The Road to Rollergirl How I Stopped Being a Roller Wannabe and Started Being a Rollergirl


Love Letters

Derby Chocolates from Chocolate F/X

Valentine’s Day. The day we celebrate the ones we love, forget to celebrate and feel guilty, or resent all the saccharine consumer schlock and heterosexist cultural expectations of monogamous relationships. Maybe you can tell I’ve been all over the map on this one.  This year I am feeling the holiday spirit, so I present you with some valentines.


‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Derby Style

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the world
it was the off-season for most rollergirls.

Kneepads were slung round their homes without care,
In hopes they could save them by giving them air;

The players were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of Championals danced in their heads;


Courage is…

Photo Credit: Sean Hale Roller Derby Photography