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.
March 5, 2013
Auld Reekie Roller Girls’ Admiral Attackbar has progressed rapidly from rookie to all star, and demonstrated that hard work and goal setting are some of the greatest forces in the world! Aside from her amazing jamming skills on the track, Admiral Attackbar has been living the true derby girl life, and using all her talents to bolster her league, from her graphic design skills to cartoon enthusiasm. Read on to learn more about this month's multi-talented and doughnut-loving featured skater, Admiral Attackbar.
February 6, 2013
Growing up playing almost every sport imaginable made Bork Bork Bork tough and competitive, but it was roller derby that proved to be the passion she was looking for in life. Through intense training, hard work, and the encouragement of her teammates and coaches Bork has been able to transform herself into a blocking machine on the track, and an inspiration to her team and fans across the derby-verse. Read on to learn more about Bork's journey as a skater, and why fans are always excited to see someone get “borked!”
January 6, 2013
Few skaters spend as much time in the air as the Oly Rollers’ Onda Sligh. Onda Sligh is the current Guinness World Record holder for long jump on roller skates, and she takes her sense of adventure wherever she goes. Growing up playing roller hockey, Onda has always felt that skating was as easy as walking; a confidence that shows in her agility and speed on the track. Read on to learn more about Onda Sligh!
December 7, 2012
Hailing from France, Sandrine “Francey Pants” Rangeon, has been living her American Dream in the United States, and proudly represents the Denver Roller Dolls on the track. Growing up, Rangeon was an avid athlete who played a variety of sports, and competed internationally in both ice and inline hockey. Since finding roller derby, she has been on the fast track to success. Most recently, she earned Jammer MVP at the 2012 WFTDA Championships. Read on to learn more about Rangeon's journey in the roller derby world, the training regiment she uses to perform at her very best, and the determined attitude that keeps us all waiting to see just what she'll do next!
November 1, 2012
Even though Teflon Donna wasn’t her first name choice, she has really grown into it! It is the perfect moniker for a skater who has given many a blocker the “slip” on her way through the pack as a jammer for the Philly Roller Girls. As a member of Team USA, Tef has had the opportunity to see the world through roller derby, a unique perspective that helps her to be a leader on the track for her home league, and work with experienced and new skaters alike to achieve their goals. Read on to learn more about Teflon Donna, and be sure to look for her and the Liberty Belles at the 2012 WFTDA Championships!
Real. Strong. Athletic. Revolutionary.