of whom were aiming to knock her off the track. While taking her licks and dishing ...

Quick Study
ESPN - A 15-year racing veteran with 47 national championships, Jackson was named Female Athlete of the Year for Roller Sports three times and earned MVP honors in roller derby. Even so, "no one was paying attention to Erin," Needham says. "The assumption was that if she'd wanted to cross over, she ...

Aurora Co-op a key supporter of State Fair
Grand Island Independent - A wide variety of community events, from Platte Valley Roller Vixens roller derby to Heartland United Way's inaugural Imagination Bacon event and private wedding receptions, have been held in what was previously called the swine barn. It's a great facility that can be used for a wide variety of purposes.

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: Feb. 15-18, 2018
outsmartmagazine.com - At 6 p.m., the Houston Roller Derby will open their season at Revention Music Center. In game 1, the Bayou City Bosses will face the Valkyries. In Game 2, the Houston Roller Derby Brawlers will face the Psych Ward Sirens. The first game will begin at 7 p.m., but guests are encouraged to get to the ...

events
Indy's Child - Event Details. The Tornado Sirens and the Warning Belles are proving to Indianapolis and the world that roller derby isn't just a bunch of fights and flash; it's the coolest sport there ever was for women.

Live Action Roller Derby - British Champs Tier 3 Men's South, Heat 1
Gumtree - Description. 2018 Men's Tier 3 South British Champs first heat of the season is hosted by the one and only Dorset Knobs Roller Derby. This first heat will see East Anglo Smacksons take on the home team Dorset Knobs. Also featuring is Kent Roller Derby playing against Suffolk Roller Derby Men's .

« Thursday, February 15 »
THE WHEEL THING: Rainier Roller Girls' next bout rolls into Southgate on Saturday
West Seattle Blog - Southgate Roller Rink - right next door in White Center - has made our area a hotspot for roller derby, for all ages, not just spectators, but skaters. It's where the Rainier Roller Girls' new season is under way, with monthly "high-energy, all-ages-themed bouts" at Southgate. And they want to make sure ...

Roll out the barrel
Great Southern Weekender (press release) - ON THE heels of last Saturday's launch of Albany Roller Derby's new track, The Weekender can reveal the league has sought a licence to serve alcohol at its Gledhow HQ. Kendell Smith, who on Janu- ary 25 submitted the licence application to the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor, said the ...

Aurora Cooperative to sponsor swine barn and arena at Fonner Park
Grand Island Independent - The swine complex has become a popular venue for events during the fair's off-season, from roller derby to community fundraisers to wedding receptions.

On the Go: Nikki Giovanni drops some poetry, and goat yoga
Chron.com - Houston Roller Derby. This double-header season-opener event will feature games between the Valkyries and the Bayou City Bosses, followed by the Psych Ward Sirens vs. the Brawlers. When: 7 p.m. Saturday. Where: Revention Music Center, 520 Texas. Details: $15-$25; houstonrollerderby.com.

Main events
Pamplin Media Group - Roller derby: Heartless Heathers vs. Break Neck Betties, Oaks Amusement Park, 7 p.m.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Barrow Infernos roll back into action
NW Evening Mail - A DEFEAT for Barrow Infernos could not dampen the spirits as Furness Roller Derby celebrated the success of their first home bout at Chetwynde School. The club's men's side took to the track against Manchester side New Wheeled Order, who are rated as the fifth-best team in the world, in the school's ...

Kid catches air and air miles
The San Diego Union-Tribune - "We all ride together and take the same lines," said their mother, Kathy, whose parents competed on the pro roller derby circuit with the L.A. Bombers and T-Birds. "Snowboarding is a great bonding experience for us." In addition to snowboarding, White skates and surfs, so he has a multisport balance ...

Skate hard, give back at NOVA Roller Derby
WJLA.com - This morning, Kidd O'Shea laced up his skates and put on his helmet at NOVA Roller Derby, a competitive sports organization whose motto is "Skate hard. Give back."

... or, the roller derby play
Indiegogo - Gina Femia has written a remarkable play inspired by the amazing world of all female roller derby. The play explores female relationships and asks how much you're willing to sacrifice - or lose -to follow your heart. While it has a serious topic at its core, our Roller Derby team the Brooklyn Scallywags -- populated with some wonderful quirky real characters ...

Seeking original music for a roller derby movie
Craigslist - That said... I am currently editing a documentary about a roller derby player. I am looking for original, hard-hitting music to include in the soundtrack. In particular, I'm searching for songs in the following genres: ...

« Wednesday, February 14 »
Roller Derby looking for a rink in Grande Prairie
My Grande Prairie Now - A roller derby event held in Grande Prairie in 2011 attracted 1400 people and a local group wants to get the sport going again. Dawson Creek, Fort St John and High Prairie have all launched teams in recent years. Christina MacNeil with the Grande Prairie Roller Derby Association thinks they could ...

