Archive for May, 2012

June 9th Double-Header: Calendar Listing/PR

By Flutter on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 in Uncategorized. 3 Comments

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby’s home season continues with a Saturday June 9th double-header at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard). Our Chicago Outfit Shakedown will make their home debut against So-Ill Roller Girls, followed by the Chicago Outfit’s Syndicate taking on the Carolina Roller Girls. All ages are welcome. Doors open at […]

Decaffeinated During Mid-Season

By Flutter on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Recently I noticed that office coffee was making my stomach hurt all the way until an evening derby practice. Even after a good work-out, I would often reach for a cup of coffee but it has only made me jittery. I’m anxious enough, so although I love the taste of coffee it was starting to […]

Puppy Tail-Gating

By Guest Blogger on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Outfit skaters recently had an opportunity to help out at Puppy Tail-Gating. U.S Bones and the Dog Saving Network hosted their inaugural “tail-gaiting” party down the street from Cellular One Field, as the White Sox were hosting their Dog Day Game. There were lots of dogs there, and many up for adoption. Sneer and Loathing, […]

Finch’s Beer Brewery Tour

By Flutter on Friday, May 18th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Within a distinctive black brick building on Elston is a modest yet impressive microbrewery making craft beers locally in Chicago. Finch’s Beer, one of our amazing sponsors this season, brings the brew to the bout. If you were at our home opener you may have already been introduced to one of their refreshing ales. With […]

The Outfit On-Screen

By Hellevator on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

This past month, Outfit skaters have had the opportunity to be involved in activities that make our presence known throughout various forms of multimedia. Early on in the month, about 10 skaters showed off their finest moves by participating on the local dance show, Chic-A-Go-Go. The following week, the Chicago-area roller derby community came together […]

One of us!

By Loka in Motion on Sunday, May 13th, 2012 in Uncategorized. 4 Comments

Hey Ladies! It’s that time of year again when the outfit is in search of advanced skaters to join the family. For those of you who are familiar with roller derby you’re well aware of the  gear and skills needed. However if you’re just a fancy skater confident enough to tryout, here’s what you’ll need […]

Sexy Skating Cupcake Smashing

By Guest Blogger on Friday, May 11th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

photo by: Viewminder Opinions expressed in the skater blog do not necessarily represent the entire league.        My teammate Lemmy Destroyer is one sexy lady. In fact, I think all of my teammates on the Chicago Outfit are gorgeous, beautiful, cute, womanly, feminine, tough, badass, smart, funny, charming… you get the idea. Last […]

Featured Skater – May 2012

By Flutter on Saturday, May 5th, 2012 in Featured Skater. No Comments

Lemmy Destroyer #1234   Q. How did you first become involved in roller derby? A. I thought it looked fun, and wanted to try for a while. So when Uma Bomber decided to join… she told me I should come with her. And I did! Q. What is your favorite Chicago Outfit moment to date? […]

The Whole 10 Miles

By Guest Blogger on Friday, May 4th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

If you had asked me a year ago if I thought I could skate 10 miles, I probably would have laughed, and said I couldn’t even walk 10 miles.  The problem wasn’t necessarily that I was out of shape or not physically capable, but to me 10 miles sounded really far – really, really far.  […]