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New beginners’ course begins in February -sign up NOW!

We are offering another one of our brilliant and super popular beginners’ course in February! In our fully packed intense “freshmeat training period” you get solid skating skills, learn the rules and master your first game moves. After the course you are good to go, whether it is a joyful (and sweaty!) new hobby or a nice kick-start for your athletic or referee career you are looking for! The fresh meat course …Read More

Kulttuurilahja-campaign is the thing!

Kulttuurilahja (“Culture Gift”) is a new crowdfunding platform. Our All-Stars are one of the first Kulttuurilahja-fundraising projects. All-Stars battle with the best teams in the world. They are now fifth in Europe and 22nd in the world. All-Stars compete mainly against foreign teams, which means 2 to 4 trips to Europe and overseas per year. All-Stars are gathering 5000 euros to help them to get to the upcoming Big O -tournament trip in …Read More

Post playoffs blues

Our All-Stars came back from their playoffs tournament from Madison. They played four tough games, winning two of them and losing two, placing 6th in their group: the same seeding they came to the tournament with. (Check the game scores here!) Now it is their time to rest and focus on their off-season activities. The tournament in Madison was their number one goal this year, for which they worked vigorously, …Read More

New guests from across the bay – Royal Swedish Army visited Bunkkeri

Both A and B team of Royal Swedish Army visited our Bees and Cassettes in Bunkkeri last weekend (17.-18.9.). While our big guns are traveling to the States for their play offs tournament, the rest of the league worked hard at Bunkkeri by arranging and playing four full-lenght games: on Saturday C-cassette battled against Royal Brigade (RSA B-team) and Queen B’s met Royal Army (RSA A-team), and on Sunday they changed pairs for …Read More

Helsinki Roller Derby’s C team is looking for bench coaches!

Helsinki Roller Derby C-team is looking for bench coaches to guide the team during the fall season 2016. The bench coach of C-Kasetti will plan the training and game schedule for the season together with the team and HRD training department. Additionally, the bench coach is responsible for the actualization of jointly planned team goals as well as making sure that communication between the coaching team and C-Kasetti is effective …Read More

Are you our new Freshmeat for the fall 2016?

We are offering another one of our brilliant and super popular beginner’s course in the fall! With our three months “freshmeat training period” you get solid skating skills, learn the rules and master your first game moves. After the course you are good to go, whether it is a joyful (and sweaty!) new hobby or a nice kick-start for your athletic or referee career you are looking for! The fresh meat …Read More

Second day of MayDay in HEL was rewarding for everyone

The morning of the second day of MayDay in HEL started with a junior bootcamp held in Bunkkeri: Candy Snatchers and HRDs own juniors trained together in the multilingual bootcamp coached by London’s Fenix. This was a busy weekend for the juniors too, as they had the game, the bootcamp and merch and raffle ticket selling duty, but they did their part with big smiles on their faces -we are …Read More

First day of MayDay in HEL was full of excitement

First day of MayDay in HEL tournament done, and what a day it was! Four amazing games in the great venue -we can barely wait for tomorrow! Luckily we don’t have to sleep, since there’s the afterparty at Tavastia! Can’t make it in Jäähalli tomorrow? Check out the stream in FanSeat!   Malmö won the slow paced, low scoring game against HRD   In the first game of the day …Read More

All-Stars jet-lagged but ready after Big O

Our All-Stars played in Big O last weekend, winning three games out of four. This lifted their rankings (according to the more frequently updated Flat Track Stats) six positions, from 27 to 21. Now the team, and our representative official Ei Se Satu and photographer Marko Niemelä, have 1,5 weeks to recover from the jet lag, and then it is time for the home tournament, as four awesome teams travel to …Read More

Juniors fully prepared for their first game

Check out our full roster here! Our juniors played their first scrimmage as a team on Monday against a challenging opponent assembled from the experienced players of B and C team. All sixteen junior skaters played extremely well, and both teams really enjoyed the game that was played in level 2 junior roller derby rules. One of our slogans in HRD is “practise like you play”, which was executed in this scrimmage …Read More

The Mayday in HEL main collaborators released

As you probably already knew we have this huge and most awesome tournament – MAYDAY IN HEL -coming up on the 14th and 15th of May. Helsinki Roller Derby proudly presents the main collaborators of the tournament weekend. We are honored to have the Finnish Jam in the Box and Gearcheck as our official tournament roller derby shops. They will be present at the Vendor Village in the tournament. Go and check their websites and …Read More

Be a part of the Mayday in HEL – tournament!

Fullsteam Agency and Helsinki Roller Derby proudly present one of the largest international roller derby tournaments ever seen in the Nordic countries: MAYDAY IN HEL in Helsinki Ice Hall on 14th and 15th of May! Now we ask you to be a part of our awesome event! Would your business be interested in sponsoring one of Europe’s finest roller derby tournaments? Or would you come to Helsinki and place your …Read More

MayDay in HEL presents: New TRICKS on the block

Photo by Joe Mac New TRICKS on the Block Helsinki sees more world-class derby stars on Saturday May 14th when the amazing New Skids on the Block parade their tricky wares in Bunkkeri for up to 30 advanced and 30 intermediate skaters. Also 20 spots reserved for off-skate participants. Yup, so MayDay in HEL is not only watching awesome derby from the stands but honing your own technical and tactical mastery …Read More