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Professional Rugby Player Phaidra Knight signs with Heraea Marketing
by HeraeaMarketing
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:18pm

Phaidra Knight chooses the right team...more

Sponsorships ~ Endorsements ~ Investment = HUGE Differences
by HeraeaMarketing
posted April 29, 2013 at 8:10pm

Athletes Know the Difference...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Gotham repeats – earning their second consecutive WFTDA Championship, and third Championship overall
by Zeeev
posted November 5, 2012 at 6:00pm

In a battle of giants, Gotham proves legitimacy and continues to dominate the WFTDA, while Denver returns to third overall....more

2012 WFTDA Championships: Day Two – Texas, Denver, Oly, and Gotham advance
by Zeeev
posted November 4, 2012 at 11:02am

Saturday’s slew of elimination bouts started with the second upset of the tournament, and ended with by filling the final four slots in the 2012 WFTDA Championship bracket....more

2012 WFTDA Championships day 1: Naptown beats the odds, Denver, Bay Area, and Minnesota advance
by Zeeev
posted November 3, 2012 at 9:53am

The WFTDA championships began on Friday with four elimination bouts, and the first upset of the tournament....more

Grits and Glory: The Atlanta Rollergirls host the 2012 WFTDA Championships
by Zeeev
posted November 1, 2012 at 8:54am

The Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby Championship tournament will be hosted by the Atlanta Rollergirls at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, Georgia....more

Who’ll Stop The Reign? Results And Impressions From The Star Of Texas Bowl
by Zeeev
posted July 23, 2012 at 5:44pm

The Texas Rollergirls hosted New York City’s Gotham Girls (the current WFTDA Champions), San Francisco’s Bay Area All Stars, and Chicago’s Windy City Rollers to a six bout tournament in Austin’s state-of-the-art downtown convention center...more

Video Interviews from the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup in Toronto
by Alyssa
posted December 7, 2011 at 2:43pm

Check out video interviews and highlights from the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup in Toronto!   ...more

Gotham Girls - 2011 WFTDA Champions - Recap & Interviews
by Zeeev
posted November 17, 2011 at 11:00pm

Gotham Girls Roller Derby started on relatively unsure footing - and in some people's minds, the league's future took a sharp turn north after the transfer of Fisti Cuffs and Endless Justin from Tucson, AZ (then the number 2 league in the USA.) Fisti was ...more

Evolution and Bella Fire discuss their win over Rose City and future tourney hopes
by Zeeev
posted November 16, 2011 at 1:49pm

Rose City came into the tournament ranked 4th in the nation - and their impressive performance at the 2011 Western Regionals came with great expectations vs. the 9th ranked Kansas City...more

Gotham beats Oly and becomes the first WFTDA Champ to repeat!
by Zeeev
posted November 14, 2011 at 12:11am

The last two bouts of the 2011 WFTDA Championships are in the books, Kansas City finishes fourth after losing to Texas, and Oly finishes second for the second year in a row after losing to Gotham...more

The 2011 WFTDA Championships – Upsets Divide Conquered Hearts
by Zeeev
posted November 13, 2011 at 11:18am

The first ten bouts of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association are in the books – and the results reveal a new parity in the league that promises photo finishes and a bright future for the organization and the sport...more

The Denver Roller Dolls host the 5th annual WFTDA Championship Tournament
by Zeeev
posted November 11, 2011 at 4:15pm

Twelve teams from four WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association WFTDA.com) regions will compete for “The Hydra” (the WFTDA’s first place trophy) this weekend at the magnificent 1st Bank Center in Broomfield,CO...more

The beauty of the finish line
by Byline to Finish Line
posted August 16, 2011 at 6:24pm

One doesn’t come out of an epic event with merely descriptions of how the 17-mile hike/trail run kicked one’s ass. Indeed, there were plenty of lessons absorbed and beliefs solidified during this past weekend’s Try All By Fire pilgrimage. In fact, t...more

Is Roller Derby ready to be an Olympic sport?
by Pretty Tough
posted July 7, 2011 at 9:03am

Roller Derby may in fact be part of future Olympic Games. Sadly, bowling isn’t yet ready for primetime. During the 123rd International Olympic Committee session in South Africa this week, IOC President Jacques Rogge announced that eight sports, includi...more

Skate Wars Return: The Fempire Strikes Back!
by eRacer X-Files
posted June 25, 2011 at 2:15pm

Well, I'm slacking again on updates, FOR SHAME!This bout was our annual Skate Wars saga bout, with this year's episode being The Fempire Strikes Back! The inner geek in me loves this bout... we get the added excitement of the Storm Troopers and Darth Vad...more

Hel’z Belles: Montana's Latest Roller Derby Addition
by MarQFPR
posted May 22, 2011 at 5:20am

Roller Derby is spreading like wildfire across the nation as teams are starting in smaller and bigger cities. Montana is no exception. In a year’s span, four teams have former in the Treasure State, including the newly developed Hel’z Bell...more

Not Even a Tornado can break derby bond and spirits.
by eRacer X-Files
posted May 6, 2011 at 11:02am

I'm sure plenty are aware of the situation in Northern Alabama as a result of the marathon of storms to hit this region on 4/27/11.But there is positive news to come out of the tragedy, and this is OUR story as team and the kindness and outpouring of love...more

Roller derby player Lmbr Timber Onu faces long recovery from severe domestic violence attack
by eRacer X-Files
posted May 5, 2011 at 11:13am

There are no words to describe how angry this makes me that someone could do this.Meet Lori, aka Lmbr Timber Onu of Emerald Coast Roller Derby, was victim of a severe domestic violence attack on April 23, 2011. Lori is having surgery to repair broken...more

Its Dodgeball time!
by eRacer X-Files
posted March 24, 2011 at 5:46pm

"If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball!"I should be good at both! This weekend is the 6th Annual Dixie Derby Down n Dirty Dodgeball Tournament. It's my 3rd year at the event, and its always a great way to start spring for a fun day in the su...more

eRacer X gets her MOJO back
by eRacer X-Files
posted March 17, 2011 at 10:19pm

And just as suddenly as it disappeared--- POOF! eRacer X got her MOJO back!I had a lot of great advice about my recent mental beat-down, lots of encouragement from my team, and one statement that really drove it all home. "You need an instigator--a sh...more

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