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Vagine Regime Finland win their first game

 Saturday 29.10.2016 saw the first ever Vagine Regime Finland game, when VR Finland met the mixed Team Aubergine in Bunkkeri, Helsinki. This was the second Vagine Regime event in Finland, as Kallio Rolling Rainbow invited Vagine Regime Nordic to play a charity game in December 2013 – it was high time for VR to rally its troops in Finland.   Team Aubergine lost some players close to the game due to injury, …Read More

HRD Christmas Calendar

We will present the best pictures of 2015 by Marko Niemelä as a Advent Calendar -new pic every day until Christmas! Marko Niemelä is a familiar face and name to every roller derby person in Finland, and to a very large audience abroad as well. We are extremely proud of our very own world famous Macce-boy, who is always there to take the most amazing photos, cheer our teams, coach …Read More

HRD in Helsinki Ink

20th international tattoo convention Helsinki Ink took place in Kaapelitehdas 21th-23rd of March, and Helsinki Roller Derby was there, too! We had a very own stand and sold cute merch packages made by our skaters. We also got to spread the word about derby both on and off the stage and served refreshments to tattoo artists. All this was done with our full game gear on: skates, pads and helmets. …Read More

HRD’s new travel team C-Cassette is born!

HRD has been hoping for a third travel team for a long while now and the dream has now come true! The C-cassette took on the Jyväskylä roller derby today in a fun filled scrimmage. 12 players and a bench crew of 2 had a lot of fun and learned a lot from their first adventure of many. The Jyväskylä home team won – but it didn’t make the C-teamers …Read More

Helsinki Roller Derby has a new friend!

We are happy to do some good together with Nicehearts Vantaa. Three of our skaters kicked off  a summer camp day with a two hour roller derby introduction. A wonderful group of girls aged 10-13 joined in for some off skates derby fun. HRD is very happy to be part of the amazing work that Nicehearts does for girls and women. We want to help them in providing a wider …Read More

Red Five, standing by! Q&A with Fluke Skywalker #red5

Written by InDeepEndEd Photos: Marko Niemelä, Thomas Pihl  A while back I met this ref from Stockholm. He surely was an awesome guy. I was a newbie ref then. Didn’t think then, before I saw him ref bouts, that this will be the guy who will be my mentor in jam reffin’, someone to get tons of info and hints from. Well that’s the way it went. That’s the way …Read More

Happy Rollerween!

The classic Helsinki Roller Derby event returns when HRD gathers to celebrate Rollerween at Leppakomies, Helsinginkatu 1, on 27th of October and we’re inviting everybody to join us! We also have tree awesome bands playing: Rejected, Thunderbaum and Madcraft! Remember, this is a big old costume party so bring on the goods! HRD merchandise on sale. Entrance fee 7€. You can sign up for the event on Facebook.

Come and see BAT ATTACK & THE SKOOGIE BOYS at a Helsinki Roller Derby Fall Season Kick starter party!

Helsinki Roller Derby is having a blast of a party at Bar Base, Kalevankatu 3, Helsinki, on the 18th of August (it’s a Saturday!). We’ll start the party at 10PM, tickets are sold at the door. They’re 7 € and you can only pay with cash. We’ll sell our merchandise over there too, so you can support our upcoming season! Our lovely skaters will be there, and if you really …Read More

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 on the website. Dunno why, I guess no one just never thought about it. So, …Read More

Roller Derby + Ink = Helsinki

Helsinki Ink is a tattoo happening, that was held at Kaapelitehdas on 25.-27.3.2011. The exhibition brings together tattoo artists around the world, and is also a venue for many performing artists to show off their special skills, such as sword swallowing, burlesque dancing and yes – roller skating. Helsinki Roller Derby was there for Saturday and Sunday, hanging among tattooed people and answering questions that the curious might have , …Read More

The Basket case

Helsinki Roller Derby (HRD) published a short video of our players playing basketball on skates at out practice in the beginning of February. Playing itself was a lot of fun and the video, recorded by HRD referee Reckless Rowley by his helmet camera was just as fun towatch. It did not take long until our video was viewed also by Torpan Pojat (ToPo), a Finnish basket ball franchise founded in …Read More

Dragon Tag

Here the HRD skaters participate in some fun during the Fun Hour with R’nR on the Jan. 30, 2011. This is a variation of the game Tag. As the skaters get tagged they create two moving dragon trains that creates hiding places for the remaining skaters. The last remaining skater is the winner.

Holiday scrimmage for friends & family 17.12.2010

Helsinki Roller Derby welcomes friends & family to watch a holiday scrimmage at Pasilan Urheiluhalli (Radiokatu 22, Helsinki) on Friday 17.12.2010 at 20.30-21.30. In the winter holiday spirit, we will have the TORTUT vs PIPARIT. Doors open at 20.15 and the Pasila cafe will be open for refreshments during the event. Come out and support HRD and purchase some merchandise for your loved ones! Entrance is free. Tervetuloa seuraamaan Pasilan …Read More

The Chocolate Game

We had a great time at our Halloween practice when Reckless Rowley and Chrissee Rascal organised some non-derby related games and dancing on-skates. Check out the greedy HRD skaters and refs having fun on skates