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Cyclone on Concussions

First of all let me start out by saying thank you to my coaches, teammates, refs, and medics. As well as the opposing team, Border City Brawlers, for their kindness and concern. Our league has a policy that we take very seriously and that is if you hit your head you are done for the duration of the practice or … Read More »

Confessions of a freshie threepeater

I’m what you’d call a well-past-the-best-before date freshie. Derby and I started our flirtatious relationship about a year and a half ago when I had decided that as a seasoned inline skater, how hard could it be to transfer my road skills to a track? Surely with the junk in my trunk (and under the hood to be honest), with … Read More »

Miss us? Fear not! GTA Rollergirls double-header Saturday, June 3

Have you been missing some roller derby in your life? Well the GTA Rollergirls aim to please: we’ve got an action-packed Saturday coming your way with a double-header this weekend, Saturday, June 3! When: June 3, 2017 Time: Game 1 – 6 p.m.,  Game 2 – 8 p.m. We’re playing: Durham Region Roller Derby Gstars vs. Atom Smashers (6 p.m.) … Read More »

Player Spotlight: Luchagore

What’s your derby name? Luchagore Your Number? 11 What Position? Blocker Who’s your favourite athlete and why? Serena Williams ’cause she’s badass and owns all the competition. Or David Wright. Why did you join roller derby? It seemed like a fun new challenge and the environment looked really cool – something I wanted to be a part of. Do you … Read More »

Player Spotlight: Sassy Psycho

What’s your derby name? Sassy Psycho Your number? 787 What position? Blocker & jammer Is there a story behind your derby name? By nature I’m quite quiet and introverted so I decided to invent a derby persona for myself. I’m not very good at puns, so I played around with words to describe this new state of being. Once I … Read More »