11 Reasons You Should Try Roller Derby
Introducing the most badass sport in the world.
If you haven't heard of roller derby, you NEED to hear about it right now.
It's a fast-paced full-contact sport in which two teams of five skaters compete to score points by overtaking each other on a flat track. Inevitably there are bruises, and the occasional broken bone, but the sport just gets more popular every year. And it's mostly organised and played by women.
The first UK team was established in 2006, and the number of players has increased every year ever since. We asked British roller derby skaters why people should take up their sport.