Archive for March, 2015

New Skater: How I Joined the Chicago Outfit

By Erin'd of Mercy on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 in Skater Articles, The Family. No Comments

Since making The Outfit in December, I have been chirping excitedly about my new team to all my closest friends.  The question I get asked most is how they can get started playing roller derby. Roller derby is very appealing as a sport because it is SO MUCH FUN to be on roller skates and […]

Joining The Family

By Rhonda Swanson on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 in Skater Articles, The Family. No Comments

Everyone joins roller derby for their own reasons.  After four years of thinking and dreaming about it, I finally decided to put up or shut up and made my way to the Outfit’s boot camp back in November.  After that first night with the talented women of this team, guiding all of us new (and […]

Joining The Family

By Rhonda Swanson on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 in Skater Articles, The Family. No Comments

Everyone joins roller derby for their own reasons. After four years of thinking and dreaming about it, I finally decided to put up or shut up and made my way to the Outfit’s boot camp back in November. After that first night with the talented women of this team, guiding all of us new (and […]

So Glad Derby Showed Up

By Korben Dallas on Monday, March 9th, 2015 in Skater Articles, The Family. No Comments

Derby? Whenever I heard “derby” I instantly thought of my movie wife Drew, Ellen Page, and Maggie Mayhem racing, punching, kicking, and knocking chicks out. Love that movie, but I never thought I’d be playing it. I was invited to plenty of derby games but between life and work, I could never find time. Somehow, […]

So Glad Derby Showed Up

By Korben Dallas on Monday, March 9th, 2015 in Skater Articles, The Family. No Comments

Derby? Whenever I heard “derby” I instantly thought of my movie wife Drew, Ellen Page, and Maggie Mayhem racing, punching, kicking, and knocking chicks out. Love that movie, but I never thought I’d be playing it. I was invited to plenty of derby games but between life and work, I could never find time. Somehow, […]