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.

September 2014 Featured Skater: Dusty

September 2, 2014

This month's featured skater is turning heads as the "poster girl" for the D1 Playoffs in Sacramento, CA, as well as on the track as she represents Toronto, Canada in the D- playoffs September 19th-21st. Meet Dusty of Toronto Roller Derby.

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August 2014 Featured Skater: Mouse

August 1, 2014

Don't let the name fool you: the Mad Rollin' Dolls' Mouse is a skater who uses her smarts, size, and speed to dominate the track. A member of the Dolls since the very infancy of modern roller derby, Mouse has been a dynamic force for her league both on the track and off the track. Learn more about what keeps Mouse constantly working to improve herself, her league, and the sport.

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July 2014 Featured Skater: Poison Violet

July 1, 2014

Just as beautiful and deadly as her name implies, this month's featured skater grabs everyone's attention on the track. Learn more about our July featured skater, Colombia QuadSquad Roller Derby's #007, Poison Violet.

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June 2014 Featured Skater: Screamin' Meanie

June 2, 2014

Since joining roller derby in 2007, Screamin’ Meanie of the Lava City Roller Dolls has served as an inspiration to both her home league and the Lava City junior league, the Cinder Kittens. Screamin’ Meanie doesn’t let anything get in her way – after coming back from a broken leg in 2010, she was recognized with the “Most Dedicated” skater award by her league, and she was named to the 2012 and 2013 Oregon MVP All Star rosters. Read on to learn more about Screamin’ Meanie, the WFTDA’s featured skater for June!

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May 2014 Featured Skater: Artoo Detoonate

May 1, 2014

Blame it on the stars. Or, in this case, star passes. That's the short story behind the origins of the wildly popular Roller Derby Junkies Tumblr designed to help skaters, refs and coaches learn from watching roller derby footage. Joining roller derby shortly after college, Artoo Detoonate learned the sport quickly, and took on a coaching role for her league, the Boston Derby Dames. Now through Roller Derby Junkies, she has been able to reach a global audience to share strategy and skills. Learn more about Artoo Detoonate, the WFTDA's featured skater for May!

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Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.