Amateur Sports: Roller Derby Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Amateur Sports: Roller Derby Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

When reminiscing about the storied sports history of Philadelphia, roller derby isn’t exactly one of the first things that comes to mind. Despite its turbulent swings in popularity, the sport’s history in Philadelphia dates back almost 70 years. Philadelphia’s first roller derby team was founded before both the Flyers and 76ers were playing in the […]

 

Center City: Discover Flat Track Roller Derby Through the Philly Roller Girls

Center City: Discover Flat Track Roller Derby Through the Philly Roller Girls

Combining fast-paced skating, hard blocks and nights filled with entertainment is what the Philly Roller Girls do best. Since its launch nine years ago, the Philly Roller Girls have been looking to give flat track roller derby a home in Philadelphia. Flat track roller derby, developed in 2001, is comprised of two teams with five […]