Archive for July, 2012

The Breakouts We Don’t Want to See

By Guest Blogger on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

With being an Esthetician outside of roller derby, I thought I’d combine both of my passions…. I am going to give a few tips on keeping your skin healthy while kicking some butt. If you feel the need to wear makeup on the track Be Smart About It! Mineral Makeup is your new best friend. Less […]

Cheese Louise! The Outfit Has A New General Manager

By Hellevator on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in News. No Comments

The Chicago Outfit has seen some changes throughout the 2012 season, the most recent of which resulted in the election of a new General Manager. Last month, the league elected Cheese Louise, dedicated Outfit fan extraordinaire, as the Outfit’s GM. I interviewed her about her history with the Outfit, her decision to run for GM, […]

Meet Us in St. Louis

By sneerandloathing on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

Weeks before the Arch Rival bout, there was little else the Chicago Outfit talked about more than the league trip to St. Louis. This past weekend was the first away-bout attended by all three teams this season and the opportunity to skate and travel together is always met with excitement and preparation. There were a […]

H=N/C

By Flutter on Friday, July 13th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

What is H=N/C? It is an awesome concept that Dr. Fuhrman’s book “Eat to Live” describes as the nutrient density of your diet. I don’t mind saying that I’m vegan, but that holds a lot of preconceived ideas for people. So I often prefer saying that I choose a nutrient-dense diet. Let’s face it. We […]

Home Bout – Saturday, July 21

By Flutter on Monday, July 9th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Vs. Cincinnati Rollergirls The Chicago Outfit offers the fifth game of their home season on Saturday, July 21 with a double header against the Cincinnati Rollergirls. Doors open at 6:00pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard), with the Chicago Outfit Shade Brigade vs. Cincinnati Violent […]

Featured Skater – July 2012

By Flutter on Friday, July 6th, 2012 in Featured Skater. 1 Comment

Rude E. Huxtable #734 Q: How has being part of a team impacted your life on and off the track? A: I never really played sports in high school so it’s cool to build and experience the camaraderie that comes with being involved in a sport. Not to mention the ladies of the Outfit are more than teammates, they […]

Out(fit) and Proud

By sneerandloathing on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

This last June 24th was my third Chicago Gay Pride Parade with the Outfit and, at the risk of being trite and mushy, every year it reminds me how much I’ve come to love this league and the people in it. The pride parade has become something of a “national” holiday for us, perhaps one […]

Sugar’s Bad, Mmmkay?

By sneerandloathing on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Sugar, caffeine and a few other treats can actually hinder your skating performance! As female athletes, we should be taking in at least 18mg of iron per day. Iron is one of our natural components that gives us energy and keeps us healthy while preventing bone loss. Through excess sweating and our friendly monthly visitor… well we lose […]