It’s been about 10 weeks since our latest intake of new skaters (I know, we can’t believe it either!) so we decided to ask a few of them how they’ve been finding their time with us – over to you Cherubs! Alex – “At the beginning of 2019 I attended my very first roller derby
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So you’ve read about roller derby, maybe even watched a couple of games, or maybe you stumbled across the sport by accident. However you found yourself thinking about it, the question is, why haven’t you joined a league?! Here at DCRA we hold new intakes a couple of times a year with our next one
In honour of World Mental Health Day, one of our skaters kindly offered a few words on her mental health, how it crept over into roller derby and how a positive mindset has helped her along the way. So as someone who has suffered with depression and anxiety in my life I thought I’d think
We probably all know someone who suffers with their mental health – and that sucks. The good thing though, is that more and more people are talking about it to help try and get rid of the stigma that has surrounded it for such a long time. Our latest blog is from one of our
DCRA have had to sit and wait (im)patiently for our turn to play in the 2018 British Championships. Our campaign FINALLY got underway on Sunday 20th May. Our game date coincided with the Newcastle Roller Girls annual tournament – Euroclash. Clairely Psycho takes us through the weekend through her eyes. This weekend has truly been
DCRA are looking for new members that we can turn into fully fledged skaters RIGHT NOW! We absolutely love bringing people into our team and teaching them how to skate. But it actually goes much further than that. For many of our members, skating has given them so much more than a couple of hours getting sweaty in a sports hall. Femme FAYEtal, one of our newest graduates has written from the heart about what roller derby, and joining DCRA has done for her:
Earlier this month 4 more cherubs gained their wings and became a part of the Durham City Rolling Angels travel team! In this first post we introduce you to Tomb Roller and Helluva Hit.
Part two of Angela’s Cherub Diary. This month she gets up close and personal with the floor and learns the importance of understanding your skates.
Angela Swainston has been a Cherub with Durham City Rolling Angels since October 2014. Here’s the first installment of her Cherub diary telling us how she found roller derby and her experience of intake day.