Posts tagged "women's sports"

Roller Derby: Why We Skate

Roller Derby: Why We Skate
Three practices a week at two hours each. A 45-minute commute each way to practice, and five to 10 hours a week on volunteer things. That’s 20 hours of just roller derby stuff each week. It’s fair to say this is a minimum for many of the tens of thousands of women that play roller... Read more »

Chicago Roller Derby Week, Part 2: Derby Lite

Chicago Roller Derby Week, Part 2: Derby Lite
Part 2: Derby Lite – A little derby, a lot of fun. After taking a spin through the Windy City Rollers league and how their teams stack up yesterday, it’s important to highlight that roller derby isn’t just a spectator sport. If you’re like me then watching a bout will make you crave to get... Read more »

Throwing Pics #6 - Mama & Roller Derby Baby

Throwing Pics #6 - Mama & Roller Derby Baby
      Like Mama, like daughter. Hell’s Belles team member Phoebe Fi Fo Fum hangs with her daughter Audrey at halftime during the Windy City Roller’s league championship match on Saturday, June 18. During Saturday’s bout The Fury beat the Manic Attackers 121 to 71 to win their second consecutive title.   Andy Frye... Read more »
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Chicago Roller Derby: The Quick & Dirty

Roller Derby season is in full swing again in Chicago. After the home opener on the North Side last weekend for The Chicago Outfit, Chicago’s biggest and oldest league, The Windy City Rollers return to the UIC Pavilion for a double header bout. If you haven’t seen roller derby before, you might have preconceived notions... Read more »