Tag Archives : derby girl


Roller Derby Life Lessons – Part 4

In roller derby, you are not allowed to intentionally jostle a skater out of their position before the whistle blows signifying the beginning of the jam. Basically, if they’ve set up where you want to be, you’ll need to find your own space. That space is theirs now. As we prepare for our upcoming season, […]


Roller Derby Life Lessons – Part 3

My go-to roller derby move is a quick juke to the outside, a Mohawk around the blockers, and then a fast sprint away before anyone can hit me. It’s my go-to because I am not interested in being hit. I don’t want a Johnny Rocket to the chest, or a hip check to the intestines, […]


Happy Galentine’s Day!

Here it is, my favorite holiday of the year: Galentine’s Day! For those of you unfamiliar, Galentine’s Day was originally created by the TV show Parks and Recreation but has since transcended the small screen and is now a bona fide holiday all of its own. The tagline of this perfect holiday? Ladies celebrating ladies. […]