Blog Category: Advice

Mon 13th Feb 2017

Learning to play roller derby is more than just passing Minimum Skills

I first walked into The Thunderdome on the 9th of May 2016. I’d been waiting eagerly for this day for months, even more so when my sister started skating a few weeks earlier. But I had to wait to turn 18 on the 3rd of May.

Fri 3rd Feb 2017

A love letter to myself

“This is a .44 calibre love letter straight from my heart”. Secret shout out to all my fellow emo roller derby players. If you know, then you know!

Mon 20th Jun 2016

Going it alone: How to lease and run your own dedicated roller derby venue

For many leagues, owning their own venue is the dream. Former skater Cleo Fracture explains how Rainy City made that dream a reality with The Thunderdome.

Tue 15th Mar 2016

The trials and tribulations of a transfer skater

New Rainy skater, Kate Push, talks stepping up.

Tue 22nd Sep 2015

Glen Coco | Diary of a Tender Hooligan

Hello avid blog readers, I know it’s been a while but I’ve finally stopped being harassed in the streets due to my new found fame so thought it might be time for a little update.

Fri 2nd Jan 2015

Glen Coco’s Memoirs: Year One.

So 2014 has finally ended and I thought it appropriate to take the entire year and put it into one blog post. A summary of the year, Glen Coco’s first year in roller derby.