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.
October 4, 2016
From Steel City Roller Derby to Team USA and the PA All-Stars, Snot Rocket Science has sported a few different jerseys over the years, but fans this season have had the opportunity to see Snot Rocket Science in her newest jersey as a member of the New Jax City Rollers! Learn more about Snot Rocket Science, how she's adjusting to the change and preparing for Championships next month!
September 8, 2016
Rebounding this summer from an ankle injury, Nina Erwes demonstrates that hard work, dedication and passion are the most crucial elements of great derby players. From injuries, MVP recognition and explaining porridge to Customs Officers, read on to learn more about Nina's 2016 season and the Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars' road to the D1 Playoffs in Madison, WI September 23-24th!
August 18, 2016
Beginning her derby career in Seattle nearly a decade ago, Swede Hurt got her start with the Jet City Rollergirls. After seeing her first WFTDA Championship, she knew she was hooked, knowing that she wanted to strive for the highest competition roller derby could offer. Since that rookie year, Swede Hurt has played on several top-ranking WFTDA teams, Team Sweden and has found time to turn her passion for the sport into coaching as well. Learn more about Swede Hurt, your Featured Skater of August!
July 10, 2016
Those who aren't familiar with Ms. Dr. Joseph L Simonis (or "Josie"), had the chance to meet them in a ESPNW.com article featuring the transgender community and inclusiveness in WFTDA. Since the start of their career, Josie has worked passionately to advocate for transgender and gender-non-conforming athletes across all sports, founding the TGI Athlete Network in that effort. Learn more about their efforts to promote inclusiveness and other passions both on and off the track.
June 10, 2016
Satan's Little Helper has been competing in contact sports from a very young age, so when she found roller derby in 2007 it seemed like a natural choice for her combination of skills and athleticism. Skating today with the Angel City Derby Girls, Satan's Little Helper has not only made a name for herself on the track with her dominating skills, but also off the track through her coaching and personal training. Learn more about our June featured skater, Satan's Little Helper.
Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.