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Lana Del Rey – Roller Derby (Pin Up Galore Demo)

Lana Del Rey – Roller Derby (Pin Up Galore Demo)   Download Mp3: Lana Del Rey – Roller Derby (Pin Up Galore Demo)   Lana Del Rey – Roller Derby (Pin Up Galore Demo) lana del rey roller derby del rey roller derby pin roller derby pin...
by Smartrena on Dec 7, 2016

Skating Saved Me

I remember when I was growing up, I had this awesome birthday party at the local roller rink.   I felt like I was pretty cool, because the rink was one of my favorite places to hang out growing up. … Continue reading →...
by Caratunk Girl on Mar 2, 2016

Whole30 Day 9... That time roller derby saved my ass..

Today was a daaaamn good day! I walked into the kitchen looking for a compliant snack. A few cashews or one of the compliant Larabars, just something small to tide me over till dinner. I looked at the clock and saw that it was 3:45pm. It suddenly str...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Feb 24, 2016

A Little Post Practice Photo Shoot...

After a particularly brutal roller derby practice, what better to do than strike a pose in all your sweaty stinky glory, right? Bahahaha! True story, folks. Check it out!Surround yourself with people that force you to do better... Your life will neve...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Jun 7, 2015

AHHHH!! I don't suck!

As you may or may not know, I joined the Vindicated Vixens in September of 2014. As you may recall, prior to joining, I hadn't skated in 17 + years. After a couple months tho I started showing improvement. I was feeling much more comfortable on my...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Mar 30, 2015

39 Killer Literary Roller Derby Names

If you’ve never been to a roller derby match, I can promise you that you’ve never seen anything more simultaneously terrifying and thrilling and kick-ass. A few years ago, a friend of a friend was in a league and I … Continued You...
by Book Riot on Feb 10, 2015

What I Love About Roller Derby...

There is just so damn much that I love about Roller Derby, but I'll try to keep in short and to the point...I love the true sense of sisterhood and the never ending support and encouragement that my Derby Sisters give. That for the first time in my l...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Jan 25, 2015

Firecrackers vs Cherry Bombers – A Rookie Roller Derby Opener

So Saturday just gone I was headed off to Chelmsford to take part in my second ever public Roller Derby game. Unlike my first I’d been a vision of unconcerned calm all week. Maybe it was the fact that I had a few more scrims under my belt, or m...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Nov 11, 2014

Fooooood!!!

I was SO hungry (more like hangry) after skating tonight that by the time I got home, there was no pause to look for a fork. I dove into my dinner of chicken with mashed potatoes with my hands. Lmao Gotta refuel, right?Oh yessss. That just happene...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Oct 8, 2014

My Roller Derby Cherry Popper Bout

Big thanks to those of you that posted calming things on my last post about preparing for my first Roller Derby Bout. Naturally none of it made any difference at all, and I spent much of last week alternating between extreme calmness and total panic.
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Sep 30, 2014

Adventures In Roller Derby

Psssst... Can I tell you a secret?Come closer...A little closer...For as long as I can remember, I've loved roller derby. In fact, like many others, I loved it so much that I wanted to be a roller derby girl myself. *insert sad violin music here* Sad...
by Live Laugh Love Bake on Sep 21, 2014

Preparing For My First Roller Derby Bout

It’s been a bit quiet around here in July and August, apart from a few reviews and things, and for that I apologise. Back at the beginning of July I sprained my ankle at my second Roller Derby scrim, and it’s been a long and stressful roa...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Sep 16, 2014

A Year in Roller Derby

I hope you’re ready for a long post, because there’s a lot I need to get out of my head! On the 3rd June 2013, a year ago today, a friend persuaded a group of us to go along to our local Roller Derby league, The Norfolk Brawds, Fresh Meat...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Jun 3, 2014

Roller Derby – Level 2 Sign Offs

At the Norfolk Brawds our coaching is split into 4 levels, we work our way up towards being signed off on all the minimum skills set down by the WFTDA, the sports governing body, with a sign off session to assess our progress every 6 weeks. I passed...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Feb 10, 2014

Watch the video - The Creature Comfort - Sally Sucks

Watch the video - The Creature Comfort - Sally Sucks  The Creature Comfort have released the video for album track 'Sally Sucks'. The video is shot in the band's hometown of Manchester, UK and features one of the members of the city's famous R...
by MusicMafiaUK on Nov 7, 2013

Roller Derby Level One Sign Offs …. How Did I Do?

This Monday just gone was sign offs day again for Level 1 minimum skills with the Norfolk Brawds. You may not know this, but to play Roller Derby competitively there are minimum skills set down by the WFTDA. It’s not just a case of strapping wh...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Oct 3, 2013

Walking on Broken Glass

This weekend I voluntarily walked across broken glass. I know, what an idiot, right? It was part of an event for Domestic Violence charity Leeway which is the charity my Roller Derby League, the Norfolk Brawds are supporting. Other league members wer...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Sep 23, 2013

Aches, Pains and Wheels

It’s been a while I know, but I’ve been busy, busy and this blog was always the one that would suffer as I write it just for fun really! Today though, I am back, and I am achey. During Juneathon I started going to Roller Derby Fresh Meat...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Aug 21, 2013

#juneathon Day 24 – Rolling Rolling Rolling

Well, I risked a return to Roller Derby last night, even though my leg is still a little stiff. My leg ached slightly after a couple of falls, so I stopped falling on the leg, so right knee falls were the order of the day! Last night we covered some...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Jun 25, 2013

#juneathon day 10 – The End?

I’m writing this one from my phone, so excuse the lack of beautiful formatting. I pretty much feel like an idiot right now. The stabbing pain that started on Saturday and got worse on Sunday had eased a little, though I could still feel it, so...
by Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra on Jun 11, 2013


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