Featured Skater of the Month

WFTDA boasts many of the most exceptional athletes in roller derby today. The women showcased here have demonstrated a keen competitive edge, strong passion for the sport, and outstanding sportswomanship. Just like the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, these skaters are Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.

2015 September Featured Skater: Mishel Castro

September 1, 2015

Mishel Castro isn't a person to do anything halfway, throwing her passion for derby into all things, having been WFTDA rep, GM, captain and more. Derby has taught Mishel about building confidence and strength, both things that have translated to her being a strong leader for her team both on and off the track. Fans can look forward to seeing Mishel all over the track this month when she competes with Philly Roller Derby in the D1 Playoffs in Dallas September 11-13.

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August 2015 Featured Skater: Death By Chocolate

August 4, 2015

With the better part of a decade of derby under her belt, Death By Chocolate continues to be a formidable force on the track, taking charge in the pack and using her “Death Glare” to intimidate her opponents. Learn more about Death By Chocolate, and get ready to see her and her league, Houston Roller Derby, as they compete in the 2015 WFTDA D2 Playoffs in Cleveland August 21st-23rd.

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July 2015 Featured Skater: Amy Spears

July 1, 2015

Roller derby was something that gave Amy Spears' life focus, a focus that has been nothing short of a laser beam as she skates into her 10th year with the Ohio Roller Girls. Choosing to skate under her own name, Amy's derby career has been one marked by her passion for the sport and consistent leadership. Amy was voted as the new WFTDA Vice President this spring and is prepared to bring her focused vision and love for roller derby with her!

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June 2015 Featured Skater: Helen Wheels

June 4, 2015

Starting her derby career in the infancy of roller derby, Helen Wheels not only contributed to the early growth of our sport, but is credited with inventing the modern-day can-opener hit! Learn more about Helen and her experience in the decade of derby behind us, as well as the decade of derby to come.

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May 2015 Featured Skater: Dolly Pardon Me

May 1, 2015

Dolly Pardon Me began her derby career over a decade ago with the Mad Rollin' Dolls, skating through the very start of the WFTDA and continuing her career to this day as a free-agent skater and part-time announcer. Dolly has come to represent the resilience of the sport and its ability to not only change each skater, but to allow each skater to change and evolve with their skating career. Learn more about what Dolly's up to and she's looking forward to in the next decade of derby!

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Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.