ANRDC Women’s & Junior’s Championships Brackets Set

The Women’s and Junior’s Australian Championships Bracket are now set. They will be held on Fri 8 Nov 2019 8:30 am – Sun 10 Nov 2019 5:00 pm at the Mount Warren Indoor Sports Centre, 2 Milne St, Mount Warren Park, QLD, 4207, Australia. We will be updating the results daily once the tournament has started, check back frequently. Junior Brackets  

Brackets Set, Australian Men’s Nationals

Well the brackets are set, let the bouts begin! From 11/08/2019 – 11/1at 0/2019 at Mount Warren Park, QLD, Australia, The best of the best in Australian Men’s Roller Derby will be battling for the crown. The eight competing teams are (Click on the team name to see their stats): Victorian Vanguard Capital Carnage Tasmania…

History of Roller Derby

If you are a Roller Derby fanatic, then you should know something about the history of Roller Derby.  While doing the research I came across this great story by Jennifer Harlan published in the New York Times. CLICK to read the story.

A Major Win for Seattle!

Photo by Danny Ngan How painted track lines for roller derby in Seattle’s community centers came to reality.  By Amy Davis, PFM Roller Derby Leadership Roller Derby in Seattle was facing a critical situation that was threatening its future in this beautiful city. I spoke with Amy Davis of the Potential Fresh Meat (PFM) roller…

A Roller Derby Weekly Editorial

Heather Bennett & Jim Gunnin After having read the article concerning the fight to have lines painted on the community center floors in Seattle, it dawned on us that this is a battle that needs to be taken up nationwide. The future of our sport lies in our hands and the hands of the youth…

Meet Our Founder Heather “The Gun” Gunnin

My name is Heather Bennett (A.k.a. Heather Gunnin) and I had been involved in Roller Sports since the young age of six years old.  My Roller Sports journey started as a simple way to entertain my childhood.  I quickly realized that I had a huge passion for skating.  I made my way to a speed skating…

2019 Team USA Roller Derby – World Champions

Congratulations to both the men and women roller derby team for taking the gold at the World Roller Games 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The men won with a 42-37 final against the national team from Spain. Spain led with a couple of minutes left when Stephen Carter and Tyler Van Winkle put Team USA ahead…

Interview with Aimee Sanderson

Hey there Aimee, Thanks for allowing me to interview you. You are my first interview for the first issue of my new newsletter, “Roller Derby Weekly”. If you’re ready, let’s get started. (Heather) Let’s start with a few questions, first let’s get your demographics out of the way, could you give me your name, age,…

An Interview With Jean Hoy-Pardo

Hey there, Jean, we have been friends for a long time, and I appreciate your agreeing to be interviewed for my new newsletter.  So, let’s get started!                                (Heather) Tell me a little about yourself…. full name, age, where you live, what team you play/played for                                                                                                     (Jean) Jean Hoy-Pardo, 43 years old, Davie FL, Played for Gold…