Determined to succeed
The Clarion - Angelique Camp stands tall dressed in black short-shorts, a tank top and helmet as she talks to a teammate outside the roller derby changing room. Her confident smile is highlighted by her black lipstick, and her face is adorned by hot pink war paint. Camp was preparing for battle as a member of the ...

A Free Bun B Show and a Roller Rink Revamp? Head to Discovery Green in March
Houstonia Magazine - Opening Party: Friday, March 2, from 5 to 10 p.m. Skate to live music from Skyrocket! the Band and take in a roller derby demo. Cheap Skate Nights: Monday, March 5 and 19, from 5 to 10 p.m. $8 gets you entry and skate rental. Time Warp Tuesday: Stayin' Alive with the '70s on March 6, Time After Time ...

Jacksonville's Erin Jackson Will Compete For Olympic Gold This Weekend
WJCT NEWS - Jacksonville roller girl Erin Jackson, who plays for the New Jax City Rollers, is hitting the ice in South Korea this weekend as an Olympic long-track speed ... ice and I'm told by one of her teammates that she was amazing on the roller rink and that she was both fast and nimble as a roller derby competitor.

Sports briefs - Feb. 14, 2018
Sequim Gazette - The Port Scandalous Bowler Derby is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Laurel Lanes Bowling Center, 108 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. Presented by Port Scandalous and 7 Cedars Casino, the event is a fundraiser for Port Scandalous Roller Derby, helping the team purchase equipment and other ...

How To Get Into Speed Skating
Lifehacker Australia - I used to play roller derby, which involves doing speedy laps with strong crossover pushes around a tightly curved oval track. I've got this, right? But as soon as I stepped on the ice it was like I had to learn to skate all over again. I talked to another newbie whose prior experience was in figure skating; we ...

South Wales Argus Sports Awards finalists unveiled
South Wales Argus - A range of sports are represented in the club and team categories, including the Senior Team of the Year award where Newport Golf Club Ladies, Pontypool United RFC and roller derby's Riot City Ravens go toe-to-toe. The candidates for Junior Team of the Year are Caldicot Castle JFC and Cwmbran ...

Be My Valentine: A roller derby love story
BBC Three - Kat and Alex, aka 'Valentine' met playing roller derby five years ago. With Valentine selected for England's squad at the Roller Derby World Cup in Manchester, BBC Three met the couple to see if there's enough room for both love and sport in their relationship. Can the chance to play on one of the ...

Appalachian Roller Derby 2018
Bonfire - Support ARD's 2018 season with some new swag designed by Juess! . We are so excited about our 2018 season. Appalachian Roller Derby has big goals this season, and we'd...

« Tuesday, February 13 »
How to Get Into Speed Skating in Time for the Olympics
Lifehacker Australia - Erin Jackson was an inline speed skater and roller derby player, and now she's skating in the Olympics on ice. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty ... US Speedskating has been poaching skaters who race on roads in rollerblades, since there are no Olympic events for roller skating. So if you have your heart set ...

FFA honors Buffalo Bill during Feb. 26 ceremony
Cody Enterprise - The event raised $2,100 in its first year, with money going to Heart Mountain Clinic, Cody High School Team Leadership Coalition, Outdoor Club and Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels Roller Derby. . Authorized an agreement between the city and the state, which has awarded a $650,000 grant for ...

Prince George Roll-A-Dome re-brands to “Prince George Dome”
MY PG NOW - “Roller skating obviously, with all of the passionate skaters out there and over the years with the roller derby, is one of our biggest users and we're not taking anything away from that.” Baseball groups, lacrosse groups, and a basketball academy have already expressed interest as part of this re-branding ...

Live Roller Derby! Denali Destroyer Dolls vs. Boom Town Derby Dames
Alaska State Fair - Live Roller Derby! Denali Destroyer Dolls vs. Boom Town Derby Dames. Doors open at 6:00 pm Wheels roll at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Military, Seniors and Kids 12 and under $5. Proudly supporting Robin Ace and the Central Mat-Su Fire Department. For the month of ...

2018 Season Opener - Charlotte Roller Derby Double Header
CLTure - The Charlotte Roller Girls are kicking off roller derby in the Queen City for the 2018 season! Don't miss the hard-hitting season opener on February 17 at the Grady Cole Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the first bout of this double header starts at 5 p.m.. The Charlotte Roller Girls All-Stars will be ...

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Area roundup: Cornfed Derby Dames ready to start roller derby season
Muncie Star Press - MUNCIE - Muncie's roller derby league, the Cornfed Derby Dames, is gearing up for its eighth season beginning in February. In 2017, Cornfed represented Muncie in many home and away games and tournaments throughout the Midwest. The team is now ranked 123 out of 339 international roller derby ...

25 awesome workouts in the Portland area
OregonLive.com - The Rose City Rollers offer a three-month beginners class to learn how to skate roller derby. Newbies can rent gear before they commit to the experience. This is two hours squatting on skates where you learn the basics of falling, stopping and skating derby style. After passing an assessment, you can ...

