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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DCRA never seem to have a quiet month and May was a particularly busy one for us; we played our first game in the 2018 British Champs T4WN; we marched and waved our rainbow flags at Durham Pride AND we hosted our first ever Rookie Scrim. New recruits to the Angels are like buses – nothing
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:
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.