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X-mas Special -rookies and juniors played tough games on Saturday

Soon after opening the 17th Advent Calendar flap we opened the Bunkkeri doors for the HRD X-mas Special Tournament featuring two games: The graduation game HRD Rookies vs Tampere-Pori and HRD Juniors vs HRD Adults. The air was filled with excitement and already some glitter for that night’s HRD gala event. HRD Rookies had a roster made up mostly of skaters who had graduated the fall term’s Fresh Meat course. …Read More

Full speed at Sporttitori

Today was awesome. The Helsinki Roller Derby juniors played their first outdoor game! We introduced our junior team at the YES to Organ Donation Sporttitori event. The weather was with us: the sun shone bright and the sky was at its bluest. The juniors were full of sunny energy, and looking at the game you wouldn’t know they’re on summer break. We really have reason to be proud of our …Read More

New junior course begins in September!

We want to offer the opportunity to start the best hobby in the world to all fresh newcomers, aged between 10 and 17! For the beginning of the course you don’t need your own gears, we have some extras we can borrow. The new junior roller derby course begins in 5.9.2016, and we will continue until December. The course is aimed to 10-17 year olds (are you 16 or 17? See …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

“This is the best!” -22 junior skaters took over Bunkkeri last Sunday

On Sunday 10.4. the second ever junior bootcamp was arranged in Bunkkeri. The young derby stars were skated in two groups: there were 10 first timers skating in the Beginners group, and 12 experienced junior derby players in the Experts group. HRD:n junioriluistelijoista The Experts, who were mostly familiar faces from HRD’s Junior team, got to learn truly expert level jamming skills, when the All-Stars jammer Mad Maloony shared her knowledge. Happy and enthusiastic atmosphere …Read More

Junior bootcamp vol 2 10th of April in Bunkkeri!

When? 10.4.2016 at 10-16 Where? @ Bunkkeri Who? For 10-17 year old Beginners (never skated on quad skates before or skated just a couple of times) and Experts (skated for some time on squad skates) How much? Beginners 10€, Experts 15€ How? Register by sending us e-mail (juniorit@helsinkirollerderby.com)! Registration opens on Monday 29th of February 2016. What? Roller derby! Skating training, off skate training, fun activities! For Experts also more game like practises. …Read More

Junior course begins in January!

Helsinki roller derby started their first ever junior roller derby course in January 2015. The first fifteen brave and astonishing, 10 to 17 years old youngsters have now skated for a year, and are eager to continue their roller derby career in the spring. Besides of these already experienced skaters, we want to offer the opportunity to start the best hobby in the world to all fresh newcomers! The new …Read More

Junior Bootcamp was a whopping success!

The home arena of Helsinki Roller Derby, the Bunker in Jätkäsaari, was filled with joy and happiness of doing things together and learning, when 9-17 year old junior bootcampers took over the tracks.  Inka, Caitlin and Emma are no beginners in roller derby! There were two groups of happy campers, one for each track. One group consisted of the junior members of HRD, who have been skating for one year now, and …Read More

Roller Derby Junior Bootcamp 14th and 15th of Nov.!

Helsinki Roller Derby is organizing in collaboration with Roller Derby Finland the first ever junior roller derby bootcamp in Bunkkeri (Jätkäsaari) for 10 to 17 year olds on 14th and 15th of November. Everyone interested in roller derby and aged between 10 and 17 is welcome to join the bootcamp -we have groups both for a bit more advanced skaters, and for those who want to test roller derby skates …Read More

Start the best hobby in the world!

Helsinki roller derby started their first ever junior roller derby course in January 2015. The first fifteen brave and astonishing, 10 to 17 years old youngsters graduated from the course in the end of May, and are eager to continue their roller derby career in the fall. Besides of these already experienced skaters, we want to offer the opportunity to start the best hobby in the world to all fresh …Read More

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, they are surely a force to be reckoned with! The message was clear: Watch out world, HRD Junior league is …Read More