ATLANTA — Looking for a different way to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend — how about watching some mothers elbow and hip-check each other during the Atlanta Rollergirls’ double-header bouts on Saturday. The Rollergirls will take on teams from Madison, Wisconsin in bouts at 5pm and 7:30pm at the Yaraab Shrine Centerat 400 Ponce de Leon
Atlanta Rollergirls hosted some special festivities to celebrate Derby, Baby!’s Atlanta Film Festival premier. At noon on Saturday -before the film’s screening – skaters from Atlanta and other nearby derby leagues congregated at Midtown’s Skate Escape (1086 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309). About Derby, Baby! Narrated by Whip It star Juliette Lewis, Derby, Baby!
In December 2006, Jessica Thompson was having a tough time. She had moved back from Indianapolis, Ind., to her hometown of Augusta because of a relationship, but things hadn’t worked out as she had hoped. Now she was turning 30, and most of her old girlfriends were too busy to hang out with their single
The Apocalypstix celebrate their win after the opening roller derby bouts on March 13.
The Atlanta Rollergirls return to for their fifth season on Saturday. This year they’ve added an all-star team that will play against teams from other. The first all-star game will pit Atlanta’s Dirty South Derby Girls against Pittsburgh’s Steel City Dirty Demons. Here’s your chance to meet some of the bruising competitors.
Atlanta’s All-Stars, the Dirty South Derby Girls, performed the amazing feat of making it to theWFTDA Division 1 Playoffs this year in Charleston, WV. We had fierce competition from three stalwart teams, Indianapolis’ Naptown Rollergirls, the Rose City Rollers of Portland, and Philly’s Liberty Belles. If you missed watching the bouts live, check out these
Kevin Borke, aka Twitch, has been documenting our every bout on video for the last four years. During that time, he’s become an Emmy-winner and such an integral part of our league that he’s not allowed to leave. No really, we won’t let him… OK, first things first. Can you confirm or deny the rumors