Blog, We were there

Spring bootcamp in Warsaw / Wiosenny bootcamp w Warszawie

by Rita Skater photos Tom Malko March 23-24 in Warsaw, Warsaw Hellcats Roller Girls together with Warsaw Hellbadgers Officials Squad organized a Spring Bootcamp with Miracle Whips, Wonder Zebra and Shref. We were very lucky, because the weather on both days was beautiful and encouraged increased activity. And that was quite a lot! Over 50… Continue reading Spring bootcamp in Warsaw / Wiosenny bootcamp w Warszawie

Blog, Keep it Semple

Fitness and Derby Part 2 / Fitness i Derby Część 2

by Claire Semple photos: private archives and canva database The last article looked at the basics of fitness for derby; endurance, stamina and cardiovascular fitness, the golden trio required for derby of all levels and looking in some detail on how to train, build on them and develop in any direction you wish depending upon… Continue reading Fitness and Derby Part 2 / Fitness i Derby Część 2

Blog, through the viewfinder

So, you want to be a roller derby photographer?

text and photos by Marko Niemelä When I pick up the ideas for the quarterly column, we usually chat with What A Bout’s Tom about the ideas. I’m good with writing when I get things rolling, but I usually need a good push to get moving - and that’s when Tom steps in. He gives… Continue reading So, you want to be a roller derby photographer?

Blog, Just DIY

Paint you helmet – tutorial / Zrób to sam – pomaluj swój kask

As you can read in “Skates in the city” we highly recommend wearing helmet at any occasion on skates. We know you might feel you don’t look pretty in it but that’s why we always have DIY tips for you 🙂 In sport stores or skate shops you might find helmets in any colour you… Continue reading Paint you helmet – tutorial / Zrób to sam – pomaluj swój kask

Blog, The Talk

People behind the track / Ludzie za kulisami toru

To organize a super event, you need a whole bunch of people who will agree to help you, whether for love for a derby or for a friendship. / Do organizacji super eventu potrzebna jest cała masa ludzi, którzy zgodzą ci się pomóc czy to z miłości do derby czy z przyjaźni do was.

Blog, We were there

Three is a magic number / Trzy to magiczna liczba

text and photos Tom Malko We live in a world of three dimensions, although quantum physics suggests that time may be the fourth one. When it comes to me, my fourth dimension has a serious defect, because I am constantly lacking it ... So let's stick to the version that there are only three. There… Continue reading Three is a magic number / Trzy to magiczna liczba

Blog, skates in the city

Don’t lose your head, we’re here to help – all you need to know about helmets / Nie trać głowy, przybywamy z pomocą – czyli wszystko co musisz wiedzieć o kaskach

Your head is the most important thing in the whole world, or at least it should be for you. It’s carrying around your most valuable possession - your brain. How you should choose a helmet and how to take proper care of it, we’re also coming to the rescue. / Twoja głowa jest najważniejszą rzeczą na świecie, a przynajmniej powinna nią być dla ciebie. To ona nosi w sobie twój najcenniejszy skarb - mózg. Jak wybrać właściwy kask i jak o niego zadbać, przychodzimy na ratunek.