In December 2006, Jessica Thompson was having a tough time. She had moved back from Indianapolis, Ind., to her hometown of Augusta because of a relationship, but things hadn’t worked out as she had hoped. Now she was turning 30, and most of her old girlfriends were too busy to hang out with their single
The Apocalypstix celebrate their win after the opening roller derby bouts on March 13.
The Atlanta Rollergirls return to for their fifth season on Saturday. This year they’ve added an all-star team that will play against teams from other. The first all-star game will pit Atlanta’s Dirty South Derby Girls against Pittsburgh’s Steel City Dirty Demons. Here’s your chance to meet some of the bruising competitors.
February 21st (that’s this Saturday!) kicks off the Atlanta Rollergirls’ 11th season, and if you hadn’t noticed, ARG’s home teams have been re-drafted. That’s right, the Apocalypstix, Denim Demons, Sake Tuyas, and Toxic Shocks are beginning the season fresh and ready to climb their way to the top. This means you will witness the FIRST
The 2015 season opener is just about a week away, and you can feel the excitement in the air. But nobody is more excited than this year’s group of rookies and transfer skaters, who will be skating with Atlanta for the very first time on February 21st. We asked each of them a few questions
Are you ready Atlanta? Tomorrow we reveal not only brand-new rookies and transfers, but also the new team placements for all the rollergirls you’ve come to know and love at the Debutante Brawl. After all that excitement, you’ll be ready for our most heartpounding season yet! We’re heading into our 11th year with new teams
Sweet Willy T-Bag has been an integral part of ARG since 2008. It’s a rite of passage for every rookie to hear their newly-christened derby name announced by Willy during roll-out. In addition to announcing for all of our home bouts, he’s also taken his signature voice to the international level at tournaments, including the
The Atlanta Rollergirls, the first and only internationally ranked women’s roller derby team in the city, are back on the track this February with a 2015 season of all the hard-hitting, live action sports that metro fans have come to know and love. Featuring the leagues’ popular home-team matches plus plenty of opportunities to root