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The story of a jammer who had to watch 2015 playoffs with a broken ankle – now on the track tougher than ever

When I broke my ankle, it was instantly clear to me that I cannot play in the 2015 playoffs tournament. The situation was bad: the foot was pointing to wrong direction. The first feeling after realising this was enormous shame. I’ve never ever been that ashamed in my life. I felt that I had deceived the whole tea, and all the people who had ever had any faith in me. It …Read More

We are looking for a new Head NSO!

Do you want to be part of developing the operation of Finland’s oldest and biggest roller derby league? Is organizing events and volunteers in your blood? Helsinki Roller Derby is looking for new Head NSO. Helsinki Roller Derby is internationally known, active and competitive league (WFTDA ranking 24.), which has three active teams: A-team plays against international opponents, B-team in National Cup and C-team against other Finnish B- and C-teams. …Read More

Fifth Suomi Cup tournament in Helsinki 27th of August

Welcome to Pasila on the 27th of August! In the fifth Suomi Cup tournament of this year we will see two rough and tough games: first our very own Queen B’s will meet the Dirty River Roller Grrrls from Turku, after which the Kallio Rolling Rainbow will challenge the leader of the league table, Tampere Roller Derby. These four teams were seen in the finals last year, so we are expecting to see …Read More

European derby history in London

Piece of roller derby history was written in 11th of July 2015 in in the tropically warm Crystal Palace National Sports Center when London Roller Girls Brawling faced Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars. This was the first ever sanctioned game between two European division one teams. Helsinki started their game with a heavy series of jammer penalties, allowing London to take a solid 60 points differential right in the beginning of …Read More

Help “Helsinki Roller Derby Zebras” to collect funds for a good cause

Helsinki Roller Derby Zebras is one of the over 300 Movember teams in Finland that are signed to grow their ‘staches for a good cause – if the mustache itself isn’t enough! Movember movement started in Australia in 2003 and has since spread around the world. The agenda is to start growing a mustache from a clean shave and collect funds for men’s health. In Finland the funds are collected …Read More