a guide to derby gear

To look, feel and play your best on the track, you’ve got to have the right gear. Invest in equipment that fits right, looks great, and lasts!

2013 championships

2013 was a fresh beginning for WFTDA, which had dramatically overhauled its ruleset, rankings, and playoffs since 2012.

roller derby – the sport

When I started playing roller derby, I had never successfully played a sport. My story is a common one throughout the roller derby community.

how did you discover roller derby?

Watching the amazing talent on display at the 2013 WFTDA Championships in November, it’s easy to forget that all of these skaters were were once brand new to the sport.

order of operations: the cutting edge

Using edges is vital when skating, whether you are talking about roller skating, ice skating, or even skate/longboarding.

happy flavors rice pilaf

Delicious and healthy recipe happy flavors rice pilaf by Catholic Cruel Girl, Rocky Mountain Rollergirls

shin splints

Shin splints are a result of cumulative stress rather than an acute injury, and the symptoms can develop and increase gradually. The cause of shin splints is multifactorial and often debated.

sports enhancement drinks

Queen and Rowdy provide an opinionated, verbose, and hilarious perspective on three different drink supplement brands designed to
enhance athletic performance.

do you know your rights?

What happens if you get hurt on the track, and it affects your job? What can you do? This general overview will help you understand how to advocate for yourself