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.

May 2012 Featured Skater: Assaultin’ Pepa

May 2, 2012

This skater is the definition of teamwork on the track – taking a leadership role, and pushing her teammates into the hits that need to be made. She has been with the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls since the beginning, and through their flat track domination during the 2010 WFTDA Big 5 season. She is also a creative force for roller derby behind the scenes – bringing us fiveonfive magazine and working as Creative Director for the WFTDA. Read on to learn more about Assaultin’ Pepa…

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April 2012 Featured Skater: Master Blaster

April 11, 2012

As co-founder of one of WFTDA’s newest member leagues, Bear City Roller Derby, and one of the organizers of the annual European Roller Derby Conference (EROC), this transplanted American has made quite an impact on European roller derby. She is also a passionate, aggressive skater and coach, training not only Bear City but also teams around Europe. When not skating, she runs the first brick and mortar roller derby store in Berlin. Read on to learn more about Master Blaster…

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March 2012 Featured Skater: Luludemon

March 8, 2012

The Terminal City Rollergirls are proud to call this skater one of their own and recently named her league MVP. She loves jamming and shares her love of the position and roller derby as a traveling coach and owner of derby business, Pivotstar. In 2012, she’ll teach you how to improve your own game play if you attend a Camp Pivotstar bootcamp! Read on to learn more about Luludemon…

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February 2012 Featured Skater: White Flight

February 7, 2012

This Rose City Roller claims her ninja-like jamming skills are the product of a desire for self preservation; however, it seems that her incredible commitment to being the best she can be is their true origin. White Flight skates with determination and confidence, and instills those principles in the skaters of tomorrow when she is coaching RCR’s junior league, the Rosebuds. Read on to learn more about the amazing White Flight!

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January 2012 Featured Skater: Smack Daddy

January 3, 2012

She may be a ladies’ lady, but Smack Daddy leaves that charm off the track. On the track, 12 other countries recognized her formidable skills by selecting her as the overall MVP of the Roller Derby World Cup in December. She's also a dedicated, neon-wearing New Skid on the Block, who has started her own business, which she aims to balance with her roller derby schedule. Read on to learn more about Smack Daddy…

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Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.