March Featured Skater- Baditude #8

March 2, 2020

Don’t let her age fool you- Baditude is a slippery jammer who can skate circles around even the most experienced players! This March marks her first time on the DJRD roster and we are so happy to have her!   Full Skater Name & Number: Baditude #8 What made you start derby? I just moved to California and my mom and I were looking for sports for me to play and there was a local…

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Artichoke Hold #813 – February Featured Skater

  Our February featured skater is persistent and always gives it her all on the track. We’re excited to start this season with Artichoke Hold!   What made you start derby? I was still a somewhat recent NJ transplant, I had young kids at home, and was finding it hard to get out and make friends. I needed a way to connect with people and get out of the house.  …

February 7, 2020
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On a Derbyversary…

This morning, on my one year “derbyversary,” I happened to be scrolling around Facebook as usual, and thinking of writing about this past year. I came across an amazing blog that pretty much encompassed all my thoughts already. “How Roller Derby Can Save Your Life.” Roller Derby may not have been the one factor that saved my life, but it was an integral part of the transformation of my life…

February 1, 2016
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