Pink Medusa #306 – June Featured Skater

  Pink Medusa is this month’s featured skater! Her fancy footwork on the track always keeps us on our toes!   What made you start derby?   I always enjoyed skating ..I had never been on quads though…it seemed like a challenge and it intrigued me. Also my wanting to join a sport to get into shape.   What was the hardest part of passing your minimum skills test? It…

June 3, 2019


This month’s featured skater is a real team player. Whether she’s blocking, jamming, or clearing the way for her own jammer, Stoli is always ready to jump in and get the job done!     What made you start derby?My favorite pastime had become laying on my couch while drinking beer and eating pizza – I had gained like 80lbs of depression…my dear friend (who’s nickname is coincidentally Purple!) called…

May 7, 2019

HeartLyss #323 – April Featured Skater

This month’s featured skater is HeartLyss, whose years of experience playing roller derby make every defensive wall stronger when she hits the track! Here she details her road to derby and what it means to her:   At the time I started Derby I was looking for a way to step up my workout after my heart surgery. I had hit a plateau and needed more. One day in October…

April 8, 2019

Pixie Swift #8

Pixie Swift #8 – March Featured Skater   Our March featured skater is another new addition to the DJRD roster- Pixie Swift! This jammer may be petite, but she packs a punch!      What made you start derby? I was looking for a fun new hobby and a way to meet new friends.   What was the hardest part of passing your minimum skills test?     Plow stops!!!!…

March 9, 2019

Butterscream #350- February Featured Skater

Our February featured skater is so sweet, she’s Butterscream! In just one year with DJRD, she has improved tremendously as both a blocker and a jammer. We’re excited to have her on our roster this year because Butters is no treat for anyone who gets in her way! What made you start derby? I began roller derby on somewhat of an impulse, it always seemed like a cool sport but…

February 5, 2019

Ronnie B. Feisty- January Featured Skater

Ronnie B. Feisty – January Featured Skater Her name says it all: Ronnie B. Feisty, our January featured skater, never backs down no matter what life throws at her. Feisty has been part of the roller derby community for more than a decade and she is currently training to pass her minimum skills test. We can’t wait for her to join us on the track! What made you start derby?…

January 8, 2019

Clare Higgins #22- December’s Featured Skater

Clare has been an invaluable member of DJRD since the beginning. She’s always willing to share her knowledge, or lend a helping hand! Now that’s she an adult, we’re thrilled to share the track with her. Her incredible derby skills – especially those powerhouse hits! – have made her a great addition to the team, and that’s why she’s our December featured skater!   What made you start derby? My…

December 6, 2018

Duchess Down Lo #411 – November Featured Skater

Move over Meghan Markle, there’s a new duchess in town.Our November featured skater may be a class act on and off the track, but watch out: There’s nothing ladylike about her hits!   What made you start derby? After each seeing an ad in the local paper about an upcoming bout, my husband and I coincidentally emailed each other about going. Watching the game, I knew immediately it was something…

November 9, 2018

Jacked Up #21- September’s Featured Skater

We’re starting off the fall with this month’s featured skater, Jacked Up. Sneaky fast and with footwork so fancy she’s broken TWO pairs of skates, Jacked Up is not a skater you want to mess with! What made you start derby? I always wanted to try derby when I was younger but never had the time or opportunity. I kept seeing this group of kick ass chicks practicing every Thursday…

September 6, 2018