Calling all prospective rollergirls: mid-season tryouts are just around the corner! That means that this Saturday, we’ll have a brand-new class of fresh meat. This is an exciting time for any new skater, but also a daunting one. What should fresh meaties know before they strap on skates for their first practice? Toxic Shocks co-captain
PEOPLE’S CHOICE Race viewers got involved this year and were able to name their fan favorite. The People’s Choice Award went to the Atlanta Rollergirls Racing Devils. The girls, with their wild costumes, hilarious skit and imaginative craft skated their way into the hearts of thousands of fans, who were able to text their votes
ATLANTA They are in the middle of their season, but you may not even know they exist. It is an all-women sport, but they don’t dribble so much as rumble. The Atlanta Rollergirls has been around since 2004 when they were one of the charter members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). They
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.