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A New Year, and a Big Change

Update your bookmarks, people! All the cool people are heading over to Roller Derby for Beginners. I’ve updated that site to make it more useful for new or wannabe skaters. Now it’ll be updated regularly with new posts from skaters and writers who know their stuff. Today, there’s a post from Elektra Q-Tion from the […]

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Welcome once again to the Frisky Power Rankings, where I rank women’s flat track roller derby according to my whims/in-depth knowledge. Oh hey, did something happen this month?   Yeah, maybe a couple of roller derby games? Something about Scald Eagle and a Coke? I have so much to say about this, so much to […]

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Welcome once again to the Frisky Power Rankings, where I rank women’s flat track roller derby according to my whims/in-depth knowledge. Wow, everyone! I don’t feel like making jokes this month! And there haven’t even been enough games or changes to make jokes about, so it’s tough to rally. Maybe some gifs will help? What […]

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HEY YOU ALL! I updated Roller Derby for Beginners. It’s been two years–can you believe it?–since the book came out, and roller derby has changed since then. So, I added some things, took others away, and generally tried to make it more helpful. Just for you. Because I’m nice and I want you to succeed […]

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Welcome once again to the Frisky Power Rankings, where I rank women’s flat track roller derby according to my whims/in-depth knowledge. Oh cool, it’s October, when I end up looking either really smart or like a total dunce. I didn’t do too bad! I had Jacksonville in the top ten! Well, I had Philly in […]

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Okay, so you want to play roller derby, or you’re thinking about it. If so, you probably want to learn how to rollerskate. That’s a lot on its own. Going to the rink and skating around in circles is indispensable training, but it’s not the only training you’ll need. Exercises for roller derby are in […]

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PLAYOFFS, PEOPLE

We’re in the middle of D1 Playoffs here, people, and it’s time to check in. How’re we all feeling? Holding up? Getting all the action you were hoping for? Disappointed that games aren’t as close as in D2 Playoffs? Fine with that as long as the Sunday games are interesting? Surprised that Philly is out? Surprised […]

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Welcome once again to the Frisky Power Rankings, where I rank women’s flat track roller derby according to my whims/in-depth knowledge. AHHH DIVISION ONE PLAYOFFS ARE COMING. Tucson is NEXT WEEK. I’ll be seeing Team United play for the first time! Will Bricktator play against BAD? Victoria plays more games! WHOA it’s all going to be […]

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Roller derby gear bags can seem like a bit of an afterthought, especially after you’ve put so much time and money into getting your skates and pads together. A lot of people just find whatever will fit all of their stuff. When their first bag gives out, they have more time and experience to find […]

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So you’re new! That’s cool! Let’s talk about what you can do to get ready for your first roller derby practice or tryout or serious skating session, whatever form that may take. Whether you have a day or a month to get ready, there are a few things you need to do, and a few […]

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