Who’s #1

Whos’ #1, Top 10  as of 7/12/2020 Top Rankings in WFTDA Top Rankings in MRD March 2020 rankings 1 St. Louis Gatekeepers (-) 2 Magic City Misfits (-) 3 Texas Men’s Roller Derby (-) 4 Vancouver Murder (-) 5 Southern Discomfort (-) 6 Denver Ground Control (-) 7 Manchester Roller Derby (-) 8 Golden State…

What’s New In the News

July 12, 2020 7 Reasons You Should Join Roller Derby After This Pandemic From “The Apex” READ HERE   ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES For the Roller Derby Community From “WFTDA” Read Here   I Was a Roller Derby Mom From “Chicago Magazine” READ HERE  

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…

What’s New in the News #05

Nashville Roller Derby and Nashville Junior Roller Derby are proud to co-host our Spring Fever Clinic with Freight Train and Peacewar! Read More   WFTDA Releases 2020 Update to The Rules of Flat Track Roller Derby (WFTDA News) Read More   Rose City Rollers Win Back-To-Back Titles After Defeating Gotham at the 2019 International WFTDA…

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…

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…

Current Rankings – 11/16/2019*

*We will be updating the rankings on a weekly basis. There were no changes in the rankings from last week. WFTDA: 1st place, Rose City Rollers.  Overall and North American Rankings. The Rose City Rollers are the defending 2018 World Champions, and currently occupy the #1 ranking according to Flat Track Stats. They were established…