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.
November 14, 2013
As Captain of the Altanta Rollergirls' All Stars, the Dirty South Derby Girls, this month's featured skater has a success record and track experience few people can boast. Learn a little about the wild side from this month's featured skater (and possibly what the fox says), Wild Cherri!
October 15, 2013
Kamikaze Kitten believes that she has had the benefit of growing not only with her league (the London Rollergirls), but also with the sport of roller derby. She knew from her very first practice that roller derby was for her, and we couldn’t be happier about that. Now in her seventh season with the London Rollergirls, Kamikaze Kitten has taken advantage of the opportunity to travel the roller derby world as a skater for London Brawling, Team England, and also as a coach. Read on to learn more about what keeps Kamikaze Kitten rolling.
September 12, 2013
Competitive, determined, and analytical, Phoenix Bunz brought skills and experiences from a variety of different sports to her start in roller derby. And that was only the beginning. She has contributed--both on the track and off--to the incredible success of the Ohio Roller Girls in the past few seasons, having lead them to the first ever WFTDA Division Playoffs in Fort Wayne, IN, where they came in 2nd Place and will head to 2013 Championships in Milwaukee, WI. Read on to learn more about how Phoenix Bunz has been preparing for tournament season, as well as her plans for next year when she hangs up her skates for good.
August 11, 2013
Grace Killy joined the Brewcity Bruisers in 2007, and has been a force to be reckoned with in her league and the WFTDA ever since. Killy has served the WFTDA in numerous roles, including President, working to keep the extensive growth of roller derby aligned with the original guiding mission of the WFTDA. Killy is a proud leader in the sport and the movement of roller derby. And, at the end of the day, Killy makes time to play tough on the track, and on the field for the Milwaukee Hurling Club. Read on to find out more about Grace Killy.
July 10, 2013
Ivanna S. Pankin started her roller derby career and her first league, Arizona Roller Derby, in 2003 and has been tirelessly contributing to the evolution of roller derby ever since! As the founder of RollerCon, Ivanna has established a roller derby following – and assisted the development of the community of roller derby – around the world, as skaters attend, socialize, learn to manage leagues, and hold their own on the track. Read on to learn more about what makes Ivanna so passionate about roller derby, plus what to expect at this year’s RollerCon!
Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.