What’s New In The News!

Click the links to read the story. 12/12/2019 WFTDA Releases 2020 Update to The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby 1/30/2020 2019 Apex Awards 2/10/2020 Posted by u/HemlockHexx on Reddit.com Derby Valentine picture @local.vegan.witch 1/20/2020 97 Best Derby Pics on Pinterest 02/08/2020 Chattanooga Roller Girls To Rebrand As Chattanooga Roller Derby For 2020 Season   JRDA…

FEBRUARY Junior Skaters of the Month – Marianne and Verity Corrick- Gough

Marianne and Verity Corrick- Gough are 2 British sisters from Hereford, a small English city on the border of Wales. The siblings have been playing Roller Derby for 6 years and play together for Hereford Poison Berries Junior Roller Derby. Marianne (Marnie MoovOva #143) and Verity (Hi Velocity #342) have been on a meteoric journey…

January 2020 Junior Skater of the Month – Riley Thomas (Ginger SnapHer)

Riley Thomas, skating under the moniker Ginger SnapHer, has been playing roller derby for a total of seven (7) years.  Riley is currently in her eighth season of roller derby and currently playes for the Diamond City Minors (DCM), a co-ed team out of Bakersfield, California.  Riley assisted DCM in winning three Junior Roller Derby…

What makes a GREAT Roller Derby announcer?

Just so all our readers know we are bringing you not only one of the best at his craft but a good friend of mine Danny Wolf. We have received quite a few emails over the past couple months of new announcers wanting some guidance on how to become better at their craft. It didn’t take…

January 2020 Skater of the Month – Jenny Matthews-Wasalaski

Interview with Jenny Matthews-Wasalaski by Heather Gunnin Dub City Roller Derby Hey there Jen, Thanks for allowing me to interview you. (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, where you live, and team you play for. (Jenny) My name…

Slideboard Training

By Heather Bennett With the winter months approaching, at least in the northern hemisphere, many of you will be faced with the dilemma, how do I stay in skating shape. One of the best indoor training routines i found was slideboard training. Slideboards have come a long way since my skating days. I used a…

Help Please!

Please we need your help! Submit any articles or events about your team or league and be sure to include any videos or pictures we can include. Also if you have an outstanding skater, please nominate them for our “Skater of the Month” feature post. We also would like to start a “Junior Skater of…

Our New Bulletin Board

Post your announcements, pictures, and videos and we will post it in reverse chronological order. Give us 24 hours to have it posted. Use the form on the bulletin board page to submit your items. The bulletin Board page can be found in the menu at the top of the Home page. If your announcement…

Buffalo, NY – looking for a team

Queen City’s charter team, the Lake Effect Furies, and our B Travel Team, the Subzero Sirens are hosting Open tryouts again for the 2020 Season. Tryouts will be held on Tuesday December 10, 2019 and Tuesday December 17, 2019 at 7:00-10:00pm at Buffalo Riverworks (359 Ganson St., Buffalo, NY). This upcoming season will see a…

A Case For Cross-Training

Roller Derby Fans, this week it’s all about the athlete inside each and everyone one of us. It’s for the fist bumper’s, to the gun show, curl’s for girl’s or the skies out thighs out athlete. As you know I grew up speed skating and the sport of Roller Derby fell into my lap later on in…

Mini-skills Test Checklist

Created by, aliensonly/ The picture below was created by aliensonly, I have created the same information in a typed  table below the picture. If you have any suggestions that can be added please email them to me at, james@gunninsports.com

What’s New In The News #2

Junior Roller Derby at Turner’s Skate Palace By Dave McMillion – Herald Mail Media Read what happens when skaters from Raleigh, N.C., New Cumberland, Pa., Philadelphia, Hanover, Pa. converge to compete. Click Here Defending Champios Prepare To Defend Their Title BY PAUL DANZER – PORTLAND TRIBUNE Read about the Portland’s Rose City Rollers, defending world champions…

Tattoo?

Send us a picture of your tattoo, we will add it to our new photo gallery page. This feature will start Sunday, 11/24. Send your pictures to, james@gunninsports.com please have your files in gif, png, or jpeg format. I do have a photo conversion program in case your photo is not in one of the…

Recruiting? Advertise It Here!

Are you recruiting for the next season? Please feel free to send us your information and we will report it on our new “Recruiting” page. Please include: Your team name Location (City, State/Province, Country} Local Address Date and time Contact information Any statement,  description, or other information you might feel is relevant To access our…