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Roller Derby is…

Well if you don’t know what roller derby is, I would highly suggest checking out some of the videos on YouTube. There are some really good ones which will tell you everything there is to know. 393 more words

Roller Derby

Scrim passed!!!

I did it! Yesterday I finally got scrim passed!

So I can’t celebrate too much as I’m still not minimum skills passed but I’m almost there. 471 more words

Pre Mins

Skills, skills, skills

Fresh meat started just under a year ago (if I don’t count the first taster session where I didn’t even try a pair of skates on) and out of my cohort there are about 9 of us who’ve continued until now. 776 more words

Pre Mins

Confessions of a Roller Derby Addict

Hey, Dudes & Dudettes!

Four months ago after hearing a friend brag about roller derby, I decided to join! I was looking for a hobby where I could interact with other girls, make friends, and step out of my comfort zone. 838 more words


Pre mins skills so far

To be able to actually scrim at full contact/eventually be considered for a spot on the team, I have to pass the minimum skills that the WFDTA dictate (hence being called pre mins since I’m ‘pre minimum skills’). 266 more words

Pre Mins

Diary 14/08/16

Weak areas
  • Slipping backwards on my skates
  • Scrim-brain
  • Transitioning from a brace into a wall
  • Pushy jammer
Areas which sucked slightly less