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.

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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April 2015 Featured Skater: craisy dukes

April 2, 2015

craisy dukes made her debut in roller derby with Providence Roller Derby, one of the founding leagues of WFTDA. Over the years, dukes has proved her ability on the track with her fast moves in short denim cut-offs. Learn more about what motivates craisy dukes and her perspective on the sport as its changed over the years.

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March 2015 Featured Skater: Loco Chanel

March 2, 2015

Loco Chanel got her start on the track with roller derby 2005, and previously served on the WFTDA Board of Directors for several years. An icon in the roller derby world, Loco Chanel exemplifies roller derby's strength and grace on the track, while demonstrating leadership off the track through her continued involvement in WFTDA and the roller derby community. Learn more about Loco Chanel and her hopes and ambitions for her next year of roller derby!

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February 2015 Featured Skater: Queen Loseyateefa

February 1, 2015

Queen Loseyateefa began her derby career in 2005, back when modern roller derby was just getting its start. Since then, Queen has grown with the sport, becoming more involved within the league, increasing her skills and strategy on the track, and integrating derby into her family and day-to-day life. Learn more about our February featured skater and her journey in this first decade of WFTDA roller derby.

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January 2015 Featured Skater: Mick Swagger

January 1, 2015

In 2014, fans had the opportunity to watch Mick Swagger both skate in the 2014 WFTDA Championships and again in the Derby World Cup as a part of Team USA. An accomplished skater, coach, and mentor, Mick Swagger will be hanging up her skates after such a dynamic year – but don’t think that means she’ll be slowing down in the roller derby world! Learn more about Mick and her post-skating plans.

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Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.