HELSINKI ROLLER DERBY
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Fresh rosters for year 2016

Fresh rosters for year 2016

New year, new rosters! The team selection committee has spoken, and we saw quite a lot of changes in the rosters. Read what the team coaches and captains had to say about these changes! In HRD we select the rosters for our travel teams (All-Stars and Queen B’s) usually four times each year: in January, April,...
HRD All-Stars ja Queen B's hakevat valmentajia!

HRD All-Stars ja Queen B’s hakevat valmentajia!

Helsinki Roller Derbyn edustusjoukkueet hakevat itselleen valmennusjohdon vuosittain. Haku on kaikille avoin. Olisiko sinusta näiden tähtilaivojen kapteeniksi??? Lue tehtävänkuvaukset ja hakuohjeet alta. Haut ovat auki 20.12.2015 asti (All-Starsin koordinaattorin paikka on auki 31.12.2015 asti). All – Stars hakee valmentajia Helsinki Roller Derbyn A-joukkue etsii kahta valmentajaa luotsaamaan joukkuetta vuodelle 2016. Tällä hetkellä, joulukuussa 2015, Helsinki...
Opening Game of the Finnish Nationals: HRD vs TRD

Opening Game of the Finnish Nationals: HRD vs TRD

We waited for the opening game of the Finnish National Cup for 2015 with nervous excitement. As a league we had decided that the coaches of our B team would pick the roster for the National Cup games, which means the rosters would be based on the people training with the B team. We hoped...
Two New Head-NSOs Elected -to Inspire and Instruct

Two New Head-NSOs Elected -to Inspire and Instruct

There’s no better way of learning derby than playing derby, and the best practice to a real game is to make the scrimmage situation as similar to a bout as possible: key factors in this effort are the proper officials. Poor officiating in the practices will lead to frustrating and futile penalties and lack of...
Third Game of the Finnish Nationals 2014

Third Game of the Finnish Nationals 2014

The third game of the Finnish Nationals was hosted by Kallio Rolling Rainbow and played in Pasila Sportshall on the 22nd of March. The first game of the day was Helsinki Roller Derby versus Tampere Roller Derby. TRD was placed fourth in last year’s Nationals so the game was expected to be fairly close. This...
Helsinki Roller Derby is now seriously warmed up after our home bout tournament!

Helsinki Roller Derby is now seriously warmed up after our home bout tournament!

Pasila Sports Halls roller derby season 2014 was properly kicked off for with Helsinki Roller Derby’s home team tournament Rollin’ with my homies which was played last Saturday, the 22. of February. In order to let all three home teams fight for a place in the final bout, a Finnish guest team was invited to...
Buy a ticket to the Team USA double header – get a discount code for Leeds and Turku bout tickets!

Buy a ticket to the Team USA double header – get a discount code for Leeds and Turku bout tickets!

Buy a ticket to the Team USA double header – get a discount code for Leeds and Turku bout tickets! Roller derby is still a fairly unknown sport in Finland, even if Finland is in the top five of this sport. It may seem difficult to find time or money to witness all of our...
I Got Stripes! An interview with Cherry Fury

I Got Stripes! An interview with Cherry Fury

By InDeepEndEd-Referee of HRD  Well I’ve been reading a lot of great stories from our website. Written by our players, from great trips around the world. I have been with them a few times, even a week trip to Tenerife, and they truly were amazing times. But we never had a ref point of view...
Tampere’s first bout brought to you by Queen B’s

Tampere’s first bout brought to you by Queen B’s

Helsinki Roller Derby’s socend travel team Queen B’s travelled to Pirkkala to finnish off their succesful and victory splattered bout season, where Tampere Rollin’ Hos held their first official bout ever! The event called ”Block the Sun” was held just outside Tampere, at Pirkkalan liikuntatalo on 20th of May, but the audience found their way...
Overboard is my boyfriend

Overboard is my boyfriend

Our sponsor, a Finnish skateboard shop Overboard has over topped itself. Not only does Helsinki Roller Derby get very generous discounts, but now Overboard presented us with brand new helmets, totally free of charge. And yes, they came in the lovely HRD color, green. Page Disaster looks like a leprechaun with her red hair and...
HRD trainer Tigre Force coaching Barcelona Roller Derby

HRD trainer Tigre Force coaching Barcelona Roller Derby

This whole idea originally started when I wanted to visit a Finnish friend that works in Barcelona, Spain. Immediately after buying my flights I started to google Barcelona Roller Derby. I didn’t find a league but kept on searching for one. Luckily, one day I noticed that a Facebook group had been made for BRD....
Basketball on rollerskates!

Basketball on rollerskates!

Here the HRD skaters participate in yet more fun during the Fun Hour with R’nR on Jan. 30, 2011. No surprises here. Just good old basket ball made a million times better because it’s played on roller skates!