Tag Archives : new england


Highs and Lows – Guest Blog! 1

Today’s blog is written by veteran skater and VIB (Very Important Blocker) Lo Mean! … When I reflect upon my two and a half seasons in derby, there have been highs and lows. We’ve won games with wide margins, we’ve hosted successful tournaments, we’ve even road-tripped with 15 league members in a van for seven […]


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, […]