League for women is rolling along
Brantford Expositor - Emma Spoelder and Angela Caswell are inviting women to join them in Norfolk County Roller Derby. The group got its impetus in 2015 when Spoelder happened to see a posting on Facebook by Caswell, who was seeking women interested in starting a local league. Having been a “tomboy” her whole ...

Women shine at Sports Expo and Sign-on Day
Mackay Daily Mercury - A RECORD number of exhibitors saw sport steal the show at the annual Sports Expo and Sign-on on Sunday as the spotlight was shone on women. Everything from football, rugby, league, basketball, tennis, motorsport, netball, aussie rules, cheerleading and even roller derby and circus fun captured the ...

Business Sense: Please step up to the counter
Eureka Times Standard - ... own Primal Décor opened in 1995 and STIL/Red Cherry Glass opened in 1998. They founded Humboldt Roller Derby in 2006 and they both enjoy Humboldt County and are happy to help if and when they can. You may contact them through jennifer@primaldecor.com and JJwhitcomb@suddenlink.net ...

GALLERY: Emergency Services Open Day
Central Queensland news - Community groups such as the State Emergency Service, naval cadets, St John Ambulance, school chaplains, air sea rescue, Tannum Sands Surf Lifesavers and the Rural Fire Service also talked to potential volunteers. Gymnastics, golf, roller derby, rugby league, hockey and soccer clubs were also ...

« Sunday, February 11 »
Back in the Day | Virginia Beach police on the look-out for "Hippie-types"
Virginian-Pilot - A sell-out crowd at the Norfolk Arena watches the San Francisco Bay Bombers face a team of All-Star Roller Derby skaters in two matches that have attracted capacity crowds for the past two years. Promoters believe weekly television broadcasts of the matches have driven an interest in the ...

Lego minifigure series 9 Roller Derby Girl
Adverts.ie - Lego Minifigure Series 9 Roller Derby Girl, Used Lego & Building Toys For Sale in Virginia, Cavan, Ireland for 6.00 euros on Adverts.ie.

« Saturday, February 10 »
Sacramento`s Top Roller Derby Teams Unify as Sacramento Roller Derby
FOX40 - Pedro is hanging out with the newly formed Sacramento Roller Derby team -- a combo of the Sac City Rollers and Sacred City Derby. The two teams announced their unification in October 2017 and they'll be playing their first game this weekend on February 10 at The Rink in Sacramento.

Save the Date: Synchronized skating, roller derby highlight happenings
The Columbian - This roller derby will really tie the whole weekend together, and it's not just, like, our opinion, man. Storm City Roller Girls kicks off their 2018 season with a full-day Big LeBoutSki Tournament from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at Exhibition Hall C in the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 ...

Olympic speedskater learned to fly in Florida
Florida Times-Union - Yet, regardless of how many times her story is told, inside the Mandarin Skate Station on Kori Road — where Jacksonville Roller Derby holds its practices and Jackson has spent hours — the 25-year-old multisport athlete will always just be Baybee. “She knows she's good,” said Keri Long Lewis, who ...

Retro roller skating and why it's still going around (and around) after all these years
Radio Australia - Whether you choose to wear roller skates or inline skates depends mostly on your age. John Harvey, a small businessman who has skated all his life, assists in the running of an ice skating rink in Sydney and tours the regions with a portable retro roller rink. He reckons that anyone under the age of ...

Why Olympic Skaters Move from Wheels to Ice
Outside Magazine - In January, 25-year-old Erin Jackson became the first African-American woman to make a U.S. Olympic team in long-track speedskating. And she did it just a year after strapping on her first pair of blades. Originally an inline skater, Jackson continued as a member of both Team USA Roller Derby and ...

The primary time she ice-skated was a yr in the past. She's going to compete within the Olympics ..
Luxora Leader - She had been a roller skater from the time she was 10 years old, when she was introduced to the sport at a birthday party. She started with artistic roller skating - figure skating on wheels - and then found her true love with competitive inline racing.

The primary time she ice-skated was a yr in the past. She is going to compete within the Olympics ...
Kaplan Herald - By the time she was in high school, she had already won a world championship gold medal. During the next seven years, she was an 11-time inline world medalist and 47-time U.S. champion. She also played roller derby for the Ocala Cannibals and the Jacksonville Roller Girls.

Erin Jackson recovering from illness, misses Olympics Opening Ceremony
First Coast News - The Ocala native was thrust into the national spotlight rising through the ranks in Jacksonville's roller derby league. Super bummed that I'm not able to participate in the Opening Ceremony for my first Olympic Games. After being sick this week, staff decided it would be best for me to stay back and rest.

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit
The Detroit News - p.m. Be at Masonic Temple for Detroit Roller Derby's next doubleheader. The top two teams will earn a spot in the championship bout set for spring. Competing will be the Grand Prix Madonnas against the D-Funk Allstars, and the Devils Night Dames against Detroit Pistoffs. Doors open at 5 p.m. Sat., ...

Taupo Central, Taupo
Neighbourly - Huka Dolls' Angela Alexander is encouraging people of all shapes and sizes to give skating a go in February. "We'll have four weeks of open skating sessions...

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