HELSINKI ROLLER DERBY
Finland's first roller derby league. Since 2009.
Helsinki Roller Derby Juniors Took the Stage at Halftime Show!

Helsinki Roller Derby Juniors Took the Stage at Halftime Show!

Saturday the 17th saw HRD’s own Juniors took the stage to display the new and future talents of the league. Perhaps a bit nervous, they took to the stage, skating in a row—immediately wowing the audience with their composure, posture and excellent cross-over techniques! Once able to join adult leagues,...
Brushed up Lahti made B's to fight for their victory

Brushed up Lahti made B’s to fight for their victory

On Saturday 16th of May the fourth Finnish National Cup -tournament took place in Pasila. In the first game Tampere Roller Derby met Kouvola Rock’n’Rollers, and in the second game of the day the hometeam, HRD’s Queen B’s faced the Bay City Rollers from Lahti. Both games were said to be...
WTF Tour 2015: 2nd day of Big O

WTF Tour 2015: 2nd day of Big O

On the second day of the tournament we got to sleep late, since the next game was in the afternoon. We were really feeling yesterdays games in our muscles, so we spent the morning at the hotel gathering strength for the next battles. Also our fighting spirits were a tad...
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WTF 2015 Tour: Big O day 1, Boston & Montreal

WTF 2015 Tour: Big O day 1, Boston & Montreal

We arrived to Eugene on Thursday, the starting day of the Big O tournament, our main goal of spring season 2015. Thursday was a day for resting and traveling from Seattle to Eugene, and on Friday we started our tournament. An excellent thriller against Boston Our first opponent was Boston Massacre. The day started with...
WTF 2015 Tour: 2 X Rat City

WTF 2015 Tour: 2 X Rat City

On Sunday morning we headed towards the hometown of the Rats: Seattle. Naturally we were able to leave Vancouver only after the obligatory road toll -adventure. It had become customary to our car pool, so we were quite ok with it… The next step was crossing the border to the great US and A. We...
Best Hits Vol. II -four games that notably shortened your nails

Best Hits Vol. II -four games that notably shortened your nails

The air crisp and clean from the spring rains, the sports hall fills. The excitement in the air is palpable–almost thick enough to cut through. Teams from all over Finland gather for the Best Hits II event, a closed tournament for the C and B division teams. The mood is strong and positive–rightfully so, as...
WTF 2015 Tour: The Beginning of the Adventure (Terminal City All-Stars)

WTF 2015 Tour: The Beginning of the Adventure (Terminal City All-Stars)

WTF 2015 Tour: The first game. Read how the Turtles flew to Seattle, Nancy Drewed their way to their hotel, met a true Fennophile and had the weirdest last jam ever (refs and NSOs, you want to check this)! Vancouver 25th of April 2015 Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars vs Terminal City All-Stars Our beloved Turtles flew...
The color of Easter was GREEN

The color of Easter was GREEN

This year our Easter was more about derby than eggs. Local derbyphiles got a welcomed break from all the chocolate munching when Dirty River Roller Grrrls (Turku, Finland) and Dublin Roller Derby visited us in Pasila for a double header game. For our All-Stars it was an important prep game before their WTF-tour to America,...
STAR OF THE MONTH: DR. NO-NO

STAR OF THE MONTH: DR. NO-NO

HRD’s star of the month for March is our dear Dr. No-No! She joined our officiating crew in September of 2014 and has been an integral part of our league since. This talented referee has been a regular face in the Finnish derby scene, especially in games in southern Finland. She is also one of...
OMG there's MORE!!! Check out these all new shirts!

OMG there’s MORE!!! Check out these all new shirts!

OMG are people gonna be GREEN with envy when they see YOU in THESE! As you probably know at this point, our All-Stars are going the U.S of A to play some bad-ass teams and get their rankings through the roof. To assist them on their beyond awesome yet costly journey, they have already brought...
GOOD NEWS HELSINKI ROLLER DERBY ALL-STARS FANS!

GOOD NEWS HELSINKI ROLLER DERBY ALL-STARS FANS!

We have a new promotion going on to support our All-Stars on their road to Big O 2015: For any donation over 100 euros we will be sending out a pair of our famous lovelysally Ninja turtles leggings or bike shorts in your size! You have until April 1st to get your order in! We...
Announcing the Amazing WTF 2015 Schedule

Announcing the Amazing WTF 2015 Schedule

  The Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars will travel to the United States and Canada in late April for an amazing lineup of games. The All-Stars will play in the Big O tournament in addition to a few other games. The Big O recently announced the tournament matchups, and the All-Stars are very excited about their...
European Top Derby in Pack to the Future

European Top Derby in Pack to the Future

Well, it was that time of the year again. That annual, magnificent event where Helsinki Roller Derby and Stockholm Roller Derby (and their B-teams) clash in a double header.  All-Stars Were All Stars First up, it was the A-teams. This wasn’t only the highly anticipated season starter for HRD’s All Stars, it was also a...
HRD Will Skate at the Big O - All-Stars Aiming for the WFTDA Top 40

HRD Will Skate at the Big O – All-Stars Aiming for the WFTDA Top 40

The HRD All-Stars will skate against top WFTDA teams May 1-3 during the Big O tournament in Eugene, Oregon, USA. There are 17 WFTDA teams currently registered to play. HRD’s opponents are to be announced soon. HRD is currently ranked 59th in WFTDA, up 65 spots from 124th in the beginning of 2014. And the All-Stars...
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...