The inaugural British Championships season, which began in early January, finally came to an end last weekend (Nov 21st & 22nd) as events in Dunstable, Barnstable and Preston brought the lowest rung, Tier 4, to a close. 2,016 more words
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If you do all of your roller derby watching in Haywards Heath you’ll have only seen Brighton’s new B-team the Rockerbillies in action once before. That was back in May when they took on mixed opposition as part of a double header. 1,114 more words
I just needed a brainstorm of kick-ass women: bull-and-motorcycle riding, sword-wielding, wheel-grinding women covered in blood. Unfortunately, it required an incredible amount of time to assemble this collection of female power because of the overwhelmingly sexualized portrayal of women online and elsewhere. 49 more words
Chelsea “Slashtag” Robinson and Wendy “Nox” Walden discuss the excitement of the final CoMo Derby Dames B-Team (the T-Wreckx) bout against the NeMo ViQueens. Putting teamwork and the love of the game above all else, they were able to overcome a huge scoring deficit and make the bout one to remembers.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, most (but not all) roller derby leagues schedule an off-season between Thanksgiving and the New Year. The WFTDA holds playoffs and championships at roughly the same time each year but has no true season, and the result is that leagues often decide on seasons that are longer than the average season. 666 more words