The Rainy City Blog
Diary of a New Skater at Rainy City Roller Girls
Hi! My name is Emma Swarsbrick (or Glen Coco), I am 20 years old and have been skating for nearly 6 months now. And without making this sound like the introduction to a Roller Derby Anonymous group, I think I am addicted to Roller Derby.
Pre-Minimum Skills Bootcamp at Rainy City Roller Girls – Review
If you can’t decide whether or not to take the plunge and buy a ticket for one of our Pre-Minimum Skills Bootcamps, take a look at one of our New Skater’s review of our latest bootcamp.
UKRDA Unveils Transgender Policy
The United Kingdom Roller Derby Association (UKRDA) have this week announced the appointment of their new Transgender Liaison and the ratification of their Transgender Policy.
Rainy City Roller Girls Skaters Make Team England!
Just over a week ago, two of our skaters found out that they had made it onto the Training Squad for Team England. We caught up with Fay Roberts and Missy Rascal to find out about their initial reactions and their plans for the upcoming season.
Northern Sur5al: The Comedown…
Guest writer Station from the Knights of Oldham Roller Derby gives us his take on yesterday’s Northern Sur5al tournament…
The Threetles Recreate Beatle-Mania at The Thunderdome
Popular tribute band The Threetles have joined forces with the Rainy City Roller Girls to reprise a legendary evening, that took place exactly 50 years ago.
The Nine Month Injury – by Giant Tess
…Just when I felt like I was finding my feet and getting a feel for how the game works, I sustained what is referred to in derby as “The Nine Month Injury” and everything changed.
Rainy City Roller Girls Win UKRDA Sur5al at Tattoo Freeze 2013
Sunday 13th of January saw the Rainy City Roller Girls take first place in a Sur5al exhibition tournament at Tattoo Freeze, hosted by the UKRDA.