Archive for June, 2012

Shakedown Vs. BNBG

By Hellevator on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The Chicago Outfit Shakedown continued their season with a bout against Covington,Kentucky’s Black n’ Bluegrass Rollergirls. This is the second season that the Shakedown has existed as a team on the Outfit, and it has been a very exciting one. I have been lucky enough to bout with the Shakedown all season long, and this […]

5 Pre-Bout Mind Exercises

By Flutter on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

There was a lot of anticipation going into last Saturday’s home bout. It was the first time Shakedown has played at home and the first time my family and friends have ever seen me skate. I had the typical rookie fears in my mind that sounded like this What if I fall during the skate […]

New Members of the Family

By Hellevator on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The Outfit Family just got a little bigger. At the end of last month, advanced tryouts were held for skaters interested in joining The Outfit. They had to pass the WFTDA basic skills assessment, plus a few other skills that are useful in derby. 5 new skaters made the cut and began joining team practices […]

Featured Skater – June 2012

By Flutter on Friday, June 1st, 2012 in Featured Skater. No Comments

Lola Blow #138 Q: What advice do you have for aspiring derby gals? A: Never give up! Roller derby is a sport that takes a lot of courage, skill, and hard work. The more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it. Q: What is the most important thing you have learned